, or as it is sometimes known Wes Craven's Chiller
, is a made for TV horror
/thriller released in 1985. It was directed by Wes Craven
, and written by J.D. Feigelson.
Corporate executive Miles Creighton (Michael Beck
) dies, and is cryonically preserved in the hopes that he can be revived. 10 years later, the procedure is a success, and Miles returns—without his soul.
Miles Creighton is cryonically
preserved. When his storage tank malfunctions and begins to thaw, Miles is rushed to a hospital. His mother, who has missed her son terribly during his 10-year incapacitation, arranges for surgeons there to perform a procedure that was not possible when Miles was originally frozen. The operation is a success and Miles revives.
Miles returns to the company his father, now deceased, started. He ruthlessly strips down anything that the company does not require to be profitable, and fires the man responsible for keeping the company running in Miles' absence.
A series of mysterious deaths occur and circumstantial evidence implicates Miles. His mother, of course, does not want to believe her beloved son is a heartless killer. It is only when Father Penny (played by Paul Sorvino) arrives at the hospital in critical condition that she is convinced her son is evil. Penny tells her that Miles was responsible, and she rushes home to save her step daughter and have Miles arrested.
The events that follow pit Miles against his mother, and she ends up... Read More