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The Ugly (1997)

R  |   |  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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A subversive incursion into human mind perversions! See more »

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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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Confusing mess of a film
13 September 2006 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is a big mess. I read lot of reviews trying to explain it, but there are too many plot holes left open in the story, making it impossible to find a logic behind it all.

I think it's O.K. when a movie leaves some things open to interpretation, but in this case, everything seems blurred, pointless and confusing, and the people that seems to like this movie the most, are actually those who have filled the many plot holes with their own interesting theories, fulfilling their expectations; but, for the regular moviegoer, who wants to SEE things rather than having to keep guessing what has happened, this is simply not enough. In my case, I thought this movie was pretentious, a little bit boring and never decided which way to go.


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