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Killjoy (1981)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Mystery, Thriller  |  22 October 1981 (USA)
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Story of a young woman's murder and the people who become involved with it.

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Joy Morgan / Elaine Steel
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Story of a young woman's murder and the people who become involved with it.

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Mystery | Thriller

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Rated PG for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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Compact, entertaining mystery.
13 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

The alternate title of this made-for-TV whodunit is "Who Killed Joy Morgan?", yet that's far from being the only question laid down by the film; we are also constantly asking ourselves "Who was killed?" and "Who is lying?" and "Did Joy Morgan ever existed in the first place?". The twisty script makes sure that WE are never sure about anything. And if you like films of this type, this one is guaranteed to please you. A compact, gripping mystery with a competent cast - plus an early appearance by Kim Basinger, who looks more sensuous here than she did in later years. (**1/2)


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