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 <email@example.com>
When genius becomes twisted...Murder becomes the ultimate game [uk video cover]
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Did You Know?
Christopher Lambert and Diane Lane were a married couple in real life at the time and hadn't been married since 1985, but were later divorced in 1994. See more
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[On why the killer attacked her in the asylum
What if he came he because he's a patient? An out patient?
Features Super Mario Bros.
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