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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.
R (for language, drug use and perverse sexual behavior including violence and nudity)
Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Ellen Barkin
as Catherine Palmer
Wendy Crewson
as Bernadine Mello
Peta Wilson
as Vickie Kittrie
Marshall Bell
as Gil Reynolds
Julian Sands
as Dr. Broussard
Ellen-Ray Hennessy
as Muriel Farr
Ellen-Ray Hennessey
as Miriel Farr
Bill MacDonald
as John Birley
Beau Starr
as Lt. Frisch
Stephen Baldwin
as Mechanic
Bill L. McDonald
as John Birley
Stewart Bick
as Cushing
Lara Daans
as Dorothy Samenoy
Claire Burton
as Sandra Moser
Fulvio Cecere
as Lealand
Melanie Nicholls-King
as Hane Hardeman
Susanne Sutchy
as Chestnut Woman
Linda Carter
as Helena
Gene Mack
as Detective at Mansion
Robert B. Kennedy
as Reynold's Lawyer
Lauren Piech
as Patrolwoman
Kevin Rushton
as Clyde Barbish
Dorothy Bennie
as Miss Dawes
Doug Lennox
as Mr. Kittrie
Jacqueline McLeod
as Mrs. Kittrie
Aemilia Robinson
as Vickie's Sister
Jean Daigle
as Detective
Wendy Lum
as Boutique Clerk
Alex Ross Perry
as Man in Bathroom
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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 13, 2004

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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