Absence of the Good (1999)





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Set in Salt Lake City, this thriller stars Stephen Baldwin as a police detective who is still learning to deal with his loss after the death of his son. He is forced to put his grief on hold when he's assigned to a new case -- a psychotic murderer is terrorizing the city, bludgeoning each victim to death and then meticulously cleaning the crime scene so that few, if any, clues remain. The supporting cast includes Rob Knepper and Shawn Huff.

Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Television
Directed By: ,
Written By: David Golden, James Reid
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On DVD: Feb 8, 2000
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


as Caleb Barnes

as Glenn Dwyer

as Mary Barnes

as Marcia Lyons

as Lt. Paul Taylor

as Jack Gaskin

as Sheila Gaskin

as Joe Marshall

as Mrs. Gumme

as Childress

as Mrs. Kogen

as Agent Thurmond

as Sheriff Burnett

as Reverend Steve

as Lynette Gumme

as Receptionist

as Michael Barnes

as Andy Wendt
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All Critics (3)

The title says it all.

Full Review… | September 10, 2005

This is a story that could have been told in about 25 minutes but has excrutiatingly been stretched out to an hour and 45 minutes.

September 25, 2002
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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