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Dead Sexy (2001)

A female detective gets involved with a murder suspect in a series of serial killings.

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Robert Angelo

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Elroy Canton (screenplay), Elroy Canton (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shannon Tweed ... Kate McBain
John Enos III ... Blue Dresden (as John Enos)
Sam J. Jones ... Rackles
Mary Shannon Mary Shannon ... Liliana
Maria Mayenzet ... Patricia Pollard
Kenneth White Kenneth White ... Captain Snyder
Eric Keith ... Billy Trainer
Steve Franken ... Medical Examiner
Brandy Miller Brandy Miller ... Carla
David A. Kimball David A. Kimball ... Dr. Jacobsen (as David Kimball)
Laura Rogers ... Lynn Hightower
Cathleen Chin Cathleen Chin ... Policewoman
Herman Mack Herman Mack ... Uniformed Cop
Michael Winbush Michael Winbush ... Sound Expert
Tony Stengel ... Anton
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Detective Kate McBain investigates the strangulation murders of several young women after sex and connects up with a suspect through an escort service. She and the suspect get sexually involved, but things take several twists and turns before the final revelation. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Killer looks. Naked ambition.


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Rated R for strong sexuality and nudity, and for some language | See all certifications »

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The title sums up Tweed's stock in trade
13 September 2003 | by mfisher452See all my reviews

Let's face it, Shannon Tweed is not a great (or even necessarily a good) actress. The title says it all: It's another example of Tweed's stock in trade: The grade-C erotic thriller in which she packs a piece---always a big phallic firearm---and then gets the hots for another kind of piece, and eventually takes her clothes off. Everything else is just an attention-getting device to keep you watching between the sex scenes. Even if you cheerfully accept these limitations, this turkey is a cynical cheat on the viewer. Tweed was 43 when she made this movie, and like Renee Russo, she has a fabulous body for her age, but it is still a fabulous 43-year-old body. So if you're an over-40 former Playmate who insists on making movies with nude sex scenes, either be honest, like Helen Mirren, and do them yourself or quit the business. Don't use a body double, which she so blatantly does in this flick. If the number of porn sites on the Web featuring over-35 "hotties" is any indication, there's a market for films with middle-aged women who get naked.

The bad guy, John Enos, has one of the least photogenic screen personas I've ever seen. He elicits no cinematic interest whatsoever and he and Tweed have essentially no on-screen chemistry. They are just going through the motions. Why anyone would think the Tweed character would develop an itchy-koo for him is beyond me, except that Enos, although not really that similar in features to Tweed's squeeze Gene Simmons, somewhat resembles him in physique and complexion. Maybe that's why Tweed chose Enos. Whether he resembles Simmons in other ways is something I have no idea about. (Let's not even get into Gene Simmons's public persona and what it says about Tweed's taste in men that she has been with him for years.) And it's somehow oddly appropriate, considering this movie, that in the IMDb photo galleries, Enos is seen accompanied by Traci Lords.

This flick is strictly desperation time.


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