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Dr. Helen Hudson (Sigourney Weaver), a psychiatrist famous for her writings about serial murderers, is nearly killed by obsessed psychopath Daryll Lee Cullum (Harry Connick Jr.). As a result of this trauma, Helen becomes a drunken, pill-taking agoraphobic who can't leave her San Francisco apartment. After a series of bizarre murders, she calls the police suggesting that the murders were the work of a serial killer. Detective M.J. Monahan (Holly Hunter) and her assistant Ruben (Dermot Mulroney) believe Helen and discover, during the investigation, that the man is re-creating murders by the killers described in Helen's book: The Boston Strangler, Ted Bundy, Son of Sam and the Hillside Strangler. After Helen's secretary, Andy (John Rothmen) is murdered, Helen begins to fear for her own life. The film has a dramatic, terrifying conclusion as Helen confronts the killer and must overcome her own fears to save herself. ~ Linda Rasmussen, Rovi


Sigourney Weaver
as Helen Hudson
Holly Hunter
as M.J. Monahan
Dermot Mulroney
as Ruben Goetz
William McNamara
as Peter Foley
Will Patton
as Nicoletti
Harry Connick, Jr.
as Daryll Lee Cullum
Robert Benscoter
as Disturbed Tenant
Danny Kovacs
as Kostas
Bert Kinyon
as Burt
Donald West
as Attorney
Christopher Beale
as Tech Guy
Kathleen Stefano
as Peter's Mother
Gena Bingham
as Victim In Car At Gas Station
Damon Lawner
as Festival Dude
Russ Christoff
as Commissioner Petrillo
Ron Kaell
as Mac
Johnetta Shearer
as Paramedic
Terry Brown
as Cop 2
Rebecca Klingler
as Peter's Wife
Jay Jacobus
as Judge
Bob Greene
as Pachulski
Eleva Singleton
as Paramedic
Edith Bryson
as Landlady
Tahmus Rounds
as Landis
Kelvin Han Yee
as Chinese Detective
David Ferguson
as Dock On-Looker
Rob Nilsson
as SWAT Commander
Tony Haney
as Kerby
Kelly De Martino
as Festival Girl
Corie Henninger
as Jogger
Kenny Kwong
as Chinese Kid
Brian Russell
as Coroner's Man
Vincenetta Gunn
as Screaming Woman
Shannon O'Hurley
as Susan Schiffer
J.E. Freeman
as Quinn
Victor Talmadge
as Head Waiter
Nick Scoggin
as Conrad
Dennis Richmond
as KXBU Anchorman
Keith Phillips
as Felix Mendoza
John Rothman
as Andy
Hansford Prince
as Fred
Jeni Chua
as Michelle
David Michael Silverman
as Mike
William Oates
as Man In Corridor
Bill Bonham
as Photographer
Diane Amos
as Gigi


Jon Amiel
Arnon Milchan
Mark Tarlov
Frank Pierson
Ann Biderman
Tony Pierce-Roberts
Laszlo Kovacs
Christopher Young
Composer (Music Score)
Alan Heim
Jim Clark
Jim Clay
Production Designer
Chris Seagers
Art Director
Joseph M. Caracciolo, Jr.
Michael Nathanson
Executive Producer
John Fiedler
Executive Producer
Catherine Davis
Set Designer
Claudia Brown
Costume Designer
Jeffrey Wetzel
First Assistant Director
Matthew Carlisle
First Assistant Director
Hilbert Hakim
First Assistant Director
Billy Hopkins
Suzanne Smith
Kerry Barden
Stephan Dupuis