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Jennifer 8 (1992)
"Jennifer Eight" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  6 November 1992 (USA)
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A big-city cop from L.A. 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 ... See full summary »

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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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Venables
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Goodridge
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Blattis (as Lenny Von Dohlen)
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Amanda
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A big-city cop from L.A. 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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On the trail of a serial killer, Detective John Berlin has no clues. No suspects. And no alibi. See more »


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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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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

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

Humming Chorus
from Madama Butterfly
by Giacomo Puccini
Performed by Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (as Orchestra & Chorus of The Teatro dell'Opera di Roma)
Conducted by Sir John Barbirolli
Courtesy of Angel/EMI Classics by arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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Okay, But Nothing Special
10 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With Andy Garcia, Uma Thurman and John Malkovich all playing intriguing characters, this should have been better than it was. It was okay, but nothing special. Had the main character, "Sgt. John Berlin," (Garcia) been more likable to me, perhaps I would have rated it higher. He was just too excitable and profane in parts, yet remarkably composed when grilled by Malkovich's character near the end. Malkovich played "Agent St. Anne," an annoying, nasty investigative cop who you hate. His acting is usually so good that you have no trouble believing his roles.

Overall, this thriller is fine for one look, meaning more of a rental than a purchase. Note: That is not Thurman nude in the bathtub, but a stand-in. That kind of sums up the film, too - okay, but not the real thing.


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