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Mr. Murder (1998)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  26 April 1999 (USA)
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A group of scientists are trying to produce the perfect soldier by cloning. The day the clone is born, Marty Stillwater, a mystery novel writer, feels that something strange is going on ... See full summary »

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A group of scientists are trying to produce the perfect soldier by cloning. The day the clone is born, Marty Stillwater, a mystery novel writer, feels that something strange is going on inside his body and mind. Seven years later, Marty discovers that his double has his same physical appearance but has the personality of a murderer. Written by Rudy Rivas <rtr@webhouse.es>

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Was originally in development as a feature film, with Bruce Willis attached to play Marty Stillwater. See more »

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Marty's keyboard loses its letters. When Alfie is trying to write at Marty's computer, the keyboard has normal markings on the keys. When Marty returns and sees the blood on the keyboard, the key caps are all blank. See more »

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Alfie Stillwater: You stole my life, I want it back... I WANT IT BACK
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Not as good as the book, but not bad
31 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would say all in all a decent TV movie. There was a lot from the book that never made it into the movie but that is to be expected. I'm sure Koontz himself would have done things different if he could have had FULL control. But considering the books are generally butchered for the screen anyway there is not much you can do about that.

The movie flowed well and the acting was solid. The kids were very real and believable, and Baldwin was good in the duel role. I thought the wife (played by Julie Warner) could have been cast better, she seemed a bit out of step with the feel of the story.

It's worth watching.


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