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The Rain Killer (1990)

Together, a weary cop and an all business FBI agent, team up to catch the latest homicidal manic: The Rain Killer. Just when they think that all the clues have been washed away, they find ... See full summary »

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Ken Stein

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Ray Cunneff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Sharkey ... Capra
David Beecroft David Beecroft ... Dalton
Tania Coleridge Tania Coleridge ... Adele
Michael Chiklis ... Reese
Bill LaVallee Bill LaVallee ... Hacket
Woody Brown Woody Brown ... Rosewall
Gray Daniels Gray Daniels ... Conductor
Kathleen Klein Kathleen Klein ... Woman on Train
Marlena Giovi Marlena Giovi ... Woman in Garage
Roger Michelson Roger Michelson ... Passenger #1
Ellen Goffin Ellen Goffin ... Maggie
Robert Miano ... Allenby
Yvonne Winter Yvonne Winter ... Sarah Keller
Herb Kay Herb Kay ... Bartender
Maria Ford ... Satin
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Together, a weary cop and an all business FBI agent, team up to catch the latest homicidal manic: The Rain Killer. Just when they think that all the clues have been washed away, they find the one last clue; the one that's been in plain sight. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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They're two cops, sharing everthing... The woman they love, their hate for each other, the hunt for a killer. See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El asesino de la lluvia See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Gross USA:

$1,696,066
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Califilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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A disappointing rain, but tolerable
2 December 2012 | by PeterMitchell-506-564364See all my reviews

Someone is brutally murdering a score of women, while in the rain. There is a connection. They're all part of a sewing circle. A tired looking cop, Sharkey, a cool vehicle role for him, is teamed up with new overriding DEA agent, Hot shot, Dalton (David Beecroft-Who the hell is he?) and it isn't very long before things get very personal as Sharkey gets personally involved with Beecroft's woman (Tania Coolidge-Who the hell is she) A stripper becomes tied in with the other victims. At first we question why this strip scene exists. Not that there's anything wrong with watching little hottie, Maria Ford, doing a little nude dance. And that's followed by a sex scene in a motel room, the young wealthy client, carrying a hefty suitcase containing some pretty kinky gadgets, amongst some pretty scary knifeware. This guy can handle himself too, as the two are intercepted outside, by Ford's black pimp, but he's soon taken care of. It soon makes sense why these scenes exist as Ford is killed, and this guy that Beecroft actually knows is being framed. See this macho's guys wife belongs to the same sewing circle. I knew who the killer was all the way through this, and someone who didn't, would have to have an IQ less than seven. I don't know how some of these movie writers think they can fool us. It was so patently obvious, by the figure's build and walk, the identity was staring me in the face. Are you f*****g kidding me? As a thriller The Rain Killer disappoints, but it's still quite engrossing, nonetheless, I guess partly due to it's idea. It's got a little nudity from hottie Maria Ford, some very occasional violence, and Ray Sharkey. It also stars Michael Chilkis in a much earlier acting role, before he became one of the fantastic four.


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