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The January Man (1989)

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Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, ... See full summary »

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Christine Starkey
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Bernadette Flynn
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Police Commissioner Frank Starkey
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Captain Vincent Alcoa
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Mayor Eamon Flynn
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Ed
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Alison Hawkins
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Roger Culver (as Ken Welsh)
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Alma
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Cone
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Detective Reilly
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Lana Pico
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Storyline

Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, and corruption all are in the background as Nick tries to uncover the secret of where the killer will strike next, and finally must lay a trap without the police. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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13 January 1989 (USA)  »

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Im Zeichen der Jungfrau  »

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$4,611,062 (USA)
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The film cast includes three Oscar winners: Kevin Kline, Rod Steiger and Susan Sarandon; and three Oscar nominees: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Harvey Keitel and Danny Aiello. See more »

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When we first see the January victim enter her apartment, she is walking down a hallway with a bare floor. In the next scene where we see her, there is a rug on the hallway floor. See more »

Quotes

Nick Starkey: It's a beautiful day. I'm going to put on my best dress and go to a funeral.
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Sung by Faye Grant
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A very funny film
22 September 1999 | by (St. Helens, UK) – See all my reviews

This was one of my favourite films when I was little, but Channel 5 have just put it on after the watershed and that made it even better. I always thought there was a problem with the continuity when she hands him the thing at the end but I was wrong it was terrible censoring.

Back to the film. All the actors are good in the film although Alan Rickman steals the show completely. Even if you don't like mystery films tape the fight scene at the end of this, it is one of the funniest you will ever see.

Just one more thing would somebody get Nick Starkey a cappuccino.


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