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True Crime (1995)

Video  -  Crime | Mystery | Thriller  -  25 July 1996 (Spain)
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Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which ... See full summary »

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Tony Campbell
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Detective Jerry Guinn
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Earl Parkins
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Sherry Tarnley
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John Giordano
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Vicki Giordano
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Celia Giordano
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Liz McConnell
David Packer ...
Sergeant Collins
Alissa Dowdy ...
Kathleen Donlevy
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Margie Donlevy
Brian Wankum ...
Roger
Melissa DeLizia ...
Girl #1
Tiombe Lockhart ...
Girl #2 (as Tiombe Anika Lockhart)
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Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping around on the case of a murderer of teenage girls, it gets her in hot water with her mentor Detective Jerry Gunn. But it also starts a team up with police cadet Tony Campbell. The two work together to find the murderer. But the closer Mary gets to solving the murder, the more danger she puts herself in of being the next victim. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Rated R for psychopathic violence, strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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When Mary reads the case file after breaking into the police office, the word "HOMICIDE" is misspelled "HOMOCIDE". See more »

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Straight-to-tape thriller with both serious and silly ingredients...
17 October 2007 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Alicia Silverstone (pre-"Clueless") plays a modern-day crime-obsessed teenager attempting to solve the brutal slaying of a local girl. Pat Verducci wrote and directed this B-flick, which isn't especially well-made but is however surprisingly serious-minded in regards to its leading character. Silverstone is appealing and successful in carving out an interesting young woman here, despite the picture's kitschy undermining. The supporting cast (including Kevin Dillon and Michael Bowen) isn't bad, though the violence in the last act goes overboard. Not a cheesy camp-fest, but nothing exceptionally memorable either. *1/2 from ****


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