A chess grandmaster is in a big tournament, and when his lover is found painted up and the blood drained out of her body he becomes a chief suspect. After he gets a call from the killer urging him to try and figure out the game, he cooperates with police and a psychologist to try and catch the killer, but doubts linger about the grandmaster's innocence as the string of grisly murders continues. Written by
Ed Sutton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In a game of life and death... one wrong move could be his last...
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Did You Know?
Christopher Lambert would later go on to star as Raiden in Mortal Kombat (1995), which is based on the video game Mortal Kombat (1992). In the later Mortal Kombat video games Mortal Kombat: Deception (2004) and Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (2006), featured Chess Kombat, which is a special gameplay, which is based on real life chess games. See more
Midway through the film Peter Sanderson and Frank Sedman are conferring with a computer whiz. When we see a full view of the table that the men are standing around it's not Sedman but Tom Skerritt
's stand-in - his face is in full view. See more
You couldn't find your dick in a windstorm.
References Night Moves
I Put A Spell On You
Composed by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
(as Hawkins)/Herb Slotkin (as Slotkin) (United Artists)
Performed by Carol Kenyon
Produced by Anne Dudley See more