5.0/10
246
4 user

Prey of the Chameleon (1992)

J.D. returns to his small Texas hometown where four years ago he left Carrie at the altar. She's now a deputy sheriff, and she's not happy to see him. He soon has a job offer in Bakersfield... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In 1960s America, a black cadet is allowed acceptance into a seemingly prestigious military academy, unleashing a barrage of corruption within the system that another cadet is willing to expose.

Director: Franc Roddam
Stars: David Keith, Robert Prosky, G.D. Spradlin
Alligator (1980)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage.

Director: Lewis Teague
Stars: Robert Forster, Robin Riker, Michael V. Gazzo
Tuff Turf (1985)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The new kid in school must battle a gang of street toughs after stealing the gang leader's girl.

Director: Fritz Kiersch
Stars: James Spader, Kim Richards, Paul Mones
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Marine officer Rob Cutter and his wife Barbara have a son named Johnny. Rob discovers that two newly delivered helicopters in his squadron have crashed because a defective part, a C-ring, ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Azzopardi
Stars: Amy Madigan, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Robin MacEachern
Nomads (1986)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A French anthropologist moves to Los Angeles and is followed by the evil spirits of an extinct tribe he once uncovered.

Director: John McTiernan
Stars: Lesley-Anne Down, Pierce Brosnan, Anna Maria Monticelli
Flashpoint (1984)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but quietly check up ... See full summary »

Director: William Tannen
Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams, Rip Torn
Red Scorpion (1988)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

An elite Soviet Special Forces operative is handed a mission to infiltrate an African rebel army and assassinate its leader, but the war machine they trained starts to think for himself.

Director: Joseph Zito
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, M. Emmet Walsh, Al White
Piranha (1978)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

When flesh-eating piranhas are accidentally released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.

Director: Joe Dante
Stars: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A rogue cop joins an elite LAPD unit who secretly operate as a vigilante death squad, but soon begins to question their methods.

Director: Mark L. Lester
Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Scott Glenn, Chelsea Field
Last Rites (1988)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Angela, the beautiful Mexican mistress of a NY mobster, asks virginal Father Michael for protection after Zena, the mobster's wife, kills her cheating husband. Michael becomes torn between his vows, Angela and his sister - Zena.

Director: Donald P. Bellisario
Stars: Tom Berenger, Daphne Zuniga, Chick Vennera
Starman (1984)
Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.

Director: John Carpenter
Stars: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith
Double Impact (1991)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Twin brothers are separated when their parents are murdered but 25 years later they re-unite in order to avenge their parents' death.

Director: Sheldon Lettich
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alonna Shaw
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Patricia / Elizabeth Burrows
...
J.D
...
Carrie
...
Resnick
...
Pritchard
Michelle McBride ...
Leslie
Patricia Place ...
May
Kelly Gwinn ...
Cecil
...
Barmaid (as Julie St. Clair)
David Powledge ...
Babcock
Bob Larkin ...
Dr. Crowell
Paul Whitthorne ...
Billy
...
Campbell
Jerry Holland ...
Bank Guard
Helene Scott Fernandez ...
Bank Teller
Edit

Storyline

J.D. returns to his small Texas hometown where four years ago he left Carrie at the altar. She's now a deputy sheriff, and she's not happy to see him. He soon has a job offer in Bakersfield, so he's off to California with Carrie telling him not to come back. Late that night he stops to help a woman whose car has broken down, and soon he's both her protector and her lover, little realizing she's an escaped mental patient - a serial killer who adopts the name, dress, gestures, and mannerisms of her latest victim. As they head toward California, she leaves a trail of bodies. The FBI, with help from Carrie, is on the tail of the lovers. But is J.D. her next prey? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

She loves you. She kills you. She becomes you.

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sensuality, and for violence. | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 February 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Serienmörderin  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

We Need To Talk
Written & Performed by Kevin Cory
Published by Capstan Music (BMI)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Not Science Fiction
30 September 2002 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

For some reason I thought this was science fiction and that the chameleon exchanged bodies, but that is not what the movie is.

For what it is, this is a good movie; I do not know if it would be as good without Daphne Zuniga but with her and Alexandra Paul, who are both great actresses and beautiful women, it is certainly worth watching for those of us that appreciate them. There are parts that I did not understand, but probably I was confused about which body belonged to the killer or the victom. It would help to know that the killer is just one body that only changes in personality.

Alexandra Paul plays a sheriff whose former fiancee returns after a few years. He had left her on their wedding day and had never provided an explanation or any other communication prior to returning. Daphne Zuniga is the chameleon and the movie is about the sheriff's investigation of murders occurring in the small town and the search for the murderer. The details are somewhat predictable but the movie is entertaining. The movie is also a romance about the former fiancee's involvement with the sheriff and the chameleon.


3 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?