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Stop Me Before I Kill! (1960)

The Full Treatment (original title)
After surviving a traumatic car accident, a race car driver travels to the Cote D'Azur to recover but is plagued by an urge to strangle his wife.

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David Prade
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Denise Colby
Ronald Lewis ...
Alan Colby
Françoise Rosay ...
Madame Prade
Bernard Braden ...
Harry Stonehouse
Katya Douglas ...
Connie
Barbara Chilcott ...
Baroness de la Vailion
Anne Tirard ...
Nicole
Edwin Styles ...
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High-strung race car driver Alan Colby is trying to recover from a serious head injury. Alan and his lovely new wife Denise go on vacation to the South of France for some much needed rest and relaxation. But Alan is having trouble resisting his more violent impulses. Suave local psychiatrist David Prade offers to help Alan out. Written by Woodyanders

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A diabolical new technique in suspense!

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At 120 minutes, "The Full Treatment" was Hammer's longest film to date. See more »

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David Prade: You know, only the unsuccessful murderers disclose their crimes.
Alan Colby: And the successful ones?
David Prade: Well, they draw their reward from a feeling of personal power.
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"Stop blinding me with science!"
26 October 2013 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Psychological thriller from producer-director Val Guest could perhaps use more thrills and less psychology. Racecar driver fights against getting psychiatric help after a road accident--which killed the other driver--has left him badly shaken; his spouse begs him to reconsider, particularly after she becomes the target of her husband's subconscious rage. Adaptation of Ronald Scott Thorn's novel "The Full Treatment" (the movie's alternate title), by Thorn and Guest, has some tart dialogue and solid performances, and looks great as photographed by Gilbert Taylor, but the midsection of the film is redundant. Guest turns the plot-screws with careful deliberation, but is too slow in getting this web untangled. **1/2 from ****


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