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The Ugly (1997)

 -  Drama | Horror | Thriller  -  1 May 1998 (USA)
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A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paolo Rotondo ...
Paul Glover ...
Phillip
Christopher Graham ...
Robert (as Chris Graham)
Darien Takle ...
Marge
Rebecca Hobbs ...
Roy Ward ...
Dr. Marlowe
Cath McWhirter ...
Helen Ann Millar
Carolyn Beaver ...
Helen's friend
Caelem Pope ...
Simon, aged 4
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Evelyn Cartwright
Finn Johnsen ...
Future cop
Phillip Brown ...
Future cop
Tau Luke ...
Future cop
Tim Barlow ...
Police photographer
Sam Wallace ...
Simon, aged 13
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Simon is a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state. Dr.Karen Shoemaker wants to get through to him and starts visiting him in the hospital, and his previous life comes to us in flashbacks. Written by Anonymous

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Murder is in the eye of the beholder. See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for gruesome gory murders, language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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Dr. Karen Shoemaker: Why did you kill her?
Simon Cartwright: I've already told you.
Dr. Karen Shoemaker: No, you told me how. I asked you why. Why did you kill her?
Simon Cartwright: I killed them because I had to.
Dr. Karen Shoemaker: Why did you think you had to?
Simon Cartwright: Because I heard voices.
Dr. Karen Shoemaker: Oh, I know all this Simon, The Ugly would talk.
Simon Cartwright: That's right.
Dr. Karen Shoemaker: No!
Simon Cartwright: What do you mean no?
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KNIFE
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Performed by Crash
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Great little movie from NEW ZEALAND, not Australia
25 May 2000 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I was attracted to the Ugly mostly because of its title, which just sounded really good to me. I wasn't disappointed in the slightest, as the film's characters, lighting, pacing, dialogue, and style completely blew me away. The acting is superb, especially from Paolo Rotondo. In addition to all this, the New Zealand accents made it really appealing to me.


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