Summer of Fear

Summer of Fear is a 1996 American made-for-television psychological thriller film starring Gregory Harrison, Glynnis O'Connor, Lee Garlington and Corin Nemec. It is directed by Mike Robe based on the novel Simon Says by Gloria Murphy and premiered on CBS on April 3, 1996.


Lucas Marshall (Gregory Harrison) is a corporate executive who has inherited a summer cottage from his deceased aunt and decides to bring his family there for a summer vacation. En route to the cottage, the Marshalls encounter two evil men who attack the family only to be rescued by Simon (Corin Nemec), a 19-year-old mysterious drifter. Lucas then makes the fatal mistake of welcoming Simon into his family home.