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Postmortem (1998)

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The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.

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Albert Pyun
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Sheen ... James McGregor (as Charles Sheen)
Michael Halsey ... Det. Insp. Balantine
Ivana Milicevic ... Gwen Turner
Stephen McCole ... George Statler - Jr.
Gary Lewis ... Wallace
Dave Anderson Dave Anderson ... Capt. Moore
Stephen Docherty Stephen Docherty ... Leo
Leigh Biagi Leigh Biagi ... Jane St. John
Phil McCall Phil McCall ... George Statler - Sr.
John Yule John Yule ... Maddie
Ian Hanmore ... Theodore Symes
Ian Cairns Ian Cairns ... Mr. McCormack
Sandy Welch Sandy Welch ... Homeless Man
David Walker David Walker ... David Corey
Zuleika Shaw Zuleika Shaw ... Cheryl Miller
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The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.

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The only way to trap a serial killer is to know what he feels, what he thinks, and when he'll strike...again.

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Rated R for disturbing violence with related nudity, and for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

It has been suggested that Charlie Sheen agreed to this film in an attempt to try more serious roles. It was also the first of several films that credited him as "Charles Sheen". See more »

Goofs

Despite being a born-and-bred Glaswegian cop, Gwen (Ivana Milicevic) has an Irish accent. See more »

Quotes

James McGregor: [giving cigarette to man who's given him information] Keep it.
Homeless Man: Ah, cheers... you're a sojer!
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Soundtracks

McGregor's Lament
Music by Anthony Riparetti (as Tony Riparetti)
Words by Paul Kein and Mary Murphy
Performed by Mary Murphy
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Above average Pyun flick
25 June 2001 | by CQKRISSee all my reviews

Well at last Albert Pyun has delivered a decent film. Although this one isn't the best film of all time, it is a marked improvement on his other works like 'Crazy Six' and 'Mean Guns' as well as the dire 'Omega Doom'. Charlie Sheen certainly helps the cause which cant be said for the other actors in the cast. Why have it in Scotland? Well I dont know, maybe its because its cheaper to make or maybe because Sheen likes the Scottish Pubs.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 1998 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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2.35 : 1
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