The Utah Murder Project (2006)

Unrated | | Thriller | 2008 (USA)
A Los Angeles narcotics detective (Perkins) clashes with a small-town Utah Sheriff (Conaway) while investigating his girlfriend's mysterious abduction thirty miles outside Kanab, Utah.



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Cast overview:
Detective Charlie DeSantis
Sheriff Dan Patterson
Casey Brenner
Darcy Gold
Joey Sylvester ...
Michael / The Cowboy
Sandra McArthur ...
Deputy Bracken


Inspired by actual events, this dark suspense thriller is a fictional account of actress Darcy Gold's sudden and mysterious abduction, thirty miles outside Kanab, Utah. After Darcy is kidnapped and held for ransom, her ex-lover, L.A. narcotics Detective Charlie DeSantis(Oz Perkins)arrives in the small town of Bryerson to investigate. His slick and confident demeanor instantly clashes with the town's hard-edged, no-nonsense Sheriff(Jeff Conaway). When key evidence of Darcy's whereabouts slowly begin to surface, DeSantis and Sheriff Patterson suspect that she may be involved in staging her own kidnapping and ransom. Written by Eric C. Dickson

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

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Oz Perkins was the filmmaker's original choice to portray Detective Charlie DeSantis based on his unusually striking appearance. See more »


References Psycho (1960) See more »

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