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Crimetime (1996)

Bobby Mahon is an actor playing a notorious serial killer on prime-time television. The show becomes a hit, which encourages the real-life murderer on whom it's based, to go on a spree to make it on screen.

Director:

George Sluizer

Writer:

Brendan Somers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Baldwin ... Bobby Mahon
Pete Postlethwaite ... Sidney
Sadie Frost ... Val
Geraldine Chaplin ... Thelma
Karen Black ... Millicent
James Faulkner ... Crowley
Phil Davis ... Simon (as Philip Davis)
Marianne Faithfull ... Club Singer
Emma Roberts Emma Roberts ... Linda
Anne Lambton ... Madeleine
Suzanne Bertish ... Lady Macbeth
Stephanie Buttle Stephanie Buttle ... Terry
Caroline Langrishe ... Jenny Lamb
Orla Charlton Orla Charlton ... Victim
Jackie Davis Jackie Davis ... Victim
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Storyline

Bobby Mahon is an actor playing a notorious serial killer on prime-time television. The show becomes a hit, which encourages the real-life murderer on whom it's based, to go on a spree to make it on screen.

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To be seen is to exist.

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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crimetime - Das Auge des Verbrechens See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Millicent was name of one of the sisters that Karen Black played in Trilogy of Terror and also her name in this. See more »

Quotes

Millicent: Show them, show them.
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Referenced in Cascadeur (1998) See more »

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Gobsmackingly brilliant screenplay
28 November 2005 | by b-somersSee all my reviews

Who is this guy with his totally out of order comments? This movie is the BEST - you understand that word BEST? The screenwriter is absolutely the last word and I should know I AM THAT SCREENWRITER - sure i made a mistake or two but at least i made a movie - which is more than the writer above (or below) has done. You see what I mean? Just watch the film, forget whether its good or bad and wait for that special moment when I APPEAR - actually acting with real words and everything - and I got to keep the tie. But seriously let's have a good look at the film - is it my fault if Stephen Baldwin went all method when he really has none and who wouldn't say Pete Postlethwaite isn't really CREEPY and Sadie Frost, OK, a strange choice perhaps and why wasn't Madonna given the part she wanted it or at least that's what she told me. But enough .....


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