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The Killing Jar (1997)

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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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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27 May 1997 (USA)  »

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Der gläserne Tod  »

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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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Rather boring mystery thriller...
9 September 2000 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

"The Killing Jar" is a perfect cure for insomnia.At times deadly dull,even nonsensical,at times genuinely nightmarish.The acting is acceptable,the photography is beautiful,but the ending is rather predictable.No strong violence,no scares,some nightmarish set-pieces-if you like this sort of stuff you can try it.For me a mediocrity.


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