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Color of Night (1994)

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A color-blind psychiatrist Bill Capa is stalked by an unknown killer after taking over his murdered friend's therapy group, all of whom have a connection to a mysterious young woman that Capa begins having intense sexual encounters with.



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Psychologist Bill Capa gives up his practise when he unintentionally pushes a patient to commit suicide. In an effort to come to terms with this tragedy he visits an old colleague, Bob Moore, who is subsequently murdered. The quest to catch the killer centres around a group of Moore's psychologically disturbed patients, however equally as important is an affair which develops between Capa and the mysterious Rose. Written by Drew McCormack <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Five Suspects. Two Lovers. One Killer. Nothing is what it seems... except murder. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El color de la noche  »

Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)


$19,721,814 (USA)

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| (director's cut)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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This film is listed among The 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book THE OFFICIAL RAZZIE® MOVIE GUIDE. See more »


At one point during the first group session, Ritchie notices that Bill is wearing one green sock and one red, because Bill is blind to the color red. To Bill, only the red sock would be gray, and the other would still be green and he'd know they were mismatched. See more »


Dr. Bill Capa: Six weeks ago, I spoke harshly to a patient and she committed suicide. Right in front of me. Perhaps she would have done this anyway. That's what my colleagues say. But I don't know.
Sondra Dorio: Oh, I'm so sorry.
Dr. Bill Capa: And my patient, her name was Michelle, jumped out of a window in my office.
Clark: Oh.
Dr. Bill Capa: So much blood. So red, and I... and right, uh, before my eyes the red, uh, disappeared. Just turned to gray, and so I don't see... red now. But, see, I was her doctor. And I failed. So I cannot help you. I don't think ...
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After the credits roll, Hector can be heard calling for help because he is still hanging on the wall. See more »


References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »


Original Soundtrack available on Mercury Records, Cassettes and Compact Discs
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1 March 2002 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie! Willis and March are simply excellent. This is a movie that you'll want to watch again and again. I think this flick was highly under rated! The sexual energy between Bruce Willis and Jane March is amazing. However, it's the tiny nuances which really made the film fun to re-watch.

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