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Last Rites (1999)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Thriller, Crime, Drama  |  20 May 1999 (Germany)
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A man (Quaid) is executed in the electric chair for having killed several women, but due to lightning striking a transformer at the moment of execution, he survives. As soon as he's well, ... See full summary »

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Jeremy Dillon
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Dr. Lauren Riggs
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Atty. Matt Santos
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Warden George Pierce
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Agent Gary Blake
Paul Benjamin ...
Fez
Tracy Ellis ...
Lydia Stedman (Lydia Stewart in end credits) (as Tracey Ellis)
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Eddie Tyler (as Marco Rodriguez)
John Roselius ...
Delricio
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Gov. Thorpe
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'Quinn' Quint
John Drayman ...
Parish Priest
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Brandon Worth
Pamela Grace ...
Nurse Sheila
Pope Brock ...
Prison Chaplain
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A man (Quaid) is executed in the electric chair for having killed several women, but due to lightning striking a transformer at the moment of execution, he survives. As soon as he's well, however, they plan to electrocute him again, but now he has become a changed man and the female criminal Psychiatrist (Davidtz) attributes it to the electrocution wiping out certain brain cells. But more, she finds that the man is capable of psychic awareness of killings about to happen and although he is able to help the police, there is still public opinion that fights against any chance for clemency... they want him executed again. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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A Killer's Time Is Up. But Fate Will Reset The Clock.

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Thriller | Crime | Drama

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The lines Dillon quotes to Laura ("Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow ...") are from 'Macbeth', Act 5. See more »

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[last Lines]
Parish Priest: Would you like last rites?
Jeremy Dillon: [dying] Yes.
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Solid performances all around
5 February 2000 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Well acted, well directed even though the story takes a few turns to make you think in certain directions. You really are kept guessing for much of the film as to what really happened to Jeremy Dillon. There's also some serious political statements underlying parts of this film.

Definitely a must-see.


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