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Mercy (2000)

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Detective Catherine Palmer investigates a series of sexually gruesome serial murders and becomes embroiled in a world of lesbianism and bondage after she becomes obsessed with one of the victims' paramours.

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Det. Cathy Palmer
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Bernadine Mello
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Vickie Kittrie
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Mary
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Dr. Dominick Broussard
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Mechanic
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Gil Reynolds
Beau Starr ...
Lt. Fritch
Bill MacDonald ...
John Beck
Stewart Bick ...
Cushing
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Murial Farr
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Dorothy Samenov
Claire Burton ...
Sandra Moser
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Leeland
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Terry Ross
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Homicide detective Catherine Palmer investigates a series of serial killings of women who have been tortured to death by S&M, all of whom have had their eyelids cut off. The investigation takes Catherine into a group wealthy upper class women, where she is drawn to the chief suspect, Vickie Kittrie, who has a penchant for S&M and women, as well as to Dr. Broussard, the victims' shady therapist with some dark secrets of his own. Written by <pataygs@voicenet.com>

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Venture into a world of deadly sexual pleasures.

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Rated R for language, drug use, and perverse sexual behavior including violence and nudity | See all certifications »

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11 February 2000 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In the original script, the sex scene between Catherine and Vickie took place in the ladies room of the police station. See more »

Goofs

Bernadine's shirt and skirt disappear from the dressing room floor during her sex scene with Vickie. See more »

Quotes

Vickie Kittrie: Well I wasn't exactly faithful to Dorothy.
Det. Catherine Palmer: Thats about the one thing we have found out in this investigation.
Vickie Kittrie: Do you know what I think sex is?
Det. Catherine Palmer: [realizing Vickie wants her] What?
Vickie Kittrie: A thrill like sticking your head into the mouth of the only Lion in the cage thats totally unpredictable.
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If you weren't a fan of Peta Wilson before, you will be!
15 March 2000 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Ellen Barkin & Peta Wilson had excellent chemistry together in this movie. Very hot together! A great psychosexual thriller that kept you wondering what was going to happen next. Great location shots! Peta Wilson was very captivating on screen and she kept you wanting more. If you weren't a fan of hers before, this movie might convert you! Damien Harris did an excellent job in directing this movie. He did a lot of research and it shows! This movie can be compared to "Silence of the Lambs."


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