Lethal Obsession

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Lethal Obsession
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Directed by Peter Patzak
Produced by
Written by
Music by
Distributed byTivoli Film
Release date
  • 15 October 1987 (1987-10-15)
CountryWest Germany
  • German
  • English
  • Italian

Lethal Obsession (German : Der Joker, also known as The Joker) is a 1987 German crime-thriller film written and directed by Peter Patzak and starring Peter Maffay, Tahnee Welch, Michael York, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elliott Gould, and Massimo Ghini. [1] [2]




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  1. VV.AA. Variety Film Reviews, Volume 20. Garland Pub., 1991.
  2. "Der Joker mit Peter Maffay". Der Spiegel . 19 October 1987. Retrieved 31 October 2015.