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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 ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vikki Eaton
Beverly York
Det, Shoup
Judge Cudahy
Capt. Bullis
Buck Fryman (as Charlie Robinson)
Kenneth Switzer
Dolph Sweet ...
Scotty Neilson
Todd York
Lukens Switzer
John Steadman ...
Stephen Parr ...
Sgt. Boyle


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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A Movie for Liz Montgomery Fan's Only!
1 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Pretty routine TV Movie of the week, watch this for Liz Montgomery and a creepy performance by Dean Stockwell. Otherwise, thin plot about some murder that Liz and O.J. are working on. Liz's character is supposed to be the type that only goes after rich men who drive Jaguars. She ends up falling for the Juice (no pun intended) O.J. Simpson, that is. Trouble is he is married to Rosalind Cash who is the type of wife that probably makes the mice jump on chairs when she walks into the kitchen. I love Liz and think she should have won Emmys for "A Case of Rape" AND "Lizzie Borden" but she is miscast as a cop. Dean Stockwell, however is quite creepy (or at least his hair is here!) as a cold blooded killer. How ironic O.J. leaves his Black wife for a blonde white chick here (just like he did in real life)....for 1977 the clothes are pretty tasteful, just some of those awful oversize sweaters in puky colors. There is some great L.A. location shooting here...not a horrible movie but not as good as some of Liz's previous or later work.

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