Mercy (2000)

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In this adult-themed thriller, Catherine Palmer (Ellen Barkin) is a police detective assigned to search out a serial killer who has been targeting a group of S&M enthusiasts. In order to find the murderer, Catherine must venture into a netherworld of violent sexual gamesmanship, and she soon discovers that once you've gone in, it's difficult to get out again. Mercy also features Julian Sands, Peta Wilson, Wendy Crewson, and Stephen Baldwin.
Rating:
R (for language, drug use and perverse sexual behavior including violence and nudity)
Genre:
Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Studio:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Cast

Wendy Crewson
as Bernadine Mello
Ellen Barkin
as Catherine Palmer
Peta Wilson
as Vickie Kittrie
Stephen Baldwin
as Mechanic
Julian Sands
as Dr. Broussard
Marshall Bell
as Gil Reynolds
Bill MacDonald
as John Birley
Stewart Bick
as Cushing
Beau Starr
as Lt. Frisch
Melanie Nicholls-King
as Hane Hardeman
Aemilia Robinson
as Vickie's Sister
Fulvio Cecere
as Lealand
Susanne Sutchy
as Chestnut Woman
Lara Daans
as Dorothy Samenoy
Gene Mack
as Detective at Mansion
Doug Lennox
as Mr. Kittrie
Kevin Rushton
as Clyde Barbish
Ellen-Ray Hennessy
as Muriel Farr
Alex Ross Perry
as Man in Bathroom
Henry Stange
as Markus
Bill L. McDonald
as John Birley
Ellen-Ray Hennessey
as Miriel Farr
Wendy Lum
as Boutique Clerk
Jean Daigle
as Detective
Linda Carter
as Helena
Alex Ross
as Man in Bathroom
Maria Bock
as Wenche
Iren Reppen
as Sofie
Claire Burton
as Sandra Moser
Robert B. Kennedy
as Reynold's Lawyer
Lauren Piech
as Patrolwoman
Dorothy Bennie
as Miss Dawes
Jacqueline McLeod
as Mrs. Kittrie
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Critic Reviews for Mercy

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

No matter the begging and pleading, Mercy should be taken out back and buried. Better yet, blow it up first and then bury it.

March 16, 2004
Apollo Guide

I'd be lying if I said I were bored by this film. But it's not exactly the most exciting.

Full Review… | January 12, 2004
TheMovieReport.com

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Full Review… | April 24, 2012
Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Film Review Database

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Full Review… | April 28, 2010
Time Out
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August 1, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

This unsexy thriller's about as negligible as the overly-dense novel it was based upon.

May 5, 2005
eFilmCritic.com

Audience Reviews for Mercy

This movie contains a lot of sex just for the sake of sex, and that's not of interest to me at all, so I couldn't entirely enjoy it. But besides that, there is a pretty decent mystery, although it's a bit too slow-moving to be really fantastic. This isn't a bad movie, just not one you should watch in mixed company.

Amanda Hendsbee
Amanda Hendsbee

An erotic murder mystery movie that leads the investigators into an underground women's sex club. Wilson plays a seductive member of the club and with Barkin do well at upping the suspense. Entertaining, not diabolical by any means. A good film to see.

Lamb Florio
Lamb Florio

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