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Writers (WGA):
Donald Martin (written by) and
Stephen Tolkin (written by)
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Release Date:
3 January 2011 (USA) See more »
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"The Craigslist Killer" follows the dark, mysterious life Philip Markoff (Jake McDorman) conducted online... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Well made tragedy See more (16 total) »


  (in credits order)

Jake McDorman ... Philip Markoff

Agnes Bruckner ... Megan McAllister

Joshua Close ... Detective Frye (as Josh Close)

Julia Campbell ... Susan McAllister

Kevin Kilner ... David McAllister

Sam McMurray ... Dr. Janeway

Judith Hoag ... Patricia Banks

Candice Patton ... Kate
Leela Savasta ... Julissa Brisman

Trieste Kelly Dunn ... Trisha Leffler (as Trieste Dunn)

William Baldwin ... Detective Bennett

Kerry Knuppe ... Janet

Toby Meuli ... Tom Wilson

Suzanne Quast ... Amber

Alan Wells ... Michael McAllister

Jhemma Ziegler ... Monica

David Gautreaux ... Police Profiler

Terri Hoyos ... Sophie Flores

Greg Vrotsos ... Burly Guy

Sandra Sanchez ... Newscaster

Robert Dickman ... Gun Shop Owner
Michael Matera ... Building Superintendent

Healy Lange ... Sick Boy's Mother (as Heather Langone)

Sean Persaud ... Cell Phone Sales Clerk
Tracey Collins ... Hardware Store Clerk

Alfonso Freeman ... Prison Guard
Anne Johnson ... Old Woman
Olga Ospina ... Female Reporter at House

Kenneth Sears ... Prison Guard #2 (as Kenneth Ray Sears)

Abhi Sinha ... Student on TV
Tammy Matheson ... Credit Clerk

Alyce Heath ... McAllister Housekeeper
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Carlos Jr. ... Sick Boy (uncredited)

Anderson Cooper ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Thomas Kasp ... Emma's Date (uncredited)
Candace McKinney ... Girl (uncredited)
Jeff Rossen ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Meredith Vieira ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Stephen Kay 
Writing credits
Donald Martin (written by) and
Stephen Tolkin (written by)

Produced by
Kyle A. Clark .... producer (as Kyle Clark)
Philip Harrelson .... associate producer
Judith Verno .... executive producer
Lina Wong .... producer
Original Music by
Tree Adams 
Cinematography by
Jamie Barber 
Film Editing by
Hunter M. Via 
Casting by
Susan Edelman 
Production Design by
Marek Dobrowolski 
Art Direction by
Alicia Maccarone 
Set Decoration by
William Vail 
Costume Design by
Salvador Pérez Jr.  (as Salvador Perez)
Makeup Department
Nena Ross .... department head hair stylist
Greg Solomon .... key makeup artist
Melanie Tooker .... makeup department head
Production Management
Kyle A. Clark .... unit production manager (as Kyle Clark)
Lina Wong .... unit production manager
Cynthia Stegner .... post-production executive (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Melamed .... second second assistant director (as Michael R. Melamed)
Patrick Richmond .... second assistant director
Handel Whitmore .... first assistant director
Art Department
Mark Boyle .... on-set dresser
Robert Ehrenreich .... video and graphic displays
Rachel Gold .... set decoration shopper
Marc Lema .... swing
Carlos Lima .... carpenter
Alexx Thompson .... lead painter (as Alex Thompson)
Jameson Williams .... property master
Sound Department
Jeff Blehr .... boom operator
Anita Cannella .... foley artist
David B. Cohn .... sound supervisor (as David Cohn)
Jonathan Golodner .... sound effects editor
Jeff Gross .... foley mixer
Derek Marcil .... re-recording mixer
Sean Massey .... dialogue editor
Kevin Nanaumi .... assistant sound editor
Mark Petersen .... sound effects editor
Fred Tator .... re-recording mixer
Stephan von Hase .... production sound mixer
Jessie Pariseau .... third assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Lance Gilbert .... stunt coordinator
Mike Smith .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Dwight Campbell .... gaffer (as Dwight D. Campbell)
Sal Coniglio .... first assistant camera
Alfredo Denila .... best boy grip
Bradley C. Ferm .... electrician
Nathan Dean Fetzer .... lighting technician
Jacob Fountain .... dolly grip
Seth Greenwald .... key grip
Prashant Gupta .... still photographer
Dane Peterson .... camera operator: "b" camera
Bruce Stanford .... digital imaging technician
Greg Wehr .... grip
Jack L. Zeman .... still photographer
Warren Fox .... best boy electric (uncredited)
Casting Department
Heather Sirota .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Darragh Marmorstein .... costumer
Katie Obacz .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Richard A. Eisenstein .... post-production technician
Michael Fornicoia IV .... editor: playback video
Disha Patel-Webb .... post-production coordinator (as Disha Patel)
Lauren Pendergrass .... first assistant editor
Keith Shaw .... colorist
Location Management
David Boyles .... location manager
Bernard Rasmussen .... assistant location manager
Music Department
Kevin Bassinson .... music editor
Jake Staley .... composer: additional music
Jake Staley .... orchestrator
Transportation Department
Mike Barton .... transportation coordinator
Jim Meech .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Freddy Boutros .... assistant to director/producer
Zach Bradshaw .... production coordinator
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice director
Amanda Mason .... assistant to executive
Kellen McDowell .... production secretary
Kyle McIntyre .... executive assistant to executive producer
Michele McPhee .... consultant
Rhonda Reznick .... production accountant
J.R. Robinson .... production assistant
Laura Warner .... first assistant accountant
Eva Zelder .... script supervisor
Benjamin Benedetti .... post facilities manager (uncredited)

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87 min
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Did You Know?

Kevin Kilner, who plays Megan's dad, played Jake McDorman's dad in Greek.See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Philip tells the police he's getting married in a month. His wedding was scheduled for August, so it actually would've been about four months away.See more »
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Well made tragedy, 21 July 2013
Author: phd_travel from United States

A well made true life murder movie tragedy. This Lifetime movie about the Craigslist killer is well cast and well acted with a likable cast. The screenplay is well written and shows what you want to see. The story is so interesting that the movie is fascinating to watch.

Jake McDorman looks suitably wholesome as the medical student with a dark side who had a promising future. The escalation of his obsession is frightening to watch. Agnes Bruckner is quite good as the girlfriend who had no idea she was living with a killer.

The needless self destruction and insane obsession that led to killing is quite tragic.

Worth a watch.

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