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Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Lightning (1995)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 19 March 1995
In New York two detectives of the 87th precinct are initially baffled by the brutal, ritualistic slayings of several young women. Through good detective work and clues left at the crime ... See full summary »

Director:

Bruce Paltrow

Writers:

Evan Hunter (novel) (as Ed McBain), Mike Krohn (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Randy Quaid ... Detective Steve Carella
Alex McArthur ... Detective Bert Kling
Ving Rhames ... Detective Artie Brown
Eddie Jones ... Byrnes
Alan Blumenfeld ... Detective Ollie Weeks
Ron Perkins ... Detective Meyer Meyer
Steven Flynn ... Henry 'Lightning' Lytell
Johann Carlo
Tracy Middendorf ... Dorothy
Mary-Joan Negro Mary-Joan Negro ... Mrs. Anunciato
Alison Moir
Steve Park ... Todd Wilkins
Deanne Bray ... Teddy Franklin
Richard Portnow ... Monaghan
Dayton Callie ... Monroe
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In New York two detectives of the 87th precinct are initially baffled by the brutal, ritualistic slayings of several young women. Through good detective work and clues left at the crime scenes by the psychopathic killer, they are able to deduce who the killer's next victim will be. A tense chase ensues as they try to prevent him from continuing his bloody rampage. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Distrito 87 See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Followed by Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Heatwave (1997) See more »

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Randy Quaid is not cut out for the role of the inspector Steve.
21 June 2001 | by lionel.willoquetSee all my reviews

The hunt for a serial killer who targets young running champions.

A perfectly oiled thriller – which is not surprising when one knows that it is adapted from a short story by Ed McBain. Only notice : one recognises badly the inspector Steve under Randy Quaid's.


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