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Dead Connection (1994)

After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Det. Matt Dickson
Lisa Sinclair ... Doreen
Paul Leslie Disley ... 2 Die 4
Simon Kenny ... 2 Die 4
Nicholas Kenny ... 2 Die 4
Andrew Shaw ... 2 Die 4
... Denise
Connie Blankenship ... Terry
John Clayton Schafer ... Jeff
... Vince
... Richard Welton
... Anthony the Bouncer
Alex Desir ... Bald Guy
... Linen Suit
Brenda Swanson ... Susan
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After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just fails to catch up arrest him, the chase becomes personal. Written by David Gibson <djg6@ukc.ac.uk>

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Somewhere on the streets of L.A., a killer waits to strike again. For the Cop on his trail, it's a race against time to solve the mystery of the FINAL COMBINATION (Video Australia)

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18 November 1994 (UK)  »

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Lights Out  »

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Was originally titled "Lights Out". See more »

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[About phone sex.]
Sammy: Call me old-fashioned, but I like my women live and direct.
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Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

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THE FUTURE MRS. SMITH
Written by Nigel Dick and Jace Smith
Performed by Mojo Wuerken
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Obscene phone calls lead to dead connections.
23 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Mediocre thriller about an asthmatic detective(Michael Madsen)and a young reporter(Lisa Bonet)trying to get a line on a serial killer(Gary Stretch) who makes obscene phone calls and leaves most of his victims in motel rooms. Brutality and a glimpse of sex. Just not enough to even be a mild winner. Also in the cast:Lisa Sinclair, Jimmy Ortega, John Clayton Schafer and Parker Posey.


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