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Psychic Killer (1975)

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A former mental patient uses astral projection to destroy the people he believes have wronged him.

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Paul Burke ...
Police Lt. Jeff Morgan
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Arnold James Masters
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Dr. Laura Scott
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Dr. Gubner
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Lemonowski
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Lt. Dave Anderson
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Dr. Paul Taylor
Rod Cameron ...
Dr. Commanger
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Mrs. Gibson
Mary Charlotte Wilcox ...
Nurse Burnson (as Mary Wilcox)
Judith Brown ...
Anne Turner
Joseph Della Sorte ...
Harvey B. Sanders
Greydon Clark ...
Police Sgt. Marv Sowash
Harry Holcombe ...
Judge
Robin Raymond ...
Jury Foreman (as Robyn Raymond)
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Storyline

Mental patient Arnold Masters, hospitalized for a murder he didn't commit, learns astral projection--the art of leaving one's physical body and transporting the soul someplace else--from a fellow inmate. Upon his release, Arnold uses his new powers to bump off the people he holds responsible for his arrest, his mother's death while he was imprisoned and the price of meat! Lt. Morgan and Lt. Anderson are the cops on his trail, while his caring shrink, Dr. Scott, tries to prevent any more deaths. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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"First it drives you mad, then it kills and kills and kills!" See more »

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Thriller | Horror

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PG | See all certifications »
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December 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Kirlian Effect  »

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1.85 : 1
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The sign on lawyer Sanders' new building says "M. Rustam Const. Corp." Mohammed Rustam and Mohammed Rustam are two of the producers. See more »

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Lieut. Morgan (Paul Burke) reports that the coroner describes the scalding victim as having "first degree burns". First degree burns are the least serious (but most painful) type of burn, and the coroner would know this. See more »

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No logical explanation .... but who cares ... it's entertaining !
14 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Kirilian photography is featured throughout this intriguing film. Although promoted as horror, the sci-fi element is strong. Mental patient, Jim Hutton, eliminates his enemies with "accidents" carried out through psychic phenomena. Naturally this series of bizarre killings has the police quite perplexed. Such creative dispatches to the beyond as dropping a cement slab on his shyster lawyer, could easily be interpreted as "black comedy". The lets get right down to "business" romance between policeman, Paul Burke, and Hutton's Psychiatrist, Julie Adams, even has some levity to it. The movie has sexual titillation, nudity, splatter, creative kills, and an original and impressive ending. In short, a good exploitation film, with an interesting sci-fi premise. - MERK


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