After the success of THE USUAL SUSPECTS in 1995, Bryan Singer was pretty much allowed to direct any film he wanted. He was offered a lot of high-profile projects, but the one he chose was this adaptation of a Stephen King novella about a boy who is obsessed with Nazis and discovers a former Nazi living in his peaceful, Southern California suburban neighborhood. The film was a good adaptation even though it gets bogged down a lot with heavy dialogue scenes. In this scene, the boy has purchased a replica of a Nazi uniform and blackmails the old man to wear it (or else he will notify American and Israeli law enforcement that he’s been hiding out all these years):

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