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Dead Connection (1994)

After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of ... See full summary »

Director:

Nigel Dick

Writers:

Jonathan Tydor (story), Larry Golin (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Madsen ... Det. Matt Dickson
Lisa Sinclair Lisa Sinclair ... Doreen
Paul Leslie Disley Paul Leslie Disley ... 2 Die 4
Simon Kenny Simon Kenny ... 2 Die 4
Nicholas Kenny Nicholas Kenny ... 2 Die 4
Andrew Shaw Andrew Shaw ... 2 Die 4
Parker Posey ... Denise
Connie Blankenship Connie Blankenship ... Terry
John Clayton Schafer ... Jeff
Jimmy Ortega ... Vince
Gary Stretch ... Richard Welton
Eric DaRe ... Anthony the Bouncer
Alex Desir Alex Desir ... Bald Guy
Julio Oscar Mechoso ... Linen Suit
Brenda Swanson Brenda Swanson ... Susan
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Storyline

After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just fails to catch up arrest him, the chase becomes personal. Written by David Gibson <djg6@ukc.ac.uk>

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Somewhere on the streets of L.A., a killer waits to strike again. For the Cop on his trail, it's a race against time to solve the mystery of the FINAL COMBINATION (Video Australia)

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 November 1994 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Lights Out See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Was intended to be released in theaters in the US but ended up going straight to VHS. See more »

Quotes

[About phone sex.]
Sammy: Call me old-fashioned, but I like my women live and direct.
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Connections

Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

THE FUTURE MRS. SMITH
Written by Nigel Dick and Jace Smith
Performed by Mojo Wuerken
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Good acting wasted
1 March 2017 | by drjgardnerSee all my reviews

Who doesn't like Michael Madsen? Surely he is this generations' Robert Mitchum. His breakout role in "Reservoir Dogs" was followed by "The Getaway", "Wyatt Earp", "Species", "Frankie the Fly", etc. and then the two "Kill Bill" films. He's one of Hollywood's busiest actors and even in this terrible film he's worth watching. So what can go wrong when he plays a detective in this film?

Lisa Bonet plays a reporter and she does a good job too. Bonet was the oldest child of the Huxtables and went on to be a serious actress in films like "Angel Heart" and "High Fidelity" and TV series "Life on Mars" and "Ray Donovan".

Cheap production values and a poor script make this film almost unwatchable, but Madsen and Bonet do some decent work.


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