Movie Review: 'Kiss the Girls' | EW.com

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Kiss the GirlsSerial-killer movies have now spawned their own clichés. When the heroine, Ashley Judd, gets dragged to an underground dungeon, the setting is as...Kiss the GirlsMystery and Thriller, DramaPT111MRSerial-killer movies have now spawned their own clichés. When the heroine, Ashley Judd, gets dragged to an underground dungeon, the setting is as...1997-10-17Tatyana AliBrian CoxCary ElwesTony GoldwynJeremy PivenMena SuvariTatyana Ali, Brian Cox, Cary Elwes, Tony Goldwyn, Jeremy Piven, Mena SuvariParamount Pictures, Rysher Entertainment
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Kiss the Girls

Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Drama; Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Tatyana Ali, Brian Cox, Cary Elwes, Tony Goldwyn, Jeremy Piven, Mena Suvari; Director: Gary Fleder; Author: David Klass; Release Date Wide: 10/03/1997; Runtime (in minutes): 111; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Paramount Pictures, Rysher Entertainment

Serial-killer movies have now spawned their own clichés. When the heroine, Ashley Judd, gets dragged to an underground dungeon, the setting is as corny as any fogbound horror-movie trope from the ’30s, and so is the homicidal phantom’s ”creepy” operatic spiel about perfect love. Kiss the Girls is a fake psychological thriller that turns into a garishly schlocky and implausible bogeyman hunt. C

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