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Terror on Track 9 (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  20 September 1992 (USA)
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Lt. Frank Janek investigates the unsolved murder cases in the city of New York. The new challenge is presented to the Central Station. There is a man who likes to kill the girls with a ... See full summary »

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Lt. Frank Janek investigates the unsolved murder cases in the city of New York. The new challenge is presented to the Central Station. There is a man who likes to kill the girls with a singular method: a drug overdose. Janek investigates with a little 'jittery because there is a television reporter who goes all out to criticize the work of the police. The case then explodes in his hands when one of the girls is found dead is the daughter of the head of Homicide. Written by IvanWong

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You won't find Valene Ewing in this telemovie...
21 May 2001 | by (Providence, Rhode Island) – See all my reviews

...but you will find a deranged Joan Van Ark giving a hilarious campy performance as a psychopathic serial killer! Contains spoilers Bodies start turning up dead all over the city of New York. Well actually, just near a train station in New York (Track 9), hence the title of this telemovie. The victims are females and the cause of death has been determined that each victim was stabbed with a syringe filled with heroine causing them to O.D. At each crime scene, the victim lies dead with a halo of glitter sprinkled around their heads.

Enter Richard Crenna as the police detective assigned to track down the killer. From witness reports and evidence, the killer appears to be a female dressed as a hooker who goes by the name 'Jazelle'. Enter Joan Van Ark as a nosey television reporter who always manages to arrive on the scene before every other reporter to ask Richard Crenna annoying questions about the murders.

Figured out who the killer is yet?

Halfway through this gem of a telemovie, Crenna unearths juicy information about the serial killer. In what could be one of the most over-acted performances of all time, a wig-maker tells Richard Crenna that the halo of glitter around the victims' heads suggests that the killer seeks 'fame and glory'. Crenna puts two and two together and eventually ends up at the residence of the serial killer's parents who turn out to be Amish farmers. The mother shows Crenna a picture of her 'daughter' who ran off to the 'big city' years ago. Her name was "Lorali" and she apparently used to carouse about their local hometown with various men if ya get my drift.

At this point, Crenna seems to have figured out who the killer is and he returns to the Big Apple to weasel her out. He enters the television studios where Joan Van Ark is in the middle of anchoring the 6 o'clock news and exposes her as 'Jazelle'. In what could be one of the campiest performances of all time, she goes through both her multiple personalities on-air (reminiscent to Joanne Woodward's performance in "The Three Faces Of Eve") whereupon she is arrested by security after confessing to the murders. And if that scene wasn't enough, when the security guard manhandles her to the ground, she screeches, "NOBODY TOUCHES JAZELLE!", and up go the credits.

This was actually a very amusing telemovie. I'm sure it wasn't intended to be a comedy - but c'mon - this is Joan Van Ark playing a schizophrenic serial killer here. Give her some credit!

9/10


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