By Owen Gleiberman
Updated October 01, 1993 at 04:00 AM EDT

STRIKING DISTANCE (R) Bruce Willis is at his most morose in this flat, dankly lit, grindingly inept thriller about a serial killer whose victims all turn out to have been acquaintances of Willis’ rumpled, alcoholic cop hero. As his by-the-book partner, Sarah Jessica Parker is the only one in the movie who doesn’t look sleep-deprived. D ( 189, Sept. 24) -OG