Release dateMay 1, 1990 CastJoBeth Williams (Dr. Hollis), Tom Skerritt (Bass), Season Hubley (Valerie), Mike Pniewski (Bobby (as Michael Pniewski)), Tim Choate (Curt), Thom Bray Similar moviesJoBeth Williams appears in Child in the Night and A Chance of Snow
TaglineThe secret of a grisly murder, locked in a child's mind.
Child In The Night is a television film broadcast during the 1990 May Sweeps. It aired on the CBS Network before a subsequent release to home video and syndication. The psychological thriller stars JoBeth Williams as a child psychologist, Tom Skerritt as a local police chief and introduced nine-year-old Elijah Wood as a troubled witness to a brutal slaying. Darren McGavin co-starred.