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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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Joe Steiner
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Mike Patterson
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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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I highly recommend BLACKOUT
6 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film when it first aired on t.v. many years ago. I have always remembered it as being thrilling, psychologically interesting and well acted by the entire cast. It holds the dubious honor as being one of the first of its kind in the genre of reality based films. Keith Carradine did a fine job. He was able to move from monster to nice guy real estate agent back to monster in a seamless, believable, frightening portrayal. One of my favorite actors bears mentioning here, Richard Widmark was the consummate professional yet again. While Blackout has some flaws and is not In Cold Blood or Compulsion, I believe its aim was accomplished. It entertained, was interesting and is worth viewing. I've seen it several times.


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