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Papertrail (1998)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  29 September 1998 (USA)
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A burnt out detective follows the trail of a serial killer who sends him messages about the murders.

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William Frost
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Chuck Switzer
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Jason Enola is an obsessive FBI agent who is almost losing his mind after ten years on the tail of an elusive serial killer whose hallmark is the "paper trail" of notes left along with the victims. Brad Abraham is the agent buddy who is watching Enola's back. As the film begins, a new wave of killings start after four years of silence, and the psychiatrist Dr. Alyce Robertson becomes involved when she starts receiving telephone calls from the killer. Written by Alexander Staubo <redhand@mop.no>

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Two cops, twelve murders... No suspect!

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Rated R for violence including some disturbing images, a strong sex scene and language | See all certifications »
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24 February 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Horrible acting, horrible writing, ridiculous story. I like Penn and Madsen and thought this may be good. Boy was I wrong. Like the earlier reviewer asked. Why was Madsen in this movie?? He did drift in and out and added absolutely nothing to the story and he did in fact disappear before the conclusion. Weird. I did get a laugh from how bad some of the writing was. Just listening to some of the lines being read was hilarious.


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