The Hillside Strangler Movie Review 2004

Information and Film Reviews for The Hillside Strangler the Movie

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Okay dramatization of the serial murder cases that occurred over a 14-month period in California in 1977-78 and were originally thought to have been the work of one man. Instead, the crimes were committed by cousins Kenneth Bianchi (Howell) and Angelo Buono (Turturro) after their try at running an escort service went bad and Bianchi strangled one of the hookers. Flick ignores the police investigation in favor of showing the murders. Both lead actors are gung-ho about their roles but this is hardly Oscar-worthy material.


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Running time 97 minutes.

Cast and Crew

True Crime, Biopics: Cops & Robbers, Serial Killers, Period Piece: 1970s, Oldest Profession, L.A., Cousins
Nicholas Turturro, C. Thomas Howell, Allison Lange, Lin Shaye, Aimee Brooks, Julia Lee
John Pirozzi
Chuck Parello
Lawrence Fried, Paul Heiman, Jennifer Joos, Niklas J. Palm, Greg Gibbs

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