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Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Lightning (1995)

03/19/1995 (US) Drama 1h 35m
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In New York two detectives of the 87th precinct are initially baffled by the brutal, ritualistic slayings of several young women. Through good detective work and clues left at the crime scenes by the psychopathic killer, they are able to deduce who the killer's next victim will be. A tense chase ensues as they try to prevent him from continuing his bloody rampage

  1. Bruce Paltrow


  2. Evan Hunter


  3. Mike Krohn


  4. Dan Levine


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  1. Randy Quaid

    Randy Quaid

    Detective Steve Carella

  2. Alan Blumenfeld

    Alan Blumenfeld

    Detective Ollie Weeks

  3. Ving Rhames

    Ving Rhames

    Detective Artie Brown

  4. Steven Flynn

    Henry 'Lightning' Lytell

  5. Tracy Middendorf

    Tracy Middendorf


  6. Eddie Jones

    Eddie Jones


  7. Alex McArthur

    Alex McArthur

    Detective Bert Kling

  8. Steve Park

    Steve Park

    Todd Wilkins

  9. Ron Perkins

    Ron Perkins

    Detective Meyer Meyer

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Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Lightning

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Original Language English

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