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Movie Review: 'The Watcher'

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The Watcher

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
96 minutes
Wide Release Date:
09/08/00
performer:
Keanu Reeves, James Spader, Robert Cicchini, Chris Ellis, Ernie Hudson, Marisa Tomei
director:
Joe Charbanic
Producers:
Interlight Pictures, Universal
distributor:
Universal
author:
61289, 62207, 61985
genre:
Horror, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a C-

This rote cat-and-mouse suspenser features Reeves as a decidedly uncreepy serial killer who likes to send photographs of his next victim to the drug-addled fed (Spader) who’s trailing him. Think Manhunter meets Blow-Up — with Hannibal Lecter’s pothead nephew as the bad guy. Or just think ”Whoa.” C-

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