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In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)

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A Philadelphia police officer struggles with a lifelong obsession to track down a mysterious serial killer whose crimes defy explanation.

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Jim Mickle
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Boyd Holbrook ... Locke
Cleopatra Coleman ... Rya
Bokeem Woodbine ... Maddox
Michael C. Hall ... Holt
Rudi Dharmalingam ... Naveen Rao
Al Maini Al Maini ... Old Naveen
Quincy Kirkwood ... Amy (9)
Sarah Dugdale ... Amy (18 / 27)
Rachel Keller ... Jean
Ryan Allen ... Palmer
Tony Nappo ... Clark
Philippa Domville ... Arleen
Tony Craig ... Sergeant Williams (1988)
Gabrielle Graham ... Tabitha
Julia Knope ... Candace
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In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas Lockhart (Boyd Holbrook), hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer who mysteriously resurfaces every nine years. But when the killer's crimes begin to defy all scientific explanation, Locke's obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity. Written by Netflix

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Some Crimes Defy Time


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Trivia

Locke's wife wears a "Pottstown" shirt in the opening scenes. Director Jim Mickle was born in Pottstown, PA See more »

Goofs

The scene is set in 1988, but there is a police chase scene around 22:27 with Crown Victorias that weren't made until the 1990s. See more »

Quotes

Locke: You know, when I kill you, you'll never be able to kill anybody. One version of me won't have to chase you.
Rya: If you kill me now, the world as you know it will end in a very short time. And you have no idea what's coming.
Locke: You're not the only one trying to change the past. I'll be a regular guy.
[checks his gun]
Locke: With a regular family.
Rya: No. You don't kill me. I know you. I've known you my entire life. You were the one who told me to take this job. You taught me how to ride a bicycle. You made me my first...
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References Jeopardy! (1984) See more »

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Good beginning then downhill
3 November 2019 | by ron-02777See all my reviews

Started out interesting.. But then got rediculous.. Horrible ending.. Could have been much better


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Release Date:

27 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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In the Shadow of the Moon See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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