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Jennifer Eight (1992)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  6 November 1992 (USA)
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John Berlin
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Freddy Ross
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John Taylor
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Margie Ross
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Citrine
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St. Anne
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Nicholas Love ...
Bisley
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Serato
Paul Bates ...
Venables
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Goodridge
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Blattis (as Lenny Von Dohlen)
Bryan Larkin ...
Bobby Rose
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Amanda
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Storyline

A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose and only John knows it. Written by Rob Hartill

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Rated R for violence and terror, and for language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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6 November 1992 (USA)  »

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Jennifer 8  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,390,479 (USA)
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Director Bruce Robinson wanted composer Christopher Young to write the score for the film and the studio rejected him because of his lack of credits at that point. The studio then hired Maurice Jarre to write the music for the film who was their "lucky charm" after the success of films such as Ghost, Almost an Angel and School Ties and did not get along with Robinson, who felt that Jarre's music for the film did not fit what he was aiming for with the story. Young would be hired and after the first recording session, the studio backed off and agreed to the choice. See more »

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When Berlin is searching through Taylor's filing cabinet, his hands jump in position while flipping through the folders just before he finds the folder marked "Jennifer". See more »

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[first lines]
Travis: You can drive down there, sir.
Freddy Ross: I'm already walking. Where is it?
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Soundtracks

Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht
by Franz Gruber (as F. Gruber) & Joseph Mohr (as J. Mohr)
Performed by Thomanerchor (as Thomanerchor Leipzig)
Courtesy of Delta Music by arrangement with Sounds of Film
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To the Point.
24 February 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Jennifer 8" is an underrated movie of some of the greatest quality I have seen yet. Andy Garcia, Lance Henrikson, Uma Thurman, and John Malkovich all give extraordinary performances in a novel script that involves intriguing and very deep characters. The music mixes with the dark directing style perfectly to set the thriller atmosphere, and there is just enough action to make anyone happy. Behind the murders involved and the tense atmosphere, the movie also tells a romantic love story of a blind woman and a cop returning from the badlands. It is a movie that draws you in - and I'd recommend it to everyone.


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