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The Courtyard (1995)

Architect Jonathan moves into an LA courtyard apartment complex, then one of his neighbors is murdered by mistake.. Jonathan was the intended victim.

Director:

Fred Walton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew McCarthy ... Jonathan
Mädchen Amick ... Lauren
Cheech Marin ... Angel Steiner
David Packer David Packer ... Jack Morgan
Bonnie Bartlett ... Cathleen Fitzgerald
Vincent Schiavelli ... Ivan
David Proval ... Dog Man
Jonathan Penner ... Larry Reese
Lara Piper ... Kimberly
John Wesley ... Mr. Brendel
Channon Roe ... Mr. Pizza
Jan Hoag ... Medical Examiner
Denver Mattson ... Mr. Hicks
Dot-Marie Jones ... Lady Mover (as Dot Jones)
Steven Jang Steven Jang ... UPS Driver
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Architect Jonathan moves into an LA courtyard apartment complex, then one of his neighbors is murdered by mistake.. Jonathan was the intended victim. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexuality and some violence
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Stimme des Killers See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Showtime Networks See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A TV movie for the Showtime network. See more »

Goofs

When telling the police about his intercom call, Jonathan says that he dialed the wrong number to accidentally reach the murderer, while in fact he called the correct number 333 for the apartment of his neighbor Hicks. So the phone number list near the intercom is flawed. See more »

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References The Waltons (1971) See more »

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Tolerable mystery ruined by a really dumb ending
19 July 2013 | by highwaytouristSee all my reviews

Mystery fans may be intrigued. A New York City architect relocates to Los Angeles to design a new strip mall. He finds what appears to be the ideal place, a stylish apartment complex with a beautiful courtyard. Problem is that it has a lot of strange people living there and a pizza delivery man he became acquainted with is violently murdered near his apartment. The architect then does his Agatha Christie imitation and investigates the crime himself. In the process, he has an affair with the pretty sister of the murder victim. There is nothing out of the ordinary in this film except that it's sometimes illogical, though it's done with some style and atmosphere. The cast is adequate. Andrew McCarthy and Madchen Amick making an attractive couple and they co-starred again in the film "Dream Lover" several years later. However, the ending is so stupid and unbelievable, you'll want to murder the screenwriter or at least take an ax to your television set.


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