Synopsis: F.B.I. agent Frank LaCrosse returns home to find his home has been broken into, his son is missing and Missy the babysitter is lying in a pool of her own insides. Her murder being the hallmarks of a elusive enigmatic serial killer whose slaughter spree...stretches nearly two years. Frank's desperate pursuit leads to Amarillo, Texas, where two more victims matching the killers M.O. have been found slashed to death. As Frank searches for his suspect the local Sheriff Buck Olmstead and his Deputy Nate Booker investigate the killings in-between a heated election feud, with his competition police chief Jack McGinnis. All the while drifting former doctor Lane Dixon is picked up by ex-railroad man, Bob Goodall. As a local Mechanic, Clyde 'Shorty' Callahan becomes the latest victim. Frank hopes and prays to find this sociopath before he disappears perhaps forever into the rocky mountains
Director(s): Jeb Stuart
Production: Paramount Home Video
Rotten Tomatoes:
118 min

Whoo, there.

Your folks are gonna

be home soon,

and they're gonna get me

if they see you're still up.

Ooh, hold still,

hold still.

We got to

dry you off.

There you go.

Let me get your

head in there.

Oh. Is somebody

at the door?

I don't care.

Who can it be?

Now, you play

with your train.

I'll be right back, ok?

Yeah. Hurry back.

All right.

Evening, ma'am.

Is Frank or Jean home?

No, they're not.

They'll be back real soon.

You must be Missy.

Forgive me for not

introducing myself, Missy.

I'm Tom Bellingham,

an old friend of Jean's from Denver.

I told her last week

I'd stop in and say hello.

When did you say

they'd be back?

Maybe 30 minutes.


I'm gonna miss them.

My plane leaves

in an hour.

Would you tell them

that I just dropped by

to steal a peek

at little Andy?

My wife would kill me if

I came all the way from Denver

and didn't say hello.

I'm sorry, Mr. Bellingham.

They'll be home real soon.

I understand.

Don't you worry.


"Jack McGinnis

for sheriff.

It is time for a change."

My God,

that boy can smile.

Morning, sheriff.

Coroner's been

on scene about 20, 25 minutes.

Is the sheriff there yet?

That's a 10-4.

The sheriff's here now.

All right.

I'll release a couple of units then.

Coming on

the election eve,

Amarillo residents

will certainly...

Morning, boys.

Morning, sheriff.

Morning, sir.

Thanks, Charlie.

Hey, sheriff.

Hey, Bud.

How's your daddy?

He's doing better.

I'll tell him you asked.

Tell him to stay off

that leg.





You want to tell me

about it?

Aw, ain't so bad.

Male had a severed femoral artery

in the groin area.


had her throat cut.

Both wounds, single incisions,

almost surgical cuts.

Whoever done this knew

what they were doing.

Nothing tentative about it.

I can give you more

when we get them out of here.

How are you holding up?

When have you ever known me

to worry about an election?

Never. Then again, I've never known

anybody who could beat you before.

You still don't.


Tell me about it.

This fella registered

as, uh, Bill Sutherland.

Home, Fort Worth.

Checked in alone, but paid for 2.

The owner said that he paid from a thick

wad of bills like to choke a horse.

Now, we have no money,

have no wallet.

Keys, car are gone. We're gonna

get an I.D. on the car any minute.

What about the girl?

She was a maid here

at the motel.

It's a family place.

Here it is...

Now, he's

in the bathroom.

He's finished

with Sutherland.

She knocks on the door.

There's no answer.

She comes in.

He grabs her,

cuts her,

stops the blood

with the towel,

and then carries her

into the bathroom.


Go figure.

What about

the other guy?

No, no one saw

another person.

Both beds

have been slept in.

We found hair samples

in this bed matches Sutherland's.

Now, this bed's been slept in,

but it's clean.


Is that a fact?

We will check it again.

We're pulling the 4 hours

surrounding the time of the murders.

Buck, we don't know

if he even came in here...

or who we're looking for.

Soon as you can, Nate,

bring in the waitresses.

Find out

who they know...

Regular customers first,

then work back

from there.

Your sister

gonna vote for me?

Well, she sure likes

your billboards.

Aw, jeez. McGinnis.

Hey, Jack,

how you doin'?

Looks like a bad one,


Thought I'd come by to see

if you needed any help.

Well, that's mighty nice

of you to offer, Jack.

Maybe you and your boys

can handle traffic out on the street.

A lot of people are gonna

be concerned about this one

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