Cruise Into Terror

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Cruise Into Terror
Written byMichael Braverman
Directed by Bruce Kessler
Starring Dirk Benedict
John Forsythe
Frank Converse
Christopher George
Lynda Day George
Jo Ann Harris
Lee Meriwether
Ray Milland
Music by Gerald Fried
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Producers Douglas S. Cramer
Aaron Spelling
CinematographyArch Dalzell
Editors Dennis Virkler
John Wright
Running time100 minutes
Production company Aaron Spelling Productions
Original network ABC
Original releaseFebruary 3, 1978 (1978-02-03)

Cruise Into Terror is a 1978 American made-for-television [1] horror film directed by Bruce Kessler. [2] The film originally premiered February 3, 1978 on ABC. [3] The all-star supporting cast features (in alphabetical order) Dirk Benedict, Frank Converse, John Forsythe, Christopher George, Lynda Day George, Lee Meriwether, Ray Milland, Hugh O'Brian, Stella Stevens, Roger E. Mosley, and Marshall Thompson.



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  1. Churchill, David. "So Bad It's Good?: Cruise Into Terror (1978)". Critics at Large. Retrieved 26 September 2020.
  2. "Cruise into Terror (1978)". The Terror Trap. Retrieved 26 September 2020.
  3. "Previewing Three TV Movies: 'Deadman's Curve' on CBS". Los Angeles Times. Feb 3, 1978. p. e19.