Child in the Night 33 years old

The secret of a grisly murder, locked in a child's mind.

Child in the Night

A child psychologist, Hollis who's marriage collapsed after she learned she was barren, bonds with Luke Winfield, who witnessed his father's murder at the hands of rain-slicker wearing killer with a cargo hook. Along the way she befriends Detective Bass as he investigates a series of homicides, each with the same M.O. As Hollis gets closer to Luke she discovers some trouble family secrets ensuring she is next to be slain.


Child in the Night Cast

Name Character
Tom Skerritt He was 56, now 90 years old as Bass
JoBeth Williams She was 41, now 75 years old as Dr. Hollis
Elijah Wood He was 9, now 43 years old as Luke
Darren McGavin He was 67, 83 years old when he died as Os Winfield
Mike Pniewski He was 29, now 62 years old as Bobby (as Michael Pniewski)
Season Hubley She was 39, now 72 years old as Valerie
Johnny DiCarsano He was 8, 15 years old when he died as Ricky
Michael di Martino as Mikey
Thom Bray He was 36, now 69 years old
Tim Choate He was 35, 49 years old when he died as Curt

Child in the Night Crew

Name Department
Mike Robe as Director. Directing
Michael Petryni as Writer. Writing
Child in the Night poster
Child in the Night (33 years)

The secret of a grisly murder, locked in a child's mind.

  • Release day: Tuesday, May 01, 1990
  • Runtime: 95 minutes