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A white female detective is partnered with a black male detective to find the person who is committing a series of particularly vicious murders. During the course of the investigation the two begin to develop an attraction to each other, but the situation is complicated by the fact that he is married. Written by Anonymous

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The film stars O.J. Simpson as an African American man who - despite being married - falls in love with a white woman. In real life, Simpson met, and later fell, in love with Nicole Brown (a white woman) while he was married to Marguerite Simpson. It should also be noted that Simpson was accused of killing Nicole in 1994, making the film's title, "The Killing Affair", highly ironic See more »

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pathetic attempt at social comment
21 April 2004 | by (kissimmee, fl) – See all my reviews

I like Elizabeth Montgomery, but she is miscast as a police detective who has an affair with her black partner O.J. Simpson. Her performance seemed detached and forced and the two stars have absolutely no onscreen charisma. In 1977 America, trying to make an edgy movie about biracial issues was not surprising but in order to make it work you must have characters who generate compassion and sympathy for their plight. Neither of these feelings came through for me. The writing was awful and Elizabeth could not pull off the "hip" language of the time. O.J. once again showed us why he never won any trophies for acting. Overall, an awful script and worse presentation but look for a cute , young Todd Bridges as O.J.'s son.


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