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A Scream in the Streets (1973)

 -  Crime  -  1973 (USA)
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Two Los Angeles detectives are assigned to track down and arrest a brutal rapist-murderer terrorizing the city. Their job is complicated by the fact that the killer is able to avoid capture because he can pose as a woman.

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Joshua Bryant ...
Officer Ed Haskell (as John Kirkpatric)
Frank Bannon ...
Officer Bob Streeker
Rosie Stone ...
Officer Patty Rydell
Linda York ...
Girl on Park Bench
Brandy Lyman ...
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The Rapist
Tony Scarponi
John Keith ...
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Ann Ali
Terry Woolman
Irving Parham
Mike Doty
Eric Norden ...
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Phil Kaufman
Brink Brydon
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Two Los Angeles detectives are assigned to track down and arrest a brutal rapist-murderer terrorizing the city. Their job is complicated by the fact that the killer is able to avoid capture because he can pose as a woman.

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A City Ripped Apart by Sin and Lust! See more »

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Girls in the Street  »

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Disjointed crime drama
31 March 2000 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

There is a cross-dressing rapist/murder on the loose and two plain clothed cops are on the case, but they are too busy battling peeping tom, foodmart robber, and having personal problems in this run-of-the-mill action film. One actress looks like Colleen Brennen. The video print is the edited down version, but still has most of the stuff intact. Could've been a good cop film, but the paper thin script made it impossible to like. Suprisingly has a decent car chase for a low-budget film. Not recommended.


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