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Letters from a Killer

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Pity yesterday’s screen hunks. As his career fades in tandem with his boyish good looks, Swayze actually looks stunned to find himself in this illogical thriller about an ex-con stalked by one of four women he exchanged tape-recorded love letters with from prison. By the time the inevitable twist ending arrives, even Swayze doesn’t seem interested.

Reel Goodies
(0:29) A brief dance sequence brings the old gleam back to the hip swiveler’s eye.

The Last Detail
Swayze broke both his legs filming a chase scene on horseback, shutting production down for several months.