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Blackout (1985)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama, Horror  |  28 July 1985 (USA)
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A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a... See full summary »

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Allen Devlin
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Joe Steiner
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Mike Patterson
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Phil Murphy
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Paul Drake ...
John Davey
Lawrence Lott ...
Dr. Van Buren
Kenneth Kimmins ...
Dr. Kay (as Ken Kimmins)
Murray Ord ...
Harlan French
Sheila Moore ...
Dr. Alcott
Jason Michas ...
Mark
Shana Lane-Block ...
Kathy
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A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before. Written by Anonymous

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Another "Who am I ?" only this one is worth seeking out ........
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"Blackout" is similar to at least a bunch of other films, in that someone has no recollection of who they are or their past history. Obsessed detective, Richard Widmark, believes he finally has found his prime suspect in a seven year old murder investigation. Problem is their identity cannot be confirmed because of reconstructive surgery following a horrific car accident, and they remember nothing. The film tries to cast doubt on Widmark's suspicions, even so far as suggesting he planted evidence to help his cause. This TV movie is way above average, with an intriguing script, creative photography, and convincing acting, especially from suspect Keith Carradine. Although the audience has several theories to choose from, the conclusion is both frightening and logical. - MERK


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