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Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (1989)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  12 November 1989 (USA)
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Based on the true story of Richard "The Night Stalker" Ramirez who terrorized California in 1985 and the two Los Angeles police detectives who try to track him down.

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Sergeant Frank Salerno
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Lieutenant Gil Carrillo
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Pearl Carrillo
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Peter Morgan
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Anne Clark
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Richard Ramirez (The Night Stalker) (as Gregory Norman Cruz)
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Phil Thomas
Jenny Sullivan ...
Jane Salerno
Marisol R. Reyes ...
Maria Hernandez
Roger Hampton ...
Detective Heller
Jack Rader ...
Captain Robert Grimm
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Dr. Chow (as Soon-Teck Oh)
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Bill Melton
Jake Dengel ...
Jessie
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Mrs. Webster
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"Manhunt" vividly tells the terrifying story of the pursuit and capture of Richard Ramirez, "the Night Stalker" - a serial killer who terrorized California in mid 1980s. Written by Jaromir Krol <jaromirk@kr.onet.pl>

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On two separate occasions, the US Bank Tower is visible: once in the opening credits (hard to see due to darkness, but that's definitely it) and again near the end when Ramirez is trying to evade police. This building didn't begin construction until 1987, two years after the film's setting. See more »

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Well Done, But Very Disturbing...
30 March 1999 | by (Markham,Ontario) – See all my reviews

This is a very well done made for tv movie. It's the true story about one of the most notorious serial killers ever! The acting in this film is top notch. I am so glad that this movie was made for tv and not for the big screen. It's shocking & disturbing but it's a story that had to be told, and it was done with the utmost respect to the victims families. My prayers go out to them all...


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