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Perfect Prey (1998)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  10 July 1998 (USA)
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A former Texas Ranger (McGillis) is recruited by a Houston police captain (Dern) to assist a homicide detective (Moffett) in the search for an elusive serial killer (David) who collects antique dolls.

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Audrey Macleah
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Capt. Swaggert
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Detective Jimmy Cerullo
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Dwayne Alan Clay
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Elizabeth Crane
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Detective Bevlan
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Detective Footman
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Captain Dan Feagler (as Mike Kennedy)
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Susie
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Investigator Lyons
C.C. Pulitzer ...
Janette Leary
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Patricia Atkins
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Forensic psychologist and ex-Texas Ranger Dr. Audrey MacLeah assists the police in the case of a serial killer who abducts women and holds them for a short time before he kills them. As the doll-obsessed killer hunts his next prey, MacLeah deals with inter-agency politics and her own tortured memories. Written by Anonymous

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When the Bough Breaks II: Perfect Prey  »

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Some dolls were made by Bailey Clark and Margaret Wolf, others were from their private collections. See more »

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When Clay is preparing to kill Elizabeth Crane he puts lipstick on before he puts the plastic bag over her head. When he is approaching her with the bag and the camera films him through the bag he no longer has the lipstick on. See more »

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Remake of When the Bough Breaks (1994) See more »

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David Keith's movie
13 November 2008 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

For surly he walks away with this and his portrait of a demented serial killer. This is unusual as Keith is always the victim, ala OFFICER AND GENTLEMEN. He was excellent. Kelly McGillis I usually like but felt there was a monotone level of work in this. Her face never showed any emotion except fear. Does she ever enjoy anything? I liked her in WITNESS and TOP GUN where she at least had interesting moments. But wasted in this. I guess we're supposed to see she's a tough detective and determined to catch her prey. Aging Bruce Dern plays a small role of a detective. Dern would have been more interesting if he had ended up the killer as he plays strange roles better. D W Moffett (what does the D stand for?) played another detective and love interest to Kelly. I remember him in AN EARLY FROST as the love interest to Aiden Quinn. A good looking guy too. But give the laurels to Keith for a wonderful job. And to all those lovely ladies he managed to charm into his den. Maybe sometime we could see a serial killer who takes all the beautiful boys and torments them. It would be different as most of the time it's always the women that get chosen.


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