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Malevolent (2002)

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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Jack Lucas
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Oliver Chadwicke
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Jessica Tarrant
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Warren Lucas
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Sandy
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Mother
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Kelly (as Troy Beyer)
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Mike
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Detective Jack Lucas is racing to clear his name, when he's framed for a series of murders. A maverick cop under routine investigation for a job-related shooting, Jack finds himself being set up as the prime suspect in an escalating killing spree. Sliding deeper into trouble and with few clues to go on, Jack desperately teams with exotic dancer Jessica, who may hold the key to the motive behind the mystery. With time running out, he must do whatever it takes to put all the pieces together and prove his innocence before the real killer pulls off the perfect crime. Written by Anonymous

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The setup. The betrayal. Vengeance is coming.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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27 June 2002 (USA)  »

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Stock footage used: The opening car chase are edited scenes from The Corruptor (1999), while the finale (another big car chase) was originally seen in Marked for Death (1990). See more »

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In the car chase scene, a passenger (camera man) can be seen in the Dodge riding along with Lou Diamond Phillips. See more »

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Edited from The Corruptor (1999) See more »

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The Natives are Restless
Written by Chris Simpson
Performed by Chris Simpson
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Leaves MUCH to be desired
2 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

Where to begin? This is one of the biggest pieces of crap that I have seen in a long time. Come on my four year old sister could make a better movie with a camcorder. This movie is extremely slow through the first hour, with little, to no sembalance of a plot or story. Lou Diamond Phillips acting was sub-par as usual. The editing was also very poorly done. At one moment you are on one side, the the other, over and over again. Then the ending leaves much to be desired. The story, if you can call it a story has no closure at all. The horrible ending is previewed by a car chase with a power ram and a bmw. The power ram bounces around like a ball, it is pretty funny. I strongly recommend not wasting your time on this movie. It isn't even one of those bad movies that are entertaining because it is bad. This movie just plain SUCKS


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