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Color of Night (1994)

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A color-blind psychiatrist Bill Capa is stalked by an unknown killer after taking over his murdered friend's therapy group, all of whom have a connection to a mysterious young woman that Capa begins having intense sexual encounters with.

Director:

Richard Rush

Writers:

Billy Ray (story), Matthew Chapman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Willis ... Bill Capa
Jane March ... Rose
Rubén Blades ... Martinez (as Ruben Blades)
Lesley Ann Warren ... Sondra
Scott Bakula ... Bob Moore
Brad Dourif ... Clark
Lance Henriksen ... Buck
Kevin J. O'Connor ... Casey
Andrew Lowery Andrew Lowery ... Dale
Eriq La Salle ... Anderson
Jeff Corey ... Ashland
Kathleen Wilhoite ... Michelle
Shirley Knight ... Edith Niedelmeyer
John Bower John Bower ... Medical Examiner
Avi Korein Avi Korein ... Bouncer
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Storyline

Psychologist Bill Capa gives up his practise when he unintentionally pushes a patient to commit suicide. In an effort to come to terms with this tragedy he visits an old colleague, Bob Moore, who is subsequently murdered. The quest to catch the killer centres around a group of Moore's psychologically disturbed patients, however equally as important is an affair which develops between Capa and the mysterious Rose. Written by Drew McCormack <dam@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au>

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Love can be murder See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the trailer Ashland (Jeff Corey) can be heard saying offscreen to Bill Capa (Bruce Willis), "You've fallen into a trap". Likely in an attempt to add a layer of intrigue. See more »

Goofs

Shortly after his patient's suicide, we see Bill from behind talking with an another man, and he makes some comment about suicide and motions to his head with his right hand. But when the camera shows him from the front, he is putting his left arm down. See more »

Quotes

Hector Martinez: Hey! Listen up, you fucking daffodils! You gonna leave me hanging here all night, huh? Get me down, you goddamn cuckoos! Get me some fucking Band-Aids! Come on, you fucking daffodils! Get me out of here!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits roll, Hector can be heard calling for help because he is still hanging on the wall. See more »

Alternate Versions

In one version, there is a scene where Casey leaves Capa a message on his answering machine, which is followed by the scene where Capa returns his phone call. Later, Capa climbs the building and discovers Casey's desecrated body. This scene has a different color-changing effect than what's shown in the US release. Immediately following that is a scene where Capa, Martinez & the Coronor discuss the possibility of it being a homosexual S&M killing and whether it could have been committed by a man or a woman. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Just to See You
Performed by Eric Lowen and Dan Navarro (as Lowen & Navarro)
Written by Eric Lowen and Dan Navarro
Songs of Polygram Intl. Inc. (BMI) / Eric Lowen Music / Dan Navarro Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Parachute / Mercury Records
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User Reviews

A good mystery movie with an unexpected final
9 July 1999 | by ParaGraphSee all my reviews

Why everyone is SO mad about this movie? It's not THAT BAD. Come on! This is a well-directed and acted feature. Bruce Willis is wonderful as Doctor Capa, and I think it is one of his best performances. He just proved here that he can act normal characters, and not only Die-Hard macho idiots. Jane March is very hot as Rose and the mystery of her apperances and disappearances sticks the spectator to the screen. Love and murder scenes do a very good job too, Dominic Frontiere's music is charming and thrilling and Dietrich Lohmann's cinematography is magnificent. Frankly saying, I liked it even more than The Silence Of The Lambs. I don't know why...


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 August 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Color of Night See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,610,488, 21 August 1994

Gross USA:

$19,726,050

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,726,050
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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