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With Intent to Kill (1984)

A high school football hero Bo Reinecker tries to piece together the events leading up to murder of his girl friend Lisa Nolen. Claiming to have experienced a total blackout, Bo is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Karl Malden ... Thomas E. Nolan
Paul Sorvino ... Doyle Reinecker
Shirley Knight ... Edna Reinecker
Timothy Patrick Murphy ... Drew Lanscott
Catherine Mary Stewart ... Lisa Nolen
Holly Hunter ... Wynn Nolen
Alex McArthur ... Bo Reinecker
William Devane ... Aaron Charney
Richard Brooks ... Eddie Cox
Wallace Wilkinson ... Dr. Martin Gage
Ben Slack Ben Slack ... Judge Albert McGrath
Norman Bennett ... Ray Walker
Ray Walker Ray Walker ... Don Estes
Arthel Neville ... Marsha
Harlan Jordan Harlan Jordan ... Ivan White
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A high school football hero Bo Reinecker tries to piece together the events leading up to murder of his girl friend Lisa Nolen. Claiming to have experienced a total blackout, Bo is ultimately found not guilty of the murder by reason of insanity and placed in an institution for four years. Meanwhile, the dead girl's father, Tom Nolen, and her sister Wynn, bitterly prepare a campaign to put Nolen away in prison for life. Things come to a boil when Bo is released--and Tom and Wynn take "due process" into their own hands. Written by jeffman52001@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Urge to Kill See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Stinks
6 November 2007 | by pocomarcSee all my reviews

Even with actors like Karl Malden and Paul Sorvino this is a dismal attempt.

It basically adds up to a sales pitch for the psychiatric drug Lithium. Every ten minutes the Holly Hunter character repeats that the kid who killed her sister is on Lithium, so he is incapable of violence.

This piece of crap would get the approval of the drug company that makes Lithium, but the movie stinks.

Everyone except the kid who killed the girl is painted as a villain. What a screwed up attempt by whoever wrote the script for this lame pitch for psychiatric drugs.


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