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The Night Stalker (2016)

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama | 12 June 2016 (USA)
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An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.

Director:

Megan Griffiths

Writers:

Philip Carlo (based on the book by), Megan Griffiths (screenplay by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lou Diamond Phillips ... Richard Ramirez
Bellamy Young ... Kit
Louis Herthum ... Jed
Annalisa Cochrane ... Mary
Hawthorne James ... Harrison Johnson
Jennifer Lafleur ... Young Elena
Janine Larina ... 20-Year-Old Ruth
Alice Rietveld ... Inez
Linas Phillips ... Jimmy
Eddie Martinez ... Mike Ramirez
Austin Fryberger ... Eric
Eddie Ramos ... Ruben
Evan Kishiyama ... Youko
Mark Kelly ... Joe
Louis Fasanaro ... Bar Regular
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An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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MRB Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Kit stays in room number 206 at her hotel. Writer-director Megan Griffiths is based in Seattle, and 206 is the telephone area code for Seattle. The room number is an in-joke meant for the Seattle film community. See more »

Quotes

Richard Ramirez: I gave up love and happiness a long time ago.
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Version of Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (1989) See more »

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Brilliant Lou Diamond Phillips
19 December 2016 | by aceellaway2010See all my reviews

Lou Diamond Phillips gives a Brilliant and mesmerizing performance as Ramirez "The Night Stalker". It's a wonderfully sustained characterization, and deserves probably more attention that it will get. In truth it's an award winning performance and should be remembered at the time Emmy's are distributed. Unfortunately the female role is nowhere near as interesting. Whether this is a fault of the writer, director or the actress, she just seems so much less interesting than Phillips.

But Phillip's performance is so good, h never stoops to the obvious and makes no effort to ingratiate himself or the part he's playing. I have never been a particular fan of his, but no I will pay more attention.


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