Sometimes They Come Back


Sometimes They Come Back aired on May 7th, 1991 on CBS. Filming Locations include Liberty and Rocheport, Mo. It was directed by Tom McLoughlin. McLoughlin also directed Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, as well as four episodes of Friday the 13th: The Series and one episode of Freddy's Nightmares. The film is based on the short story by Stephen King. It was first published in the March 1974 issue of Cavalier magazine, and later in King's 1978 Night Shift collection. The hot-rod used in the movie was a 1955 Chevrolet One-Fifty. It's followed by Sometimes They Come Back...Again (1996) and Sometimes They Come Back...for More (1998). The score was composed by Terry Plumeri. The films first DVD release was in 1999.

Town square - 1 Courthouse Square Liberty, Mo. 64068

All of the scenes in the following screenshots take place on Kansas Street.

All "Now" pictures taken in 2020.

High school - 600 W. Kansas St. Liberty, Mo. 64068
(Heritage Middle School)

The school has been there since at least 1960. At some point between 1997 and 2003, the north end of the school underwent a major renovation. Also during this time, the parking lot was renovated and today looks much different then it did in the movie.

All "Now" pictures taken in 2020.

Train tunnel - west of* First St. Rocheport, Mo. 65279
(Rocheport Tunnel)

The former railroad tunnel was constructed in 1892. It was part of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. Today, it's part of Katy Trail State Park, a 240 mile biking/walking path which stretches from Clinton, Mo. to Machens, Mo. The eastern entrance of the tunnel was the portion used in the film.

All "Now" pictures taken in 2020.


  1. Where is the bridge where the kid on the bicycle got killed

  2. I can get pictures inside of the school, if you wish.

  3. Wasn’t some filmed in Tracy, MO? Right outside Platte City?