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The China Lake Murders (1990)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  31 January 1990 (USA)
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A small town sheriff (Tom Skerritt) has his suspicions in a murder case which involves a rogue cop who goes on a murder spree. Contains mild sexual situations and violence.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sheriff Sam Brodie
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Cindy
Bill McKinney ...
Capt. Finney N.H.P.
Lonny Chapman
J.C. Quinn
David L. Crowley ...
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Doug Mears ...
Bobby
Tom Dahlgren ...
Lewis Harrelson
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Germ
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Helene Harrelson
Dennis Rucker ...
Police Sergeant (as Dennis Wayne Rucker)
Danny Hassel ...
Highway Patrol Officer
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A small town sheriff (Tom Skerritt) has his suspicions in a murder case which involves a rogue cop who goes on a murder spree. Contains mild sexual situations and violence. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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31 January 1990 (USA)  »

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Killing Cop  »

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Desert disappearances .........
30 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Vacationing psycho cop (Michael Parks) is an opportunistic serial killer, whose visits to a small desert town coincide with disappearances and unsolved homicides. New sheriff on the scene (Tom Skeritt) takes an interest in Parks as a suspect, and thus commences a cat and mouse game between the hunter and the hunted. Parks is certifiably creepy, with his pompous personality. Some eerie flute music, and great desert locations add immeasurably. For Michael Parks admirers this is a must see. Overall "The China Lake Murders" succeeds as entertainment, and is definitely recommended. ......................

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