Jerry Blake (Terry O'Quinn) is a man psychotically facinated by the perfect life - a dream house in the suburbs, a big back yard, an adoring wife and loving children.
In a peaceful town just outside of Seattle, he marries the attentive Susan Maine (Shelly Hack of Charlie's Angels). He also becomes the stepfather of Susan's 16-year-old daughter Stephanie (Jill Schoelen).
Stephanie, however, is uneasy with Jerry's cheerful manner and doesn't hide her distrust.
While Jerry pretends to be the ideal dad, Stephanie glimpses his darker side...Could he be the same man who murdered his own family one year earlier, but never got caught. Or is she just an over imaginative teenager who resents her new stepfather?
A genuinely spine tingling thriller, The Stepfather remains an American horror classic.