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Color of Night (1994)

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 <dam@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au>

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

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19 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El color de la noche  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$19,721,814 (USA)
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Trivia

The title Color of Night is related to Dr Bill Capa's (Bruce Willis) colorblindness. He sees grey rather than red. See more »

Goofs

In the first car chase, as the red car slams into the rear fender of Capa's car we see, in close-up, the front end of the red car smashed in. In the next wide shot of both cars, the front is completely intact, with no damage visible. See more »

Quotes

Casey Heinz: [Discussing bob's murder] It wasn't a thief. I'll tell you that right now.
Clark: I agree.
Casey Heinz: I mean why stab a guy thirty times? Bob, he'd piss in his pants if you showed him a knife. You know that?
Sondra Dorio: What are you saying?
Casey Heinz: I'm saying Sondra, that you have to really hate a person to stab him that many times.
Casey Heinz: [to Bill] You're a shrink, right? You know what kind of power people hand over to shrinks. Well, maybe sometimes they hand over more than they want too!
Clark: That is absolutely correct. A thief would not stick...
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Crazy Credits

After the credits roll, Hector can be heard calling for help because he is still hanging on the wall. See more »

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Featured in The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

The Color of the Night
(Intrumental Version)
Performed by Brian McKnight
Words and Music by Jud Friedman (as Jud J. Friedman), Lauren Christy and Dominic Frontiere
Schwadge Tunes (BMI) / Peelmusic Ltd. (BMI)
Songs of Polygram Intl. Inc. (BMI) / Columbia Pictures Entertainment Inc. (BMI)
Produced by Brian McKnight
Courtesy of Mercury Records
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Suspense, Mystery, Sex, and Violence, what more can you ask for?
14 July 2002 | by (Oakland, California) – See all my reviews

This is a favorite movie of my wife and I. It stands up to our toughest test, i.e., it stands up to repeated viewing and seems better each time we watch it. Some object to the sex and violence but `get a life' it's just a movie,(as Lt. Hector Martinez (Ruben Blades)) would say `you Daffodils!'


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