Dressed To Kill

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Run time: 105 mins

In Theaters: Friday 25th July 1980

Distributed by: MGM

Production compaines: Filmways Pictures, Cinema 77 Films

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Fresh: 32 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 7.1 / 10

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Starring: Michael Caine as Doctor Robert Elliott, Angie Dickinson as Kate Miller, Nancy Allen as Liz Blake, Keith Gordon as Peter Miller, Dennis Franz as Detective Marino, David Margulies as Dr. Levy, Ken Baker as Warren Lockman, Susanna Clemm as Betty Luce, Brandon Maggart as Cleveland Sam, Amalie Collier as Cleaning Woman, Mary Davenport as Woman in Restaurant, Anneka Di Lorenzo as Nurse (as Anneka De Lorenzo), Norman Evans as Ted, Robbie L. McDermott as Man in Shower

Dressed To Kill Movie Review


Angie Dickenson isn't the one that's dressed to kill -- she's dressed to get killed. When she gets butchered by a razor-wielding mystery woman in an elevator, it's up to a cop (Dennis Franz) and her shrink (Michael Caine) to figure out who offed the nymphomaniacal Angie. Oh, and Angie's son teams up with the hooker who witnessed the murder to do an investigation of their own.

De Palma wants to channel Hitchcock, but putting your female characters naked in a shower isn't much of an homage on it's own. This is, of course, predominantly cheese. It's not without its charms (Nancy Allen's high-class ho is lots of fun), but not without its tiring moments. Still, it will keep your interest, at least -- if nothing else, it'll remind you that 1980 was really an extension of the overblown 1970s.


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