Killer Instinct (1988 film)

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Killer Instinct
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Written byConrad Bromberg
Directed by Waris Hussein
Starring Melissa Gilbert
Woody Harrelson
Music by Paul Chihara
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
ProducersConrad Bromberg
Stuart Millar
CinematographyRobert Steadman
EditorAndrew Chulack
Running time93 minutes
Production company ITC Entertainment
Distributor NBC
Original network NBC
Original releaseNovember 22, 1988 (1988-11-22)

Killer Instinct (also known as Deadly Observation) is a 1988 American made-for-television drama film starring Melissa Gilbert and Woody Harrelson, directed by Waris Hussein.



Charlie is a young attorney assigned to the case of Freddy, a violent and uncontrollable man, about to be released from the hospital. Charlie doesn't think it is a good idea for a man with mental problems to be released and tries to prove that, with the help of Dr. Lisa DaVito. Her career is in jeopardy when he is eventually released and immediately committed a murder. [1]


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  1. Review summary The New York Times