Save Me (1993)



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Movie Info

Three stalwarts of made-for-TV productions -- Harry Hamlin, Michael Ironside, and Steve Railsback -- team up for this erotic thriller. Hamlin plays a mild-mannered accountant who takes up with an intriguing stranger (Lysette Anthony), who happens to harbor multiple personalities: seductress, prude, and saint.

Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Craig Chester, Alan Hines, Robert Desiderio
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 20, 2009
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as Jim Stevens

as Detective Vincent

as Matthew

as Sales Clerk

as Security Guard

as Bond Trader #1 / Pol...

as Detective

as Homeless Man

as Customer

as Det. Brown, Detectiv...

as Bond Trader #4

as Lunatic

as Scott

as Randall

as Dr. Lowney

as Hector
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Critic Reviews for Save Me

All Critics (34) | Top Critics (15)

Allen brings such conviction to the part that it's almost possible to look past the gaps in Mark's development. In the end, you may not buy each step he takes, but you respect Allen's attempt to make the effort seem genuine.

Full Review… | December 19, 2008
Seattle Times
Top Critic

The first release from the gay-oriented Mythgarden production company, Save Me still bodes well for its evenhanded approach.

Full Review… | November 7, 2008
Boston Globe
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A melodrama better suited to the Logo network than to theaters.

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Chicago Tribune
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This earnest, well-acted melodrama has compassion for all of its characters, who include gay men and the Christians dedicated to healing them of their 'brokenness'.

Full Review… | October 9, 2008
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Save Me doesn't poke fun at anyone's beliefs. It takes a more nuanced humanistic approach.

Full Review… | October 3, 2008
San Francisco Chronicle
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This is a modest, thoughtful, independent production of exceptional insight and quietly devastating power.

Full Review… | September 19, 2008
Los Angeles Times
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Audience Reviews for Save Me

Excellent work by the cast and an even handed approach makes this an enjoyable film. Everyone was shown to have flaws, some more severe than others but all were recognizable people with good intentions.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer


A bit melodramatic, but I am glad this is a more mature version of But I'm a cheerleader. I love it

Sylvester Kuo
Sylvester Kuo

Super Reviewer


The only real surprise of this movie is its tenderness. Once the story is laid out, you know what's going to happen. However it has solid characters and good acting. I wasn't bored.

Sunil Jawahir

Super Reviewer

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