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The Killing Jar (1997)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Mystery  |  27 May 1997 (USA)
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Michael Sanford and his wife move to his old town so he can take over the family business. However, gruesome murders of children start to happen. Meanwhile, Michael starts to become slowly ... See full summary »

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Michael Sanford
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Diane Sanford
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Cameron
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Chajén
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Danny 'Figaretto' Evans
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Martha Resigy
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Dick Resigy
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Pete Lawrence
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Det. Jake Pestone
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Dr. Vincent Garret
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Stuart Weissman
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Holley Chant ...
Katie
James Noah ...
Robert Sanford
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Michael Sanford and his wife move to his old town so he can take over the family business. However, gruesome murders of children start to happen. Meanwhile, Michael starts to become slowly insane, after he may have witnessed one of the murders and reports it to the police. Is he the murderer, or is it something of his past? Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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Everyone has secrets. Some are more dangerous than others.


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Dr. Vincent Garret: Essentially, the eyes are a sort of a camera, in which you can figure the brain is a roll of film. Everything we see, feel, touch, is stored for an indefinite period of time. The key is being able to retrieve it.
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THE DAME IN RED
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One of the worst flicks I've ever seen.
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The Killing Jar is one of the worst pieces of crap I've ever seen. At first glance you may think The Killing Jar is a slash flick of some sort, well its not and far from it. Its about this couple who move to this small town where the guy grew up. He witness a murder, but doesn't know it. Through hypnosis he recalls all this crap blah blah blah. Really its about this kid who once put a spider in a jar and watched it die. Thats it. And they can't get over it. The characters repeat it over and over again. Recalling that the kid was crazy and most likely would grow up to be a killer or something. Damn this flick sucked hard. It was so boring I almost killed myself. If you see this flick at the vid store for the love of God don't rent it. Gives all new meaning to the word "SUCK."


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