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A serial killer is after hookers and strippers. A male detective and his female partner are assigned to stop him.

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Jake
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Monica
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Collins
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Brenda
Randall Brady ...
Johnny
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Marissa
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Gavin
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Candy
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Wanda
Jack Margolis ...
Ralph
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Mother
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Scarlett
Sam Menning ...
Wino
Bob Bragg ...
Paramedic
Jean Clark ...
Bartender (as J.L. Clark)
James Dickson ...
Marine
Daphne Cheung ...
Tina
Marlene Casamento ...
Carla
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Punk (as Buddy Daniels)
Paul Grayber ...
Tony
Brigitte Burdine ...
Studio Girl
Diki Lerner ...
Movie Director
Sabino Villa Lobos ...
Manuel
G.E. Miller ...
Cop
Jasae ...
Subway Hooker
Paul Madison ...
Stranger
Francesca Passeri ...
Hooker
Yvette Buchanan ...
Hooker
Kiksh Emald ...
Hooker
Maureen Rogers ...
Hooker
Darri Gocha ...
Hooker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gary Graver ...
Vinnie (uncredited)

Directed by

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Gary Graver

Written by

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Adam Berg ... (written by)

Produced by

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Bianca Manzo ... associate producer
Sam Norvell ... line producer (as Sidney Niekerk) / producer (as Sidney Niekerk)

Music by

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Duane Sciacqua

Cinematography by

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Gary Graver

Film Editing by

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William Shaffer

Editorial Department

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Toni Brewer ... negative cutter
Gilbert Carreras ... color timer
Erin Cook ... assistant editor
Geoffrey Johns ... post-production coordinator (as Geoffrey John)
Liz Navarro ... assistant editor (as Liz McManem)

Art Direction by

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Ted T.E. Tunney ... (as Ted Tunney)

Set Decoration by

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Eric Zerkel

Makeup Department

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Darri Gocha ... makeup artist
Cheryll Scott ... assistant makeup artist
Michelle Van Den Eikoff ... hairdresser
Mark Williams ... makeup special effects

Production Management

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Gaylynn Baker ... unit production manager
Lars Jacobson ... unit manager: second unit

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Christopher Dempsey ... first assistant director (as Chris Clements)
Chuck Moore ... assistant director: second unit (as Charles Moore)
David Trotti ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Mark Bovias ... assistant art director
Julie Charles ... set dresser
Edmund Cobb ... set dresser
Andrew Golding ... scenic artist
Jim T. Graham ... property master
Emmet McPherson ... assistant property master
James Peattie ... construction coordinator (as Jim Peattie)
Alice Simpson ... set dresser

Sound Department

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Zane D. Bruce ... foley artist (as Zane Bruce)
Sal Carter ... boom operator: second unit
Robert Caruso ... dialogue editor
Terry J. Chiappe ... sound designer (as Terry Chiappe)
Smith Craig ... adr editor / re-recording mixer
Gordon Davis ... sound assistant
Dennis Fuller ... sound: second unit
Richard Jaye ... sound effects editor
Bruce Murphy ... stereo consultant
Timothy Pearson ... foley editor (as Tim Pearson)
Chris Silva ... cable man
Sean Sullivan ... boom operator
Larry Talbot ... re-recording mixer
Alexander Welles ... sound mixer

Special Effects by

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Kevin McCarthy ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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David Carlson ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Bob Bragg ... stunt coordinator
Kane Hodder ... stunt driver
Gary McLarty ... stunt driver

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ralph Anderson ... electrician
Larry Applegate ... electrician
Richard Asherton ... electrician
Monty Bass ... best boy electric
Jane Benson ... second assistant camera: second unit
Paul D'Angelo ... grip
Cole Emerson ... electrician
Roy Fitzgerald ... grip
Dan Golden ... still photographer
Seth Granger ... grip
Jack Hanson ... grip
Dean James ... grip
Scott Jensen ... best boy grip
Alan Koplin ... assistant camera: second unit (as Alan Copeland)
Michael Martino ... first assistant camera
Chuck Moore ... key grip (as Charles Moore)
Phil Morgen ... camera operator: second unit
Al Reichow ... grip (as Alan Reichow)
James Rogers ... rigging gaffer: second unit
David Spencer ... second assistant camera
John Stern ... key grip: second unit
R. Michael Stringer ... camera operator: second unit / gaffer

Casting Department

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Crystal Breeze ... extras casting (as Crystal Blue)
Jacov Bresler ... casting coordinator (as Jacov Bressler)
Janice Cash ... casting: second unit
Victor J. Kubitschek ... extras casting (as Victor Keuitschek)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Paris Libby ... wardrobe supervisor
Jennifer Stark ... costumer

Location Management

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Frank Chase ... assistant location manager
Carlos Hooper ... location manager: second unit
Lloyd Plummer ... location manager

Music Department

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Tommy Cole ... music recording engineer
Jill Goodman ... music editor

Transportation Department

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Gary Foss ... transportation captain
Howard Phillips ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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James Aragon ... production assistant: second unit
Bobbie Brooke ... production coordinator
Tony Burges ... production assistant: second unit
Seth Collins ... production assistant: second unit
Penny Cooper ... caterer (as Pennie Cooper)
Gordon Davis ... assistant coordinator
Dani Duran ... publicist
Andrea Ellestad ... stand-in
Carl Fitzsimmons ... production assistant
Michael Locker ... projection
Noel Mann ... craft service
Fay Marino ... production assistant
Otto J. Mueksch ... production accountant (as Otto Mueksch)
Connie Nelson ... stand-in
Anne Price ... production secretary
Toby Roberts ... production assistant
Barry Robinson ... production assistant
Sally Stringer ... script supervisor
Jack Wanamaker ... technical consultant

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Storyline

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Plot Keywords
Taglines Where danger and desire become fatal. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Naked Force (United States)
  • Les racines du mal (France)
  • Wurzeln des Bösen (Germany)
  • Raízes do Mal (Brazil)
  • Elszabadult pokol (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 95 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Michael Pare was announced as the lead in trade papers before beig replaced by Reb Brown. Alex Cord eventually got the lead after contract disputes fell through with Brown. See more »
Movie Connections Remake of Trinity Brown (1984). See more »
Soundtracks Only Game in Town See more »

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