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Canadian actor/director Philip Borsos made a couple of interesting films before an untimely death in his early forties, including The Grey Fox (1982) and this crime thriller starring Kurt Russell as police beat reporter Malcolm Anderson. Happily abandoning the Miami Daily for which he's labored for years, he takes a job on a small town paper hoping to take life in the slow lane for a time. Of course, he's soon caught up in a career-making story, after a serial killer (Richard Jordan) likes his account of a murder he's committed and decides to use the journalist as his mouthpiece. As the killings continue, Anderson begins to receive national attention, and the Numbers Killer, motivated primarily by a desire for the limelight, becomes jealous, and decides to kidnap Anderson's girlfriend (Mariel Hemingway) to teach him a lesson. As he has with Anderson, the killer soon develops a relationship of sorts with the woman, and slowly reveals the workings of his bizarre personality while the police search desperately for the pair. ~ Michael Costello, Rovi

Cast

Kurt Russell
as Malcolm Anderson
Mariel Hemingway
as Christine Connelly
Richard Jordan
as Alan Delour
Richard Masur
as Bill Nolan
Joe Pantoliano
as Andy Porter
Andy Garcia
as Ray Martinez
Richard Bradford
as Phil Wilson
Rose Portillo
as Kathy Vasquez
William Smith
as Albert O'Shaughnessy
Lee Sandman
as Harold Jacoby, Miami Journal Publisher
Dan Fitzgerald
as Carl Mason, Editor-in-Chief
Cynthia Caquelin
as Ruth Lowenstein, Attorney
Fred Ornstein
as Warren Phillips, Attorney
Fritz Bronner
as Peter Peterson, Reporter
Michael Clay
as Ray Sloane, Reporter
Fred Buch
as John Burrows, Detective Chief
Bruce McLaughlin
as Leonard Pridmore, Medical Examiner
Robert Apte
as Swat Commander
Rodney Barretto
as Swat Commander
Jill Beach
as Channel 7 TV Anchorwoman
Peter Lundquist
as Channel 7 TV Reporter
Connie Hicks
as Channel 10 TV Reporter
Bill Rutherford
as TV Reporter
George Rudolph
as WGBS Radio Newsman
Robert Small
as Bill Crawford
Nancy Duerr
as TV Newswoman
Tim Minton
as Reporter
Tamara Jones
as Sarah Hooks
Richard Liberty
as Mr. Hooks
Morris Zuckerman
as Mr. Stein
Ann Browning
as Victim in Matheson Hammock Park
Jennifer Browning
as Victim's Infant
Bob Gwalty
as Psychiatrist
Christine Page
as Elementary School Teacher
Joshua Segal
as Schoolboy
Bruce McLaughlin
as Leonard Pridmore, Medical Examiner
Richard Liberty
as Mr. Hooks
Dan Fitzgerald
as Carl Mason, Editor-in-Chief
Jill Beach
as Channel 7 TV Anchorwoman
William Smith
as Albert O'Shaughnessy
Ann Browning
as Victim in Matheson Hammock Park
Fritz Bronner
as Peter Peterson, Reporter
Nancy Duerr
as TV Newswoman
Christine Page
as Elementary School Teacher
Peter Lundquist
as Channel 7 TV Reporter
Tamara Jones
as Sarah Hooks
Lee Sandman
as Harold Jacoby, Miami Journal Publisher
Tim Minton
as Reporter
Robert Small
as Bill Crawford
Robert Apte
as Swat Commander
Michael Clay
as Ray Sloane, Reporter
Jennifer Browning
as Victim's Infant
Rodney Barretto
as Swat Commander
Bob Gwalty
as Psychiatrist
Cynthia Caquelin
as Ruth Lowenstein, Attorney
Connie Hicks
as Channel 10 TV Reporter
Morris Zuckerman
as Mr. Stein
Fred Ornstein
as Warren Phillips, Attorney
George Rudolph
as WGBS Radio Newsman
Bill Rutherford
as TV Reporter
Fred Buch
as John Burrows, Detective Chief

Crew

Phillip Borsos
Director
David Foster
Producer
Lawrence Turman
Producer
Christopher Crowe
Screenwriter
Leon Piedmont
Screenwriter
John Katzenbach
Book Author
Frank Tidy
Cinematographer
Lalo Schifrin
Composer (Music Score)
Duwayne Dunham
Editor
Linda Benedict
Costume Designer
Julie Weiss
Costume Designer
Charles Gaspar
Special Effects
Joe Day
Special Effects
Richard Warlock
Stunts
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