Letters From a Killer

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A man struggles to resolve a potentially deadly case of mistaken identity in this thriller. Though he stubbornly insists he is innocent, Race Darnell (Patrick Swayze) is sentenced to a term in prison for the murder of his wife. While behind bars, he begins corresponding through tape-recorded "letters" with several women at once; he mistakenly sends the wrong letter to the wrong woman one day and gets a recording back in which he angrily claims she is going to kill him. Race soon has other things to think about; he's finally cleared of his wife's murder and is released from jail, only to be accused of two other killings. Race is determined to prove he's not the man to blame, and this time he has the help of the guard who used to watch over him.


Patrick Swayze
as Race Darnell
Kim Myers
as Gloria
Tina Lifford
as Elizabeth
Bruce McGill
as Brinker
Don Stark
as Geary
Rock Reiser
as Singing Inmate
Jim Staszkiel
as Lunging Inmate
Scott Lincoln
as Crying Inmate
Thomas Rosales Jr.
as Headbanging Inmate
Gary Roberts
as Prison Guard
Carey Webber
as TV Reporter
Raye Hollitt
as Reporter No.1
Lane Lenhart
as Supporter No.1
Natalia Ongaro
as Supporter No.2
Fulvio Cecere
as Angry Man
Alan Echeverria
as Marshall Prentiss
Jay Morran
as Detective Hudson
Katie Hagan
as Young Lita
Jon Gale
as Lita's Ex-Husband
Chris Byrne
as Lita's Father
Ron Rogge
as Sniper
Steven R. Barnett
as Head Prosecutor
M. Sharon Madison
as Jury Foreman
Robert Michael Adler
as Building Manager
Joe Hulser
as Kansas City Cop
Lucas Dudley
as Helicopter Pilot
Patrick N. O'Brien
as Country Bar Cop No.1
Frank T. Diresta
as Country Bar Cop No.2
Brad Blaisdell
as Taxi Driver
Greg Travis
as State Trooper
Zane Graham
as Kid No.1
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Audience Reviews for Letters From a Killer

  • Dec 14, 2007
    Race Darnell, on death row for a crime he did not commit, spends his days composing love letters to lonely women on the outside. However, when the incarcerated Casanova's letters get mailed to the wrong women, one of his "pen pals" decides the two-timing jailbird must die. Upon winning an unexpected acquittal, Race finds himself out of prison but trapped in a twisted game of cat and mouse with a bloodthirsty killer dead set on avenging her broken heart.
    Martin D Super Reviewer

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