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Instinct to Kill (2001)

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Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at ... See full summary »

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Gustavo Graef Marino (as Gustavo Graef-Marino)

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Randall Frakes, Lisa Gardner (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mark Dacascos ... J.T. Dillon
Missy Crider ... Tess Beckett
Tim Abell ... Jim Beckett
Kadeem Hardison ... Lance Difford
Jill Jacobson ... Arlene
Deron McBee Deron McBee ... Des
James Greene ... Old Man
Michael J. Sarna ... Undercover 1
Michael Patrick McGill ... Undercover 2
Tracy Ryan Tracy Ryan ... Gina (as Tracy Voyek)
Maeve Quinlan ... Receiving Nurse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edrickcan LaQuan Edrickcan LaQuan ... Supporting
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Storyline

Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs task force. Only one man proves able to fight back in his league: former cop J.T. Dillon, who was already training Tess in self-defense and becomes her lover. Becket decides to find hiding place by kidnapping Diffs wife, and thus enforce a final show-down. Written by KGF Vissers

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He's on the loose... and hungry for blood.

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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive brutal violence, strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Perfect Husband See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Color
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Stars two people who have starred in Mortal Kombat: Mark Dacascos played Kung Lao in Mortal Kombat: Legacy, and Darrin McBee played Motaro in Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. See more »

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CRITICS knocking this movie should change professions...
6 August 2003 | by iammelchizedekSee all my reviews

I recently watched "INSTINCT TO KILL" for the very first time... B-List cast? Poleeeeeez...GIVE ME A BREAK! The cast, directing, storyline, and all other movie-making essentials were SUPERB- PERIOD!

Given the choice to view the CRITICALLY acclaimed movies "Titanic", "Star Wars", "Austin Powers" and "Harry Potter" (consecutively and for free), or PAY to see "INSTINCT TO KILL", I'd pay to see the latter EVERYDAY of the week! HONESTLY!

By-the-way, in America's educational system we're taught A's are better than B's. Keeping this (nationally accepted 'Institution for Higher Learning' fact) in mind, why on earth are "INSTINCT TO KILL"'s cast members B-Labeled?, while the cast members of the other aforementioned movies are A-Labeled?

PLEASE! Give me "INSTINCT TO KILL"'s (UNDULY B-Labeled) cast and you can keep your (SO CALLED) A-List wannabes!


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