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Rough Draft (1998)

R | | Horror, Thriller | 18 May 1998 (UK)
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A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the ... See full summary »

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Joshua Wallace

Writer:

Jennifer Badham
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Busey ... Nelson Keece
Arnold Vosloo ... Stefan
Michael Madsen ... Haynes
Julia Campbell ... Juliette
Reno Wilson ... Laroue
David Michaels David Michaels ... Eric / Erica
Marcy Kaplan ... Lori
Patricia Skeriotis ... Maria
Jazzmun ... Dancer
Erica Yohn Erica Yohn ... Mrs. Morris
William Frankfather ... Officer Joe
Brien Blakely Brien Blakely ... Station Cop
Jeff N. Strong Jeff N. Strong ... Desk Segeant
Mario Roberts Mario Roberts ... Tough Guy
Alexander Keith Alexander Keith ... Bookstore Cashier (as Wendy Schumacher)
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Storyline

A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective struggling with his own personal demons tries to solve the crimes. Written by JD-2 <Badge19@hotmail.com>

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Silence Of The Lambs... Seven... Now, Diary Of A Serial Killer. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong violence, and for language and a sex scene | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 1998 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Diary of a Serial Killer See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Color
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Trivia

Stefan's line, "Look down on me, you will see a fool. Look up at me, you will see your lord. Look straight at me, you will see yourself," is a quote from Charles Manson. See more »

Quotes

Stefan: [leaving book signing of Keece book about him, disguised] Mr Keece would you mind signing one more?
Nelson Keece: No prob.
Stefan: [Looks up and grins, glasses hide his face] Thanks you very much, sir...
Nelson Keece: [in half relisation, unsure where it was Stefan] Ha
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Get a grip Gary
13 July 1999 | by Dave-430See all my reviews

Gary Busey is one of those actors who have some great performances in decent-to-good-films but who also, from time to time, have mediocre performances in c-movies. Rough Draft definitely qualifies for the latter category. The serial killer is omnipotent yet more annoying than scary, and the story twist in the end is one of the worst I've seen in a long time and Wild Things is still fresh in my memory... Do I have to say more?


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