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The Killer Inside Me

The Killer Inside Me (1976)

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Stacy Keach plays Lou Ford, a deputy sheriff whose brutal childhood experiences have left him emotionally warped. Ford is prized by his community for his no-mercy treatment of criminals. But the danger that he will snap and begin killing indiscriminately is ever-present. Based on the novel by Jim Thompson, in this adaptation Ford's psychotic breaks are signalled by lightning flashes. Director Burt Kennedy handles his material in the manner of his earlier Welcome to Hard Times: nothing is quite

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Mystery & Suspense, Drama

Edward Mann

Apr 7, 1998

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This again-atypical film from Winterbottom, the genre-swapping director of A Mighty Heart, Genova and The Road to Guantanamo, is a much more sober affair than its early, controversial press might suggest.

June 2, 2010 Full Review Source: Time Out | Comment (1)
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Not even the offices of the excellent Burt Kennedy can save this hopelessly stodgy and psychologising story.

April 9, 2008 Full Review Source: Time Out
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Anti-ingenue Susan Tyrell's performance as the feckless hooker who inadvertently unleashes a hellhound on a small mining town is so rawly effective it's painful to watch.

July 24, 2010 Full Review Source: Miss FlickChick
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The just-average script and some weak supporting roles, however, ultimately limit the film.

April 9, 2008 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
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