Sanctimony (2000)

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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:

October 2001 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Gyilkos ösztön  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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Performed by Ryeland Allison
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Another Uwe Boll "Classic"
4 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I went into this movie with low expectations, knowing Uwe Boll's legacy as a film director, and screenplay writer, and I was still disappointed. Uwe Boll finds a way to make each and every movie he is involved in worse and worse. The overall concept wasn't a bad one, a man bored with his life as a stock broker becomes a serial killer. But the problem with the movie is there is no in between, he goes straight from stock broker to serial killer. The film has no-name actors, and I can see why, after watching the movie, I can't see why any actor with a career would want to even be involved in this movie. Anyone who turned it down did their careers a favor. And if you haven't seen it, do yourself a favor and don't.

I give Sanctimony a 3 out of 10

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