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.

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Ward's wife is a bitch. Everyone knows it. Including Ward. After numerous conversations and ruminations on the subject amongst Ward's colorful group of friends, a fortuitous accident leads ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Foley
Stars: Amy Acker, Ava Carpinello, James Carpinello
Killer Love (2002)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

After researching a 15th century serial killer, a young woman uses her expertise to outwit a modern-day monster that is driven by the same desire for blood.

Director: Lloyd A. Simandl
Stars: Kari Wuhrer, Tereza Duchková, David O'Kelly
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Two best friends, a struggling actor and an unemployed screenwriter, set out to look for a prized $250,000 Rolex wristwatch which was stolen by an attractive con artist.

Director: Adam Baratta
Stars: Kari Wuhrer, Adam Baratta, Shane Edelman
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

An ex-star pilot must stop a mad criminal and his gang from destroying what is left of civilization.

Director: Lloyd A. Simandl
Stars: Kari Wuhrer, Jennifer Rubin, Leo Rossi
Sensation (1994)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Lila a college student discovers a latent ability to see into the past. When a professor hires her for some psychological tests she becomes the target of the killer of the woman she sees in... See full summary »

Director: Brian Grant
Stars: Eric Roberts, Kari Wuhrer, Ron Perlman
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A married couple hold their boss hostage in their apartment and force him to watch their sex escapades to rejuvenate their failing marriage.

Director: Karl Slovin
Stars: Stanley Tucci, Kari Wuhrer, Ron Eldard
Final Examination (Video 2003)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A burned out L.A. detective moves to Hawaii, where he stumbles upon a murder at a college sorority reunion.

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Kari Wuhrer, Brent Huff, Debbie Rochon
Boulevard (1994)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A street prostitute takes in an abused young woman on the run from her misogynist boyfriend, leading to both facing off against the prostitute's dreaded pimp and a relentless police detective out to arrest all of them.

Director: Penelope Buitenhuis
Stars: Rae Dawn Chong, Kari Wuhrer, Lou Diamond Phillips
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

The Rose Technique revolves around the life of an off-beat psychiatrist who wants to join the crazy world of daytime TV.

Director: Jon C. Scheide
Stars: JoBeth Williams, Sally Kirkland, Jason Brooks
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Crunch Calhoun, a semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get his old gang back together to pull off one last heist.

Director: Jonathan Sobol
Stars: Kurt Russell, Jay Baruchel, Katheryn Winnick
Route 666 (2001)
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Smith, a mob informer hiding out with the Witness Protection Program, decides to make a break for it and hide out in the Arizona desert. The Feds catch up with him and rescue him just ... See full summary »

Director: William Wesley
Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Lori Petty, Steven Williams
Never Forget (2008)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A man (Phillips) who wakes up with amnesia also finds his supposed friend has accused him of murder.

Director: Leo Scherman
Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Kris Holden-Ried, Sarah Manninen
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Jack Lucas
...
Oliver Chadwicke
...
Jessica Tarrant
...
Carla Gifford
...
Warren Lucas
...
Sandy
...
Greg Pruitt
Rex Ryon ...
Joe Dexter
...
Ray Bressler
Guy Ecker ...
Al Voss
...
Eddie
Amye Williams ...
Mother
...
Kelly (as Troy Beyer)
Mike Butters ...
Mike
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The setup. The betrayal. Vengeance is coming.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 June 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Twist of Fate  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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

Connections

Edited from Marked for Death (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

The Natives are Restless
Written by Chris Simpson
Performed by Chris Simpson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Malevolent (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?