Ladykillers (film)

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Ladykillers
GenreAction
Thriller
Crime
Written by Gregory S. Dinallo
Directed by Robert Michael Lewis
Starring Marilu Henner
Susan Blakely
Thomas Calabro
Theme music composer Mark Snow
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s) Barry J. Weitz
Producer(s) Andrew Hill
Production location(s) Los Angeles
Cinematography Thomas Del Ruth
Editor(s) J. P. Farrell
Running time96 min.
Production company(s) ABC Circle Films
Barry Weitz Films
Distributor ABC
Release
Original networkABC
Picture formatColor
Audio format Stereo
Original releaseNovember 9, 1988 (1988-11-09)

Ladykillers is a 1988 television film, directed by Robert Michael Lewis, and starring Lesley-Anne Down, Marilu Henner, Susan Blakely, and Keith David as Abe. The film score was composed by Mark Snow.

The plot of this film is unconnected with The Ladykillers film of 1955 or the 2004 remake of the same name.

Plot

The plot has a male sexualization theme. Performers in a Los Angeles male strip club are being murdered by an unknown female assailant. Unable to gain a lead, investigating officer Lt. Cavanaugh goes undercover as a stripper in an attempt to trap the murderer, but he is almost killed in the process. Through his journey as a male stripper, Cavanaugh gains a better understanding of his inner self, his emotional side and how his relationships with women tended to be one-sided fetish fests; taking him further down a darkened alley of misfortune.


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