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Criminal Passion (1994)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Mystery  |  21 September 1994 (USA)
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A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.

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Melanie Hudson
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Connor Ashcroft
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Mike Verutti
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Jordan Monroe
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What does it take to trust? Melanie Hudson is an L.A. police officer, a loner on the trail of a serial killer who slits the throats of beautiful women just after they have made love. Mel is independent and curious; at night, she drives the streets. Her partner on the force is her ex-lover, Nathan, who still loves her. Their prime suspect is Connor Ashcroft, the playboy son of a powerful U.S. Senator. They investigate him; he's unconcerned and comes on to Melanie. They also interview Connor's former girlfriends and a family shrink. Evidence suggests he's innocent, so Melanie takes Connor up on his invitation; Nathan is jealous and he's worried. Whom should Melanie trust? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Murder. Seduction. Betrayal.


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Am Abgrund der Nacht  »

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Melanie Hudson: Melanie: "I think like a serial killer and I need somewhere to put that".
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Poor effort
17 January 2000 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

This film bored me. The only actor who didn't seem to mail it in was John Allen Nelson, as the baddie. I've heard that it's more fun to play the villain, so that's probably why. Joan Severance is a babe, but she was thouroughly unconvincing as the tough cop. For such a B movie, with Ms. Severance in it, I had hoped for more nudity. I notice that the director, Donna Deitch works mostly in TV. She needs a better script and better actors to see if she can do a good job on a feature film. I think maybe she could.


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