Touched by a Killer

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"She lied to free the man of her dreams...Now he may be her worst nightmare"
  • PG-13
  • 2001
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 5.3  (178)

Touched by a Killer is a suspenseful drama film from 2001, directed by Gilbert M. Shilton and starring Isabella Hofmann, James Wilder, and Erin Gray. The movie tells the story of a female detective, Terry Dunn (Hofmann), who investigates a series of murders that seem to have a personal connection to her and the people in her life. Terry Dunn is a dedicated detective who has just returned to work after the traumatic loss of her husband, also a detective killed in the line of duty. She is determined to solve the case, no matter what it takes, and soon discovers a link between the murders and her own troubled past. As she delves deeper into the investigation, she realizes that she must confront her own demons in order to catch the killer before it's too late.

The film is set in Los Angeles and opens with a brutal homicide at the home of a wealthy couple. From the start, the viewer is introduced to a dark and twisted world of psychotic killers and mass murderers. As the body count rises, the detective team, led by Terry Dunn, races against the clock to find the killer and bring him to justice. Meanwhile, Terry's partner, Jack "Mac" MacCabe (Wilder), struggles to keep his own past from interfering with the investigation.

There are several shocking twists and turns throughout the film, as the audience is left guessing who the killer might be. As Terry uncovers more clues, she begins to realize that she is dealing with a deranged serial killer who has a personal connection to her past. Her determination to solve the case soon becomes an obsession, putting her own life in danger.

The film also explores Terry's relationship with her daughter, who is struggling with the loss of her father. Erin Gray plays Terry's mother, who is also an ex-cop and provides support and guidance for her daughter throughout the investigation. As the story progresses, the past relationships between all of these characters seem to become more and more intertwined, leaving the audience unsure who they can trust.

The movie is fast-paced and full of suspense. The killer's identity is not revealed until the very end, keeping the viewer on edge until the final scene. The acting is solid, with Hofmann delivering a strong performance as a tough cop haunted by her past, and Wilder providing the perfect balance as her supportive partner.

Touched by a Killer is a thriller that keeps the audience guessing until the very end. Fans of crime dramas and suspenseful thrillers are sure to enjoy this film. While it may not be groundbreaking or particularly innovative in terms of plot or dialogue, it is a well-crafted, entertaining movie that offers plenty of suspense and drama.

Touched by a Killer is a 2001 crime movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3.

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    1 hr 27 min
  • IMDB Rating
    5.3  (178)