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I'm Dangerous Tonight (1990)

Ancient mummy of an Aztec priest is discovered. A student turns the priest's cloak into a dress. However, the cloak is cursed, so whoever wears the dress becomes a psycho-killer. The student and her professor must find it and destroy it.

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Amy (as Madchen Amick)
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Eddie
Daisy Hall ...
Gloria
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Lt. Ackman
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Grandmother
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Mason
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Jonas Wilson
Mary Frann ...
Martha
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Prof. Buchanan
Lew Horn ...
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Victor
Dan Leegant ...
Frank
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Landlord
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Joey (as Edward Trotta)
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An ancient Aztec cloth with a curse accidentally finds its way into the possession of a young woman. She decides to make a dress from the cloth. Whoever wears this cloth/dress comes under its spell; all inhibitions and moral responsibilities are lost. Written by Rob Hartill

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Amy has a new dress that will take your breath away ...forever... See more »

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8 August 1990 (USA)  »

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Peligrosa de noche  »

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One-note but sexually charged.
22 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

"I'm Dangerous Tonight" disappoints mainly in the plot department. Once you've realized the basic concept, the script looks one-note and unsurprising. But, judged by TV-movie standards, this thriller is surprisingly violent and sexually charged. Director Hooper brings some peculiar, kinky undertones to the material, playing with the role-reversal of the concept; there is a definite link between erotic tension and violence here.

As you may have guessed, Perkins doesn't play the villain here. He is pretty much wasted in a small supporting role, but he manages to give a classy performance. Amick is the lead here, and she's striking.


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