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A Killer Upstairs (2005)

A woman investigates when her teenage son is arrested for his married lover's murder.

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Sandra Nowlin
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Michael Nowlin
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Detective Bruning
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Lyle Banner
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David Jamison
Lorraine Ansell ...
Detective Feria
Stéfanie Buxton ...
Ashley Jamison
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Patricia
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Vivian Jamison
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Carla MacDonald
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Johnny
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Talia Rose
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Rita
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Sonia Fay
Rick Burchill ...
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Police detective Bruning investigates the murder of model Vivian Jamison in rich businessman husband James' home. He sees no reason to doubts the evidence pointing at her latest lover, neighboring troubled, fatherless high-school teenager Michael Nowlin, who soon makes a run for it but is caught. The knave convinces his mother Sandra Nowlin of his innocence, but the female 'top lawyer' she hires is no real help. Meanwhile the ex-con liquor shop clerk who could provide Michael with an alibi is murdered. Written by KGF Vissers

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A mother always loves her son... no matter what he's done. See more »

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Lyle Banner: Ante up, Bitch!
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Fast-paced, but it does have some amateur acting.
3 November 2005 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

This Comment does contain mild spoilers!!!

"A Killer Upstairs" is a decent TV movie. The plot is: When Vivian Jamison (Jayne Heitmeyer) is murdered, all fingers point to her lover Michael Nowlin (Christopher Jacot), His mom Sandra (Tracy Nelson) is trying to prove her son is innocent, but the police won't listen. Is the killer still out there?

At first the movie is riddled with bad acting,(Barry Flatman as Mr. Jamison) but eventually the movie picks up speed and it gets better. It does have some good twists and turns. Bruce Boxleitner, Tracy Nelson, and Linden Ashby put in good performances. Overall, it's worth seeing if you are looking for a satisfactory mystery.

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