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Night Game (1989)

R  |   |  Thriller, Crime, Drama  |  15 September 1989 (USA)
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A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins.

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Cast

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Mike Seaver
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Roxy
Lane Smith ...
Witty
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Nelson
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Broussard
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Alma
Anthony Palmer ...
Mendoza
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Gries
Matt Carlson ...
Diddee
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Epps
Alex Garcia ...
Sil Baretto
Michelle Cochran ...
Cindy Baretto
Bob Allen ...
Baseball Announcer
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Color Man
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Blonde #1 (Loretta Akers)
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A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins.

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STRIKE ONE - there's a killer on the loose... STRIKE TWO - you never know where he'll strike next... STRIKE THREE - too late. See more »

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Thriller | Crime | Drama

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15 September 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Armoton peli  »

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$337,812 (USA)
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The finale was filmed at the Balinese Room located at Seawall Boulevard @ 21st Street; sadly, the entire structure was destroyed September 13, 2008 by Hurricane Ike. See more »

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Low Key Affair For Scheider
8 September 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

But than again, it's nothing more than a made for TV movie of the week. Scheider still does a good job as detective Seaver, but it seems like there's more time spent detailing his relationship with Karen Young than there is going after the psycho. Keep in mind the movie is listed as a thriller, not a drama. Even though you have an ace director, great cast and good script, the low budget quality to the film just sinks it. It's the type of movie where they'll show people dancing in a ballroom to the same song over and over again. For those that are looking for a chiller after reading this movie's summary, forget it. Although some of the murders are graphic, the whole film just drags along until the predictable conclusion. One highlight though is the score by Pino Donaggio which is really good, at times even breathtaking, but there's just not enough of it in the movie. Worth a look though just to see Scheider nail down a Texas accent.

Score, 5 out of 10 Stars


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