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The Craigslist Killer (2011)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  3 January 2011 (USA)
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"The Craigslist Killer" follows the dark, mysterious life Philip Markoff (Jake McDorman) conducted online while preparing for a promising future as a doctor and a life of happiness with his... See full summary »

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Philip Markoff
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Megan McAllister
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Detective Frye (as Josh Close)
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Susan McAllister
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David McAllister
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Dr. Janeway
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Patricia Banks
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Kate
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Julissa Brisman
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Trisha Leffler (as Trieste Dunn)
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Detective Bennett
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Janet
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Tom Wilson
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Amber
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Michael McAllister
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"The Craigslist Killer" follows the dark, mysterious life Philip Markoff (Jake McDorman) conducted online while preparing for a promising future as a doctor and a life of happiness with his fiancée, Megan McAllister (Agnes Bruckner). Seemingly destined for greatness as one of Boston University's brightest med students, Markoff could do no wrong in the eyes of Megan, his friends, fellow students and professors. But hidden from those close to him was the violent wrath only he and his victims knew - beginning with his alleged April 14, 2009, first-degree murder of a masseuse who advertised her services on Craigslist. When police discover that the brutal killing and a number of other attacks on women were all connected to advertisements placed on Craigslist, their investigation ultimately leads them to Markoff. Written by Xenos

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Kevin Kilner, who plays Megan's dad, played Jake McDorman's dad in Greek. See more »

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When Phil talks to Meagan about going to Quincy, Massachusetts, he pronounces it just like it's spelled. It should be pronounced Quinzy. See more »

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Decent for a Lifetime movie
4 January 2011 | by (San Antonio, TX) – See all my reviews

Like the rest of the world (it was a trending topic on Twitter) I was anxiously awaiting the world premiere of The Craigslist Killer. I'll give it this: for a Lifetime movie, it wasn't half bad. Could it have been better? Yes. At times the acting was bad, the music was cheesy, and it was a bit slow for the first thirty minutes. I was expecting the killing scenes to be a bit more intense than they were, but I guess that's what you get with a woman's network. I think if this had been taken to the big screen and directed by Scorsese it would have been a box office hit. You have to remember that Lifetime is a network directed towards women, so the movies are directed towards women as well (hence all the romance in the beginning.) All in all I'd say it was a decent movie. It wasn't something I would pay money to see, but it was something that filled my time and kept me semi interested.


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