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A detective tries to hunt down a serial killer who broadcasts his murders live on the internet.

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Det. Charlie Daines
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Det. Mickey Harwell
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Adam Sotrel
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Capt. Tommy Byrnes
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Mary Daines
Frank Nasso ...
Stevie Daines
Jason Durran ...
C.I.T.U Specialist Mitch
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C.I.T.U Specialist Pete
Jeff Merchant ...
Edward Maxwell
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Charles Horvath
Frank Henson ...
Michael McEllroy
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Jane
Kieran Cunningham ...
Frank Schuman
James Carroll Jordan ...
Dr. Morelli (as James Jordan)
Jason Lake ...
Thadeus Moore
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Old-fashioned NYPD detective Charlie Daines, a grave long cancer sufferer, feels out of his depth when as serial killer posts his gruesomely imaginative murders, mostly on top managers, on Internet, first spotted by his couch-potato son Vinnie. The brass rather confides the high-profile case to 'nerds', champion of whom is wheelchair-stuck Adam Sotrel. Charlie systematically alienates everybody, family and colleagues, but finds an angle to approach the case. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated R for grisly violence, pervasive language, some nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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13 December 2010 (Belgium)  »

Also Known As:

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Stupid name; pretty good movie
22 October 2009 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

I saw dot.kill on Showtime the other night; and, while I thought the title was totally lame, I watched it because is starred Armand Assante.

His filmography is hit or miss for me; but, I have to give him credit on this one. His passion within the role really makes this film. He was absolutely convincing as a detective who's health, family life, and career are crumbling.

Charlie is an old-school detective who relies on instinct, not high-tech. He is alternately hard-core, abrasive (particularly to co-workers and his son), and tender (towards a former addict, whom he saved from a life on the streets).

The twist at the end, as to the identity of the killer was great, even though it really wasn't hard to guess, with the heavy foreshadowing used by the director.

It could have been better; but, a pretty good movie nonetheless.


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