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Raw Nerve (1991)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Thriller  |  28 June 1991 (USA)
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A race car driver has visions of the victims of a serial killer before their demise and tries to get a skeptic police detective and an ambitious reporter to help him find the killer.

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Jimmy Clayton is a race car driver who has visions of the murders that have been happening locally. The police do not believe him and he is not aware of what is happening to him. When he has a vision of his sister Gina being murdered, he needs to make an investigation of his own. With the help of local reporter Gloria Freedman, Jimmy tries to determine who the murderer is and analyse his visions. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Somebody wants her dead...but she's being difficult. See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and drug content. | See all certifications »
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Though he did a made-for-television movie the same year, this marks Glenn Ford's final film appearance. See more »

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Blake Garrett: Well, Bubba, now the whole city thinks you're a fruitcake.
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New Power Generation
Written and performed by New Power (John Wesley and Chris Huff)
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Protecting a suspect
17 January 2009 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

A journalist (Sandahl Bergman of 'Conan' fame) believes Jimmy (Ted Prior), suspected of several murders, is innocent. The cop in charge (Jan-Michael 'Airwolf' Vincent) doesn't believe her, but he has personal reasons, while his boss (Glenn Ford) never trusts anyone, anyway. So it is a difficult job for her, and also she needs to keep an eye on Jimmys younger sister Gina (Traci Lords) who is in danger to become the next victim of the killer, whoever that is.

Well, despite the famous cast, this could as well be episode 99 of a good quality TV series. It is OK to watch, but not outstanding; I don't think I'll remember it next month, especially since movies about psychopathic killers are 'a dime a dozen'. It's rather mild for this kind of subject, by the way: no nudity, minimum violence which is over very quickly, could almost pass for PG instead of R in my opinion.


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