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The General's DaughterIt's not just the stylishly filmed rape scene or the lingering shots of a naked dead woman that make this film so offensive. It's the creepy vibe Travolta...The General's DaughterDrama, Mystery and ThrillerRIt's not just the stylishly filmed rape scene or the lingering shots of a naked dead woman that make this film so offensive. It's the creepy vibe Travolta...1999-12-21
John Travolta, The General's Daughter
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The General's Daughter

Genre: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; Starring: John Travolta; Director: Simon West; MPAA Rating: R

It’s not just the stylishly filmed rape scene or the lingering shots of a naked dead woman that make this film so offensive. It’s the creepy vibe Travolta and Stowe ooze, as two Army officers investigating the murder of a young female captain. Their relentless banter, sticky with innuendo, seems out of place, considering they’re trying to solve a brutal sex crime. Finally, the plot is a nonsensical mess – which just caps off the ugliness.

Reel Goodies That flirt! Stowe taunts an attractive sex offender: ”It’s a good smile, but you could never lead a rape.” The Last Detail Director Simon West, who made ”Con Air” before this, got his start shooting such TV commercials as the first Budweiser frog ads.