5.3/10
513
11 user 5 critic

Malevolent (2002)

Detective Jack Lucas, a harried, self-hating, Los Angeles police detective races against the clock to clear his name when he's framed for a series of killings committed by a crafty serial killer, who targets him as his latest fall guy.

Director:

John Terlesky
Reviews

Photos

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lou Diamond Phillips ... Jack Lucas
Edoardo Ballerini ... Oliver Chadwicke
Kari Wuhrer ... Jessica Tarrant
Gwen McGee ... Carla Gifford
Carmen Argenziano ... Warren Lucas
Iva Hasperger ... Sandy
Steven Bauer ... Greg Pruitt
Rex Ryon ... Joe Dexter
David Reivers ... Ray Bressler
Guy Ecker ... Al Voss
Jack McGee ... Eddie
Amye Williams Amye Williams ... Mother
Troy Byer ... Kelly (as Troy Beyer)
Mike Butters ... Mike
Edit

Storyline

Detective Jack Lucas is racing to clear his name, when he's framed for a series of murders. A maverick cop under routine investigation for a job-related shooting, Jack finds himself being set up as the prime suspect in an escalating killing spree. Sliding deeper into trouble and with few clues to go on, Jack desperately teams with exotic dancer Jessica, who may hold the key to the motive behind the mystery. With time running out, he must do whatever it takes to put all the pieces together and prove his innocence before the real killer pulls off the perfect crime. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The setup. The betrayal. Vengeance is coming.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Stock footage used: The opening car chase are edited scenes from The Corruptor (1999), while the finale (another big car chase) was originally seen in Marked for Death (1990). See more »

Goofs

In the chase scene there a few instances of a passenger in the BMW as well as one scene in which there are people in the back seats as well See more »

Connections

Edited from The Corruptor (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Mystery
Written by Adam Hamilton
Performed by Adam Hamilton
See more »

User Reviews

 
Leaves MUCH to be desired
2 March 2004 | by peter_blakeboroughSee all my reviews

Where to begin? This is one of the biggest pieces of crap that I have seen in a long time. Come on my four year old sister could make a better movie with a camcorder. This movie is extremely slow through the first hour, with little, to no sembalance of a plot or story. Lou Diamond Phillips acting was sub-par as usual. The editing was also very poorly done. At one moment you are on one side, the the other, over and over again. Then the ending leaves much to be desired. The story, if you can call it a story has no closure at all. The horrible ending is previewed by a car chase with a power ram and a bmw. The power ram bounces around like a ball, it is pretty funny. I strongly recommend not wasting your time on this movie. It isn't even one of those bad movies that are entertaining because it is bad. This movie just plain SUCKS


1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 11 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Twist of Fate See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed