Detective Jack Lucas, a harried, self-hating, Los Angeles police detective races against the clock to clear his name when he's framed for a series of killings committed by a crafty serial killer, who targets him as his latest fall guy.
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Michael Daniels is a forensic specialist whom has been plagued most of his adult life by the mysterious disappearance of his twin brother Jessie. When Michael meets up with Jessie's former girlfriend Kate Porter, a district attorney whom is investigating her own father, Harry S. Potter, whom is the mayor of Los Angeles, Michael soon finds himself in deep trouble when he thinks that Jessie may be alive and is targeting him for the things gone wrong with his life, leading to Michael getting framed for Mayor Potter's murder and relentlessly pursued by a persistent detective named Russell Stark. Michael must race against the clock to clear his name with the help of Kate, and his co-worker April to stay ahead of the unseen stalker, but is everything what it seems? Written by
Second half was more exciting than first, ending quite complicated
The twin brother of pathologist Michael Daniels has been missing for ten years, but Michael will not give up the search. His former girlfriend Kate is the daughter of corrupt mayor Harry S. Porter (we're told he is mayor of 'this city' and shown that it is a large city, but never told what city). She doesn't get along with her father, mainly because of his morals, and she tells Michael her mother was given six months to live two years ago. The mayor will do anything--short of hurting his daughter--to guarantee his re-election. Meanwhile, someone is watching Michael's apartment and taking pictures of him.
At first there didn't seem to be much to this movie, and flashbacks to Michael's earlier life (including scenes with his brother Jesse) were frequent and annoying. But a major development halfway through gave it a new energy, and the second half was not only exciting but sometimes chilling, helped by very weird music and sound effects that included heartbeats. By the end things were very confusing, so it would be hard to call this movie predictable.
For the type of movie, this was not excessively violent, though violence was a part of it.
This probably wasn't anywhere close to being a classic, but it wasn't garbage either. Certainly the second half wasn't.
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