MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,114 this week

One Kill (2000)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  6 August 2000 (USA)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 335 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 1 critic

A divorced female marine officer (Anne Heche) with two small children begins an affair with a senior officer (Sam Shepard) in this fact-based drama. Things turn nasty when she discovers ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 titles
created 09 Feb 2012
 
a list of 1025 titles
created 29 May 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 21 Oct 2013
 
DVD
a list of 665 titles
created 28 Jan 2014
 
a list of 1809 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "One Kill" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: One Kill (TV Movie 2000)

One Kill (TV Movie 2000) on IMDb 5.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of One Kill.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Auggie Rose (2000)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An insurance salesman's humdrum existence takes a turn when a stranger, ex-con Auggie Rose, unexpectedly dies in his arms. Assuming the identity of the dead man, the salesman embarks on a ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Tabak
Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Anne Heche, Nancy Travis
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The Vatican sends a priest to verify some miracles, performed by a woman who has been nominated for sainthood. During his investigation, the priest, who is experiencing a crisis of faith, ... See full summary »

Director: Agnieszka Holland
Stars: Sofia Polanska, Pavol Simon, Ivan Lukac
Leo (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A recently-released prisoner and a troubled young boy share a pen-pal relationship, both connected by their past.

Director: Mehdi Norowzian
Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Elisabeth Shue, Sam Shepard
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two friends must choose whether to help a third friend who was arrested in Malaysia for drug possession.

Director: Joseph Ruben
Stars: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Joaquin Phoenix
Toxic Skies (2008)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Anne Heche stars as a World Health Organization Doctor who uncovers the real cause of an epidemic is the government's secret chem-trail program.

Director: Andrew C. Erin
Stars: Anne Heche, James Tupper, Tobias Slezak
Sexual Life (2005)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.

Director: Ken Kwapis
Stars: Azura Skye, Annie Heller, Carla Gallo
Wild Side (1995)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

While Bruno is an international money mover and influence peddler and Virginia is his very beautiful wife, his sexual appetite requires the services of banker and part-time hooker Alex. It's love at first sight. But, who are the lovers?

Director: Donald Cammell
Stars: Christopher Walken, Joan Chen, Steven Bauer
Don't Look Back (TV Movie 1996)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Drug addict Jesse think he's found the answer to all his problems in the form of a breifcase full of money. However, the money isn't his and stealing it from right under the nose of a ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Murphy
Stars: Eric Stoltz, John Corbett, Josh Hamilton
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Reece McHenry is a used-clothing store owner and Carol Fitzsimmons is a seamstress working in that store. The film follows the story of their relationships from 1960s till present time (as ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Masterson
Stars: Diane Keaton, Sam Shepard, Diane Lane
The Passion of Ayn Rand (TV Movie 1999)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.

Director: Christopher Menaul
Stars: Helen Mirren, Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy
Blind Horizon (2003)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Frank loses his memory after being shot in small desert town in Texas. As he tries to retrace his steps and figure out his true identity, Frank believes he may be part of a plot to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Haussman
Stars: Val Kilmer, Neve Campbell, Sam Shepard
Fatal Desire (TV Movie 2006)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A forty-something ex-policeman named Joe initiates an online relationship with twenty-something Tonya Sullivan. Conflicts arise after Tonya flies to Atlantic City to seduce Joe, and she reveals to him that she is married.

Director: Ralph Hemecker
Stars: Anne Heche, Eric Roberts, Kathleen York
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Capt. Mary Jane O'Malley
...
Maj. Nelson Gray
...
Capt. Wallker Randall
Kate McNeil ...
Maj. Leslie Nesbitt
Bill MacDonald ...
Col. Sam Doran
...
Lt. Tim Macy
...
Hap O'Malley
...
Harry O'Malley
...
Callie O'Malley
...
O'Connell
Philip Akin ...
Gunnery Sgt. Finch
Awaovieyi Agie ...
Landry
Nicolas Van Burek ...
Henderson (as Nicholas VanBurek)
Christian Potenza ...
Parker
Steve Boyle ...
Forbes
Edit

Storyline

A divorced female marine officer (Anne Heche) with two small children begins an affair with a senior officer (Sam Shepard) in this fact-based drama. Things turn nasty when she discovers that he is married. She tells him it is over, but he won't accept her ultimatum. Pledging to divorce his wife, he tries to force himself on her including an incident where he unloaded his weapon in front of a platoon of men at a firing range to get her attention. Finally, he breaks into her house and tries to force himself on her. She pulls a weapon from beneath her pillow and kills him. The movie then moves to the court room proceedings and a cover-up created by base officers who refuse to let their fellow officer's reputation be smudged. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sergeant | See All (1) »

Taglines:

An affair ends... and a conspiracy begins.

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, sexuality and brief strong language
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 August 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Code d'honneur  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
It purports to be a true story, and it has the ring of truth
13 May 2001 | by (Jacksonville, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Certainly this film has the ring of truth about it, as it purports to be based on actual occurrences at a Marine base. It deals with the attempted cover-up by the local Marine commander of unacceptable conduct by a Marine major which resulted in his being shot to death by his former girl friend, a Marine captain. The man and woman had been lovers, but the captain attempted to break off the relation when she discovered her boy friend was married. He continued to stalk her, going so far as to fire his side arm in her direction at one time. Finally he broke into her home, attacked her with a knife, and was shot twice with her service pistol and killed. The civilian prosecutor ruled the killing self defense, but the Marines decided to charge the captain with murder. The major, you see, was a decorated hero from Vietnam, and an old friend of the commanding colonel at the Marine base. The captain, too, had made some enemies in her motor pool command, rejecting some male advances in a very butch style.

There is considerable psychological freight motivating and controlling the actions of the principal participants in this drama, which the very capable cast gets across nicely. The director and editor, however, seem determined to obscure the happenings as much as possible with frustrating flashbacks and shifting points of view. You're lucky if you know where you're at most of the time. Bear with them, though; it's a worthwhile story as the captain's court martial trial unfolds, and it seems every man's hand is against her, even her attorney at times.

The verdict? Well, after all, this is rather a suspense story, so you'll have to see for yourself. There is a kind of "pacifist" message folded into the film, but forget about that. Sure, "war is hell", but sometimes it can't be avoided. We'll need those Marines then, even if they aren't always the best champions of fair play internally. As Kipling says in his poem "Tommy Atkins":

"It's Tommy this and Tommy that, And Tommy wait outside. But, it's room for Mr. Atkins, When the troopship's on the tide."


5 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss One Kill (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?