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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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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December 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Kirlian Effect  »

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Julie Adams' character Dr. Scott says she is from "Blyville, Arkansas". The actress grew up in Arkansas (Little Rock). See more »

Goofs

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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You Perfect Stranger
Music by Mike Corda
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Routine horror yarn with good cast

Decent performances by a cast of familiar TV faces enliven this routine horror yarn about a mental patient (Hutton), hospitalized for a murder he didn't commit, who learns astral projection, and 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! One of the murders is unwisely played for comic relief, and Hutton's monster makeup at the end makes him resemble Michael Sarrazin on a five-day bender.


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