Synopsis: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer whose victims are young and pretty women, that he rapes and murders. The killings are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his daughters are threatened.
Director(s): Richard Tuggle
Production: Warner Home Video
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114 min

time to drink a cup of coffee?

He was starting to enjoy himself.

Wes, Beryl Thibodeaux from the rape

something-or-other wants to see you.

- Where is she?

- The reception room.

- Tell her I'm out.

- I did. She said she'd wait.

Good. Tell her I'm out of town.

Welcome back.


I've tried calling you five times.


Look, I'm not particularly eager...

to talk to women who go around

with chips on their shoulders...

tell everybody I'm doing a lousy job

and get everybody pissed off at me.

I wouldn't be eager to

talk to them either.

I'm really not eager to talk to cops

who have a chip on their shoulders...

stereotype women from rape centers and

then go to any length to avoid them.

I'm sure you don't care for

those kinds of cops either.

Another woman was

strangled last night.

Now, we're concerned it

could be the same killer.

- Why?

- Because she was killed in the same way.

And also because we heard a rumor

the murders might be connected.

- Well, you know how it is with rumors.

- But it could be the same person.

- That possibility always exists.

- Do you have any evidence?

I'm not at liberty to discuss

evidence in this case.

Have you been able to establish

a link between the victims?

I can't discuss that

either. I'm sorry.

Look, all I'm asking is to be involved

in the investigation, all right?

Maybe we could put up

some warning posters.

That say what? That some nut's going

around the city strangling women?

- Yeah, why not?

- Because we're not sure it's true.

All it would do is terrify

women all over this city.

Well, maybe it should.

- Did you brush your teeth?

- Mm-hm.

Well, you better get going.

Give your dad a smack.

Bye-bye, baby.

Come on, kids. We got a big day.

- You want some honey?

- I don't eat sweets.

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Richard Tuggle

Richard Tuggle is an American film director and writer best known as the writer of Escape from Alcatraz, the writer and director of Tightrope, and the director of Out of Bounds. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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