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Kiss the Girls (1997)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  3 October 1997 (USA)
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Police hunting for a serial killer are helped when a victim manages to escape for the first time.

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Alex Cross, a Washington D.C. cop and forensic psychologist learns that his niece who is going to college in North Carolina is missing. So he goes there and learns that the police think she's among the victims of someone who kidnaps young girls and holds them captive and kills them who dubs himself Cassanova after the great lover. Later Kate, one of his victims, escapes and tries to help Cross find his niece. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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A detective is searching for a deadly collector. His only hope is the woman who got away. See more »


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

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$27,000,000 (estimated)

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£832,646 (UK) (6 March 1998)

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£3,042,980 (UK) (10 April 1998)
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A bit gruesome and abusive, but Freeman is great, a routine but decent film
14 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Kiss the Girls (1997)

Not a bad film, "entertaining" in the sense of sitting back and watching an episode of Bones or CSI. It has more development and higher production values, I guess, than television, but really it is a routine film hardly worth thinking too hard about.

Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman have been together for three movies, and they work together well. I'm not sure I see any special chemistry there, and for my money, it's a Morgan Freeman film. He plays a Forensic Psychologist and is all business, not swayed by stupidity. Judd plays a victim at first, and then in an unlikely twist, joins the investigation. The plot is frankly a little predictable, and you keep thinking there will be this giant twist, but there isn't. You simply don't know exactly who the perp is.

Ah, well, it propels itself all the same, a fun distraction.


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