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White of the Eye (1987)

 -  Thriller  -  20 May 1988 (USA)
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Paul White
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Joan White
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Mike Desantos
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Detective Charles Mendoza
Michael Greene ...
Phil Ross
Danielle Smith ...
Danielle White
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Ann Mason
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Harold Gideon
David Chow ...
Fred Hoy
Marc Hayashi ...
Stu
Mimi Lieber ...
Liza Manchester
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Caryanne (as Pamela Seamon)
Bob Zache ...
Lucas Herman
Danko Gurovich ...
Arnold White
China Kong ...
Ruby Hoy (as China Cammell)
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In a wealthy and isolated desert community, a sound expert is targeted as the prime suspect of a series of brutal murders of local suburban housewives who were attacked and mutilated in their homes. As he desperately tries to prove his innocence, his young wife starts to uncover mysteries of her own... Written by Anonymous

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20 May 1988 (USA)  »

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$225,132 (USA)
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Despite the films tremendous critical praise it did poorly at the box office upon release. Over the years "White of the Eye" has developed an underground following, though the film has yet to be released on DVD in the US. See more »

Goofs

The Detective says to Paul that they know of four people who have bought tires with tracks matching those at a murder scene and Paul is one of them. Paul then asks "What about those other four?" when he should say "What about those other three?" See more »

Quotes

Mike Desantos: Because you can't change a channel, man. Future or past.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credit montage the films title dissolves in from a negative image of a sun glare. See more »

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References West Side Story (1961) See more »

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A Country Boy Can Survive
by Hank Williams Jr.
Written by Hank Williams Jr. (uncredited)
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Intriguing images but a seriously muddled script drags it down ...
12 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"White of the Eye" has a promising beginning as an unseen killer stalks and butchers an unsuspecting female. The kill scene is effectively cut between slicing flesh and a struggling goldfish gasping for air. David Keith and Cathy Motiarity along with some recognizable supporting actors do their best to save this stylish film. Unfortunately intriguing images alone cannot overcome a seriously muddled script. Numerous flashbacks and an overlong running time cause things to steadily spiral out of control. Eventually craziness prevails with stories of black holes and evolution deficiencies overtaking logic. The movie drags on until the final scenes in a gigantic quarry, where everything ends with a bang. - MERK


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