5.4/10
342
9 user 2 critic

Perfect Prey (1998)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 10 July 1998
A former Texas Ranger (McGillis) is recruited by a Houston police captain (Dern) to assist a homicide detective (Moffett) in the search for an elusive serial killer (David) who collects antique dolls.

Director:

Howard McCain
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

On July 4th, in Houston, a teenager finds a human hand in the sewer. Captain Swaggert is investigating the discovery of seven hands, found over several years, each one precisely severed and... See full summary »

Director: Michael Cohn
Stars: Ally Walker, Martin Sheen, Ron Perlman
When the Bough Breaks (TV Movie 1986)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A Los Angeles psychiatrist testifies for the prosecution in the trial of an accused child molester. Later the defendant, who is out on bail, is found dead in the psychiatrist's office, in ... See full summary »

Director: Waris Hussein
Stars: Ted Danson, Richard Masur, Rachel Ticotin
The Third Twin (TV Movie 1997)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A researcher's life is in danger when she discovers a secret cloning operation.

Director: Tom McLoughlin
Stars: Kelly McGillis, Jason Gedrick, Larry Hagman
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The story centers on the life of a bordello in a midwestern prairie town in the 1870s. The whorehouse is run by pragmatic madam Annie Ryan and the film follows the life of several of her ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Sanders
Stars: Brenda Fricker, Kelly McGillis, Meret Becker
Maternal Secrets (TV Movie 2018)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When a US state senator goes missing on vacation in Bermuda, his pregnant girlfriend Aubrey searches for answers. What she learns is his estranged mother is on the island and knows more about the disappearance than she is letting on.

Director: Lucinda Spurling
Stars: Kate Mansi, Kelly McGillis, Brooke Burfitt
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Emotional strains of adoption. A young mother hands over her baby to foster parents, but struggles to let go emotionally. Her obsession affects the lives of those around her, including the child.

Director: Lawrence Huntington
Stars: Patricia Roc, Rosamund John, Bill Owen
Cat Chaser (1989)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A Miami hotel owner finds danger when he becomes romantically involved with the wife of a deposed general from the Dominican Republic where he fought many years back.

Director: Abel Ferrara
Stars: Peter Weller, Kelly McGillis, Charles Durning
A Boy's Life (2014)
Short | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A Boy's Life is a short narrative told only through visuals. It takes what initially appears to be a portrait of a troubled youth and twists to reveal a world gone awry. Harking back to the... See full summary »

Director: Howard McCain
Stars: Jack Ventimilia, Wayne Thomas Yorke, Tess McCain
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

When a tornado takes her meteorologist husband's life, his wife and colleague devotes her own life to prove his theories that violent twisters are predictable.

Director: Mark Sobel
Stars: Kelly McGillis, Wolf Larson, Liz Torres
Blue I (2015)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A mysterious young man suffering a rare blood disease that colors his skin blue meets a young woman who looks beyond his unusual appearance as she struggles with dark secrets of her own.

Director: Charles Huddleston
Stars: Drew Connick, Michele Martin, Kenny Johnson
Grand Isle (1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

An adaptation of Kate Chopin's "The Awakening," about a Victorian woman who rebels against the societal norms of her time.

Director: Mary Lambert
Stars: Kelly McGillis, Jon DeVries, Adrian Pasdar
Private Sessions (TV Movie 1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A therapist goes outside his office and into his patients' personal lives to help them. He is treating a man who is hearing sounds but apparently there is nothing wrong with him ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman
Stars: Mike Farrell, Maureen Stapleton, Denise Miller
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Kelly McGillis ... Audrey Macleah
Bruce Dern ... Capt. Swaggert
D.W. Moffett ... Detective Jimmy Cerullo
David Keith ... Dwayne Alan Clay
Joely Fisher ... Elizabeth Crane
Richard Riehle ... Detective Bevlan
Gregg Daniel ... Detective Footman
T.J. Kennedy T.J. Kennedy ... Captain Dan Feagler (as Mike Kennedy)
Tichina Arnold ... Susie
Marklen Kennedy ... Investigator Lyons
C.C. Pulitzer C.C. Pulitzer ... Janette Leary
Nicole Forester ... Patricia Atkins
Judith Drake ... Waitress
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maree Cheatham ... Mrs. Leary
Thomas Crawford ... Deputy #2
Edit

Storyline

Forensic psychologist and ex-Texas Ranger Dr. Audrey MacLeah assists the police in the case of a serial killer who abducts women and holds them for a short time before he kills them. As the doll-obsessed killer hunts his next prey, MacLeah deals with inter-agency politics and her own tortured memories. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

When the Bough Breaks II: Perfect Prey See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Some dolls were made by Bailey Clark and Margaret Wolf, others were from their private collections. See more »

Goofs

When Clay is preparing to kill Elizabeth Crane he puts lipstick on before he puts the plastic bag over her head. When he is approaching her with the bag and the camera films him through the bag he no longer has the lipstick on. See more »

Connections

Remake of When the Bough Breaks (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Pretty good thriller
7 August 2002 | by iorillacSee all my reviews

I have to say I didn't expect too much when I decided to watch this movie. Well it turned out to be a pretty good thriller. It makes you think a little, so I would say the plot's got something good too. I gave 7/10 stars.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed