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Twisted (2004)

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Jessica, whose father killed her mother and committed suicide, is a police officer. While investigating a murder, she finds herself in the center of her own investigation, when her former lovers start being murdered.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jessica Shepard
... John Mills
... Mike Delmarco
... Dr. Melvin Frank
... Lieutenant Tong
... Lisa
... Jimmy Schmidt
... Dale Becker
... Ray Porter
... Wilson Jefferson
... Edmund Cutler
James Oliver Bullock ... John Flanagan
William Hall ... Chip Marshall
... Larry Geber
... Bob Sherman (as James Hechim)
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Storyline

Jessica Shepard is an on the rise police officer of San Francisco's esteemed police department, after having solved a big case about a serial killer. Her mentor John Mills is proud of Jessica as a father would be of his daughter, since Mills was the partner of Jessica's late father. With a newly established promotion, Jessica finds that she might once again have to prove herself in a department that takes no prisoners. Not to mention a new partner named Mike Delmarco, who might be Jessica's next closest thing to a confidant. However, a man has been found dead and the two officers are brought into the investigation. What they find is a surprise when the dead in question was a man Jessica slept with, he being part of a list of one night stands that Jessica has engaged in. Now under suspicion and a terrible drinking problem gnawing at her, Jessica will have to prove to her superiors and to her skeptical partner that she's not the one behind the murders and Mills is one of the few people ... Written by mystic80

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Every murder has a mark. See more »


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

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Paramount | UIP [Brazil]

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27 February 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Blackout Murders  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,904,299, 29 February 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,195,050, 23 May 2004
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Trivia

Well-known San Francisco bars and restaurants in the film, include Tosca Café and Vesuvio, both on Columbus Avenue in the North Beach district, as well as Red's Java House, at Pier 40 on the waterfront. Several scenes were also filmed at the Palace of Fine Arts, with its unmistakable rotunda and lagoon. See more »

Goofs

The movie was set in California. All police vehicles in every city of the state of California that are equipped with emergency lights, must have at least, one, steady red light, visible from the front of the vehicle, yet the police cars in this movie had only flashing red lights visible from the front. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Edmund Cutler: [knife to her neck] I can hear your heart beating. Sounds like you've got an animal in your chest, trying to get out. Sounds like blood. Sounds like flesh.
[starts unzipping her jacket]
Edmund Cutler: What's this? *What* *is* *this*?
Jessica Shepard: It's my gun.
[suddenly overpowers him and he's on the ground]
Edmund Cutler: Don't hurt me!
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Connections

References The Right Stuff (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

One More Nite
by Johnny Nitro
Performed by Johnny Nitro & The Door Slammers
Courtesy of The Saloon Recordings
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Not nearly as bad as reviewers say
8 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

Seeing one popular site with a verdict of 101 bad reviews to just 2 good ones, I almost didn't go, but my S.O. likes some pretty so-so movies if they are exciting or suspenseful, so I took her. I did not find the plot so obvious. I actually enjoyed it a lot--a bit raunchy of course, but "normal" for this kind of flick. I actually recommend it as a thriller. Reviewers are really a bunch of whole assets, arent they? They probably are not too good at acting, screenwriting, directing or producing (though they might do okay as continuity persons!). Jackson, Garcia, Judd and several lesser players are just fine. Reviewers write to keep themselves working for a living, and that requires them to diss a goodly percentage of the movies they review.


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