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The Cover Girl Murders (1993)

PG-13 | | Thriller | TV Movie 28 October 1993
With his magazine, "Image", in financial trouble, Rex needs one spectacular issue to pull it out so he flies his editor, Kate, and a group of his top models to an isolated island paradise ... See full summary »

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Kate
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Patrice (Photographer)
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Michaela
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Martin Hoss
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Hetty Barnett
Fawna MacLaren ...
May
Mowava Pryor ...
Dora (Makeup Artist)
Honorato Magaloni ...
Raul Rojas
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José Escandón ...
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With his magazine, "Image", in financial trouble, Rex needs one spectacular issue to pull it out so he flies his editor, Kate, and a group of his top models to an isolated island paradise for a photo shoot. From the beginning, the trip is marred by Rex's designs on Kate's younger sister, Rachel, and his ruthless manipulation of the models and crew. Finally, he pushes one of the women into a stunt that costs her her life, beginning a pattern of death and murder reminiscent of "Ten Little Indians". Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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They'd kill to be on the cover ... but they never expected to die for it.

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28 October 1993 (USA)  »

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$2,540,000 (estimated)
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dull as all get out
10 February 2008 | by (Upstate New York) – See all my reviews

So you've got a number of models on an island, and one by one they're picked off Agatha Christie-style. We get somebody lost at sea, pushed off a cliff, poisoned by a solvent, driven off a cliff, blown up, etc. Nothing terribly graphic.

Before any of that starts, one woman inexplicably has a dream of a killer in a weird human face mask.

The owner of the magazine is a sleaze who had an affair, and somebody had photos taken of her before she was of age.

In the end, it's all about business, or something,

There's an 80s style montage of a photo shoot, most of the bathing suits being one-pieces, surprisingly. A couple are fairly translucent. There's camera clicks during the montage where the frame of the camera appears as a white square or rectangle within the picture. The photographer is rather bad at framing!


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