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Killjoy (1981)

Story of a young woman's murder and the people who become involved with it.

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Sam Rolfe (as Sam H. Rolfe)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kim Basinger ... Laury Medford
Robert Culp ... Lou Corbin
Stephen Macht ... Dr. Max Heller
Nancy Marchand ... Dr. Martha Trenton
John Rubinstein ... Dr. Paul Trenton
Ann Dusenberry ... Joy Morgan / Elaine Steel
Ann Wedgeworth ... Rosie
Helene Winston ... Mrs. Goodman
Francine Verrett Francine Verrett ... Nurse
Terry Burns Terry Burns ... Dr. Joe Jacobs
Arthur Roberts ... TV Doctor
Kelly Jean Peters ... Mary Roberts
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Story of a young woman's murder and the people who become involved with it.

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Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 1981 (USA) See more »

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Who Murdered Joy Morgan? See more »

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Production Co:

Lorimar Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Excellent early thriller-mystery, great cast
16 June 2002 | by nicholasbambojic661See all my reviews

I watched this film few days ago on TV and I was surprised how the story was exciting and interesting. Great thriller, and excellent cast by Kim Basinger. She also looks great in her late twenties, I simply adore her and all of her movies. Great actress, now beautiful woman!


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