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Dead Connection (1994)

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After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Det. Matt Dickson
Lisa Sinclair ...
Doreen
Paul Leslie Disley ...
2 Die 4
Simon Kenny ...
2 Die 4
Nicholas Kenny ...
2 Die 4
Andrew Shaw ...
2 Die 4
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Denise
Connie Blankenship ...
Terry
John Clayton Schafer ...
Jeff
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Vince
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Richard Welton
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Anthony the Bouncer
Alex Desir ...
Bald Guy
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Linen Suit
Brenda Swanson ...
Susan
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After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just fails to catch up arrest him, the chase becomes personal. Written by David Gibson <djg6@ukc.ac.uk>

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Somewhere on the streets of L.A., a killer waits to strike again. For the Cop on his trail, it's a race against time to solve the mystery of the FINAL COMBINATION (Video Australia)

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18 November 1994 (UK)  »

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[About phone sex.]
Sammy: Call me old-fashioned, but I like my women live and direct.
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YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES
Written by Paul Leslie Disley (as Paul Disley), Nicholas Kenny (as Nick Kenny),
Simon Kenny, Andrew Shaw (as Andy Shaw) & Charlie Francis
Performed by 2 Die For
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Obscene phone calls lead to dead connections.
23 February 2003 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Mediocre thriller about an asthmatic detective(Michael Madsen)and a young reporter(Lisa Bonet)trying to get a line on a serial killer(Gary Stretch) who makes obscene phone calls and leaves most of his victims in motel rooms. Brutality and a glimpse of sex. Just not enough to even be a mild winner. Also in the cast:Lisa Sinclair, Jimmy Ortega, John Clayton Schafer and Parker Posey.


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