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Keeper of the City (1991)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  25 January 1992 (USA)
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A mad killer is murdering the mafia bosses of Chicago. Jim Dela is the cop investigating the crimes and thus gets into contact with Vickie Benedetto who is the wife of Vince, a psychotic ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Detective James Dela
Vince Benedetto
Frank Nordhall
Vickie Benedetto
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael R. Byrne ...
Cop #1
Wayne Chema ...
Martin Davidson ...
Gordon's lawyer
Aeryk Egan ...
Scotty Benedetto
Charles Geraci ...
Lou Vorno
Christine Jansen ...
Ania Kazmeirczak ...
Polish cleaning woman
Amy Scalone Miner ...


A mad killer is murdering the mafia bosses of Chicago. Jim Dela is the cop investigating the crimes and thus gets into contact with Vickie Benedetto who is the wife of Vince, a psychotic man who hates his father's mafia past. Written by Volker Boehm

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25 January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kaupunki pelon vallassa  »

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Released theatrically in Sweden, Hungary and the Netherlands. See more »

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21 October 2008 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

this movie is really great! guess i'm the first person to comment on this see...the actors in this movie in really good... there's no reason to say the acting are bad... Louise gosset Jr has always been great in his movie...if you're seeking another movie from him,then check out for toy soldiers and Carolina skeletons (which i really thought much much more better than this movie!)peter coyote and Anthony la Paglia have performed one of the best role in their career..the story line goes very well here...this is a great B movie.. there's not very much action here...but the plot of the story goes very well here...give this movie a credit...surely there's thousand of movies which is far than better than this movie...but i'm giving this movie a chance...for it is really entertaining..i really recommended this movie to or buy it!!! 10/10*****

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