A Taste for Killing (1992)





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In this taut thriller, two rich boys get summer jobs working on a Texas offshore oil rig. They are mercilessly picked on by a mean-spirited boss. When the helpful Bo Landry shows up, the boys are glad to have him on their side. Unfortunately, things are not what they seem.
Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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MCA Universal Home Video


Renée Zellweger
as Mary Lou
Michael Biehn
as Bo Landry
Dru Mouser
as Caroline
Jason Bateman
as Blaine
Fred Lerner
as Duane
Brandon Smith (I)
as Det. Grier
Helena Humann
as Bartender
Woody Watson
as Det. Rutland
Dennis Letts
as Lawyer
Helen Cates
as Tess Kennedy
Richard Dillard
as Mr. Sloan
Jimmy Ray Pickens
as Card Player
Diane Perella
as Mrs. Sloan
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The underrated Michael Biehn is far classier than this predictable, totally unremarkable crime tale that telegraphs all of its punches.

December 13, 2009

Audience Reviews for A Taste for Killing

** (out of four) Two rich young (Jason Bateman, Henry Thomas) get jobs on an oil rig just for fun one summer. The boss is resentful of their wealth so he makes their lives miserable. Then they meet a man (Michael Biehn) who teaches them about revenge.

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