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Killjoy (1981)

TV Movie  -   -  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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Mrs. Goodman
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Mary Roberts
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Story of a young woman's murder and the people who become involved with it.

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murder | police detective

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Mystery | Thriller

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Rated PG for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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Amazing told story!!
16 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is an amazing thriller that you must watch!! If you like suspense than this is what you need! You will see how the story is actually interesting, and how the performances of some good actors, like Kim Basinger and Robert Culp are. This is one small TV made thriller or mystery that you will really enjoy if you like suspense, don't miss it!!


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