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Clint Eastwood plays a New Orleans detective determined to track down a serial killer of prostitutes. Complicating matters is the fact that the unknown culprit is very likely an S&M fetishist....and so is Eastwood. The detective is profoundly disturbed at the likelihood that he and the killer have the same taste in women; this element of the case is equally troublesome for psychologist Genevieve Bujold, who finds herself attracted to Eastwood. The climax involves the killer's attempting to throw Eastwood off the track by kidnapping one of the detective's two daughters (played quite well by Clint's real-life daughter Alison). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Clint Eastwood
as Wes Block
Geneviève Bujold
as Beryl Thibodeaux
Dan Hedaya
as Detective Molinari
Alison Eastwood
as Amanda Block
Rebecca Perle
as Becky Jacklin
Randi Brooks
as Jamie Cory
Jamie Rose
as Melanie Silber
Margaret Howell
as Judy Harper
David Dahlgren
as Patrolman Julio
Rod Masterson
as Patrolman Gallo
Lloyd Nelson
as Patrolman Restic
Rebecca Clemons
as Girl with Whip
Phyllis Huffman
Layton Martens
as Sgt. Surtees
Bill Holliday
as Police Chief
Janet MacLachlan
as Dr. Yarlofsky
Robert Harvey
as Lonesome Alice
Fritz Manes
as Valdes
Lionel Ferbos
as Plainclothes Gus
Margie O'Dair
as Mrs. Holstein
Becki Davis
as Nurse
Richard Boyle
as Dr. Fitzpatrick
Glenn Wright
as Patrolman Redfish
Graham Paul
as Luther
Donald Barber
as Shorty
Stuart Baker-Bergen
as Blond Surfer
James Borders
as Carfano
Eliott Keener
as Sandoval
Joy N. Houck, Jr.
as Swap Meet Owner
Marco St. John
as Leander Rolfe
David Valdes
as Manes
John Schluter
as Piazza Cop
John Wilmot
as Medical Examiner
Ron Gural
as Coroner Dudley


Richard Tuggle
Fritz Manes
Clint Eastwood
Richard Tuggle
Jack N. Green
Bruce Surtees
Joel Cox
Edward C. Carfagno
Production Designer
Ernie Bishop
Set Designer
Glenn Wright
Costume Designer
Deborah Hopper
Costume Designer
William B. Kaplan
Sound/Sound Designer
David Valdes
First Assistant Director
Wayne Van Horn
George Orrison
Phyllis Huffman