Sanctimony (2000)

Not Rated  |   |  Crime, Horror, Thriller  |  October 2001 (France)
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A handsome, brilliant stock trader, bored with his existence, becomes a serial killer.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Gerrick
Jim Renart (as Michael Pare)
Dorothy Smith
Susan Renart
Michael Rasmussen ...
Dr. Fricke
Tanja Reichert ...
TV Director
Ken Camroux ...
Nathaniel DeVeaux ...
Talk Show Host (as Nathaniel Deveaux)
Dolores Drake ...
Photo Woman


Tom Gerrick (Casper van Dein) is a Wall Street Whiz Kid. He's also a serial killer. Six victims have had their eyes cut out, six their ears cut off and three their tongues removed. By the time he gets to his fourth 'tongue' victim, Tom is getting sick of his success. He calls the police himself, claiming to have found the body of the sixteen year old girl on the street. He wants to get caught, but first he wants to play with his captors for a while. His initial sensitivity to the crime is soon replaced with a psycho-smirk and a high priced lawyer. By the time the police find out he is the killer he is on a shooting spree, first on live television during an interviews on "the secret of success", then at his ex-fiancés non-wedding party. Written by

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Release Date:

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Also Known As:

Gyilkos ösztön  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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a poor rip-off of Seven
21 December 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The only reason I watched this is because of its stars, CASPAR Van Dien, Micheal Pare & Eric Roberts & catherine Oxenburg * & Jeniffer Rubin, All capable actors & have given good performances in the past,. NOT THIS TIME,, a weak serial killer story, You can guess who the killer is in the first scene. Very contrived in all aspects there is nothing to recommend in this disaster, my rating is *1/2 POOR

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