Kill Me Again (1989)





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In his film debut, novice director John Dahl (who would later make The Last Seduction), weaves a quirky tale of love, murder and deception. Jack Andrews (Val Kilmer), a seedy private detective is hired by Fay Forrester (Joanne Whalley-Kilmer), to help her fake her own death in a clever scheme to escape from her mob pursuers, whom she double-crossed stealing money she had been sent to pick up, and are now intent on killing her. There then ensues a series of complicated plot-twists, double-crosses and surprises as Fay and Jack race each other to escape the mobsters, who have found them, and to get the money before the other does.
PG-13 (adult situations/language, violence)
Action & Adventure , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Joanne Whalley
as Fay Forrester
Val Kilmer
as Jack Andrews
Michael Madsen
as Vince Miller
Jon Gries
as Alan Swayze
Bibi Besch
as Jack's Secretary
Michael Sharrett
as Tim, the Motel Clerk
Duane Tucker
as Collection Agent #2
Molly Flanegin
as Gossipy Motel Clerk
Jim Boeke
as Javonovitch
Stanley Brown
as 7-11 Motel Clerk
Lee Wilkof
as Big Jim
Roy Kieffer
as Hilton Desk Clerk
Jeri Arredondo
as Indian Girl
Jeff Smolek
as Chase Patrolman
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Critic Reviews for Kill Me Again

All Critics (4)

Madsen's over-the-top nasty performance as a crazed killer gets your attention, in a film that feels less than filling just five minures after seeing it.

Full Review… | March 29, 2010
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Twists, turns and top performances

March 10, 2005

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July 17, 2005

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December 31, 1999

Audience Reviews for Kill Me Again

A capable first film noir from John Dahl that relies too much on coincidence and no-one-would-really-do-that moments to recommend.

Lee Mayo
Lee Mayo

Solid little detective film with some strong moments. Could have been better with regards to pacing and twists. Val Kilmer is not at his best but he is still good. So its no True Romance but a good crime drama.

Michael Backus
Michael Backus

Wasn't all that impressed, even though it had a pretty cool cast., which included Michael Madsen. Too bad he couldn't have brought some of his Mr. Blonde fire to this weak film.


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