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Letters From a Killer (1998)

Letters from a Killer (original title)
R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1998 (Mexico)
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A man is wrongfully convicted of killing his wife. After he is let out of prison, he is framed again.

Director:

David Carson

Writers:

Nicholas Hicks-Beach (screenplay), Shelley Miller (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Swayze ... Race Darnell
Gia Carides ... Lita
Kim Myers ... Gloria Stevens
Olivia Birkelund Olivia Birkelund ... Stephanie
Tina Lifford ... Elizabeth
Elizabeth Ruscio ... Judith Sutton
Roger E. Mosley ... Horton
Bruce McGill ... Brinker
Mark Rolston ... O'Dell
Don Stark ... Geary
Katy Selverstone ... Singleton
Michael Bowen ... Parker
Kevin Chamberlin ... Cutler
Sam Atkinson Sam Atkinson ... Morgan
Armand Reiser Armand Reiser ... Singing Inmate
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Storyline

A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally freed from prison, only to be framed for two more murders which he did not commit. With the help of his former prison guard, he once again sets out to clear his name. Written by J. R. Grant

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Don't Open The Mail.


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Bruce McGill and Don Stark played the character of Eugene Matuzak in Timecop (1994) and Timecop (1997), respectively. See more »

Quotes

Race Darnell: Hearing your voice soothes me like waves softly lapping on the shore.
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Desire
Performed by Mr. Dyer's Daughters
Written by Elsa J. Dyer (as Elsa Dyer), Linda J. Dyer (as Linda Dyer), Sonja L. Dyer (as Sonja Dyer),
Seth Jackson, Cathy Carlson
By Permission of MDD Music
© 1997/ASCAP
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Very good thriller
8 August 2001 | by Gregster-5See all my reviews

I taped this off HBO largely because it was in HD and might be OK. It turned out to be a very competent thriller, nicely constructed and at about 100 minutes pretty much perfect time, and should keep you guessing to the end. I wasn't a fan of Patrick Swayze but I have to say he is perfectly cast in this, and turns in a very credible and watchable performance. If you are looking for a movie with action and twists for a wet afternoon that doesn't insult your intelligence, you could do an awful lot worse than to watch this. Interestingly line dance scene was choreographed by swayze's mother (Patsy Swayze).


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Language:

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Release Date:

1998 (Mexico) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Echo, Utah, USA See more »

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