MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 21,809 this week

Sketch Artist (1992)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Crime, Mystery, Thriller  |  27 June 1992 (USA)
4.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.7/10 from 870 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 5 critic

A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 31 Dec 2010
 
a list of 1855 titles
created 26 Sep 2011
 
a list of 1429 titles
created 16 Nov 2013
 
a list of 51 titles
created 14 Feb 2014
 
a list of 81 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Sketch Artist" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Sketch Artist (TV Movie 1992)

Sketch Artist (TV Movie 1992) on IMDb 4.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Sketch Artist.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Three years after his divorce from his model-wife is the psychologist Larry Livingstone ready for a new commitment. He falls in love with the young widow Beth who has two children. But Beth... See full summary »

Director: Alan J. Pakula
Stars: Jeff Bridges, Alice Krige, Farrah Fawcett
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A story told from three angles. Max meets Elizabeth; they live together, but when she talks of marriage, he balks. He becomes extremely jealous, probably without cause, and thinks she's ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Park
Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Beals, Desiree Casado
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Tom is seduced by a succubus (Lilith) who's out to drain him and destroy his marriage.

Director: Jeffrey Reiner
Stars: Jeff Fahey, Lisa Barbuscia, Heather Medway
Mad Love (1995)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Casey and Matt are high school kids in love. They run away together after Casey's parents check her into a mental hospital for trying to kill herself. Matt sneaks her out and on the road ... See full summary »

Director: Antonia Bird
Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Drew Barrymore, Matthew Lillard
Doppelganger (1993)
Horror | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A woman moves from NYC to LA after a murder, in which she is implicated. She is followed by what is apparently her evil alter- ego. She moves into a room for rent by a writer, and he begins... See full summary »

Director: Avi Nesher
Stars: Drew Barrymore, George Newbern, Dennis Christopher
Temptation I (1994)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

After five years in prison for insurance fraud the sailor Lanarsky is released. Together with his buddy Bone he gets a job as seamen on board the yacht owned by the wife of his insurance ... See full summary »

Director: Strathford Hamilton
Stars: Jeff Fahey, Alison Doody, Philip Casnoff
Best Men (1997)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The film opens with 4 tuxedo clad men showing up at a penitentiary to meet a friend who has just been released after three years in prison and is going straight from the jail to marry his ... See full summary »

Director: Tamra Davis
Stars: Dean Cain, Andy Dick, Sean Patrick Flanery
Love Crimes (1992)
Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A tough female district attorney is investigating a man who picks out women from public places by posing as a famous photographer, then takes pictures of them, then pushes on their ... See full summary »

Director: Lizzie Borden
Stars: Sean Young, Patrick Bergin, Arnetia Walker
Mirage (1995)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Matteo Juarez is a retired detective hired by a local businessman to follow his wife Jennifer. She has a split personality and seems to be putting herself in danger without knowing it.

Director: Paul Williams
Stars: James Andronica, Cuauhtemoc Rivas, Edward James Olmos
Evil Has a Face (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A talented young female police sketch artist uses her abilities to track down an evil child molester.

Director: Rob Fresco
Stars: Sean Young, William R. Moses, Joe Guzaldo
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In this sequel, a couple must use a portal through time to defeat evil.

Director: Anthony Hickox
Stars: Zach Galligan, Monika Schnarre, Martin Kemp
Forever (1993)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A director of rock videos moves into the house where William Desmond Taylor, a famous director during the silent era, was murdered. He finds some old reels of film, and as he plays the film... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Palmer Jr.
Stars: Sean Young, Terence Knox, Diane Ladd
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Det. Jack Whitfield
...
Rayanne Whitfield
...
Milon
...
Daisy
...
Paul Korbel
...
Tonelli
Stacy Haiduk ...
Claire
...
Leese
...
Sturges
...
Jimmy
...
Krista
Robert Dubac ...
Tommy
Colin Gilbert ...
Cop
...
Bonnie
Phedon Papamichael ...
Old Greek Man (as Phedon Papamichael Sr.)
Edit

Storyline

A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and he begins his own investigation of the murder. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Passion. Murder. Betrayal. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 June 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Colors of Crime  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Sketch Artist II: Hands That See (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

HARD TO DO THE RIGHT THING
Performed by San-Dee Barbar
Written by Don Peterkofsky & Tony Maserati
Produced by Don Peterkofsky
Published by Retro Modern Music (BMI)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
held my attention
24 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

Sketch Artist held my attention throughout, with Jeff Fahey as a police department sketch artist who, to his surprise, draws a composite of his wife (Sean Young) in a murder investigation, based on a description provided by a witness (Drew Barrymore). Unnerved, Fahey changes the drawing and meanwhile attempts to find out what happened and if his wife was really involved or not.

I liked this movie. The last 20 minutes or so seemed to stretch out a little too long, and I found myself eager for something to happen. It does, though it seemed a little subdued. I still liked the entire movie though, and the first half was particularly atmospheric. This was also pretty stylish for 1992. This is Fahey's movie, and he conveys the emotions and persona of a concerned, confused, and somewhat depressed husband quite well. A good movie to watch on a hot, rainy summer night.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD? UK? ema351
how did it end? oypoodles
Soundtrack for Sketch Artist msr4557
Discuss Sketch Artist (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?