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Emmett's Mark (2002)

In order to avoid the debilitating effects of a terminal illness, a young detective orders a hit on himself.

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Keith Snyder

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Wolf ... Emmett Young
Greg Wood ... Dr. Dan Kilbannon
Ira Hawkins Ira Hawkins ... Det. Birch
Khandi Alexander ... Det. Middlestat
Adam LeFevre ... Officer Jim Fields
Danielle Mason Danielle Mason ... Laurie Meyers
John Doman ... Capt. Berman
Benjamin John Parrillo Benjamin John Parrillo ... Det. Chris Ricks
Katrina Law ... Francine
Gabriel Byrne ... Jack Marlow / Stephen Bracken
Sarah Clarke ... Sarah
Tim Roth ... John Harrett / Frank Dwyer
Rhonda Overby Rhonda Overby ... Anchorwoman
Wendy Grantham Wendy Grantham ... Young Officer In Records
Talia Balsam ... Suzanne
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Storyline

In the Philadelphia police department, Emmett Young is a hotshot, a workaholic newly promoted to homicide. He learns he has a disease that will soon kill him painfully, so he hires a stranger to arrange his own death. With one eye on the calendar (he's allowed a few days' grace before his murder), he pursues a final case, the serial killing of young women. Emmett develops a profile of the assailant. Meanwhile, his fixer hires an ex-cop to kill Emmett, a lonely security guard whom the fixer taunts and belittles. In this limited time, can Emmett sort out what's important? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Detective Young has 3 days to solve a brutal murder... His own.

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Drama | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Killing Emmett Young See more »

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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The CD album that 'Tim Roth''s character picks up at the record store is "Summer Of Love" by Love Seed Mama Jump- one of the band's members is the movie director's cousins. See more »

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When they are in the alley, his female partner says "there's no wallet, we've got to call missing persons and let them know we've got a John Doe". The whole time her mouth is closed. See more »

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References I Hired a Contract Killer (1990) See more »

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Great Mystery
23 April 2006 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Scott Wolf,(Emmett Young) gave an outstanding performance as a young detective who just starts on the police force and is an eager beaver to achieve his goal as an FBI agent in the future. However, Emmett is given some medical advice from this physician that greatly upsets him and throws him completely out of focus. His girlfriend, Sarah,(Sarah Clarke), "24" Nina Myers,'04 TV series, decides to leave him because he never spends any time with her and pays her very little attention. Despite all these personal problems, he has his mind set on a string of female killings and will stop at nothing in order to attempt to capture this serial killer. There is plenty of twists and turns in this mystery and it will keep you guessing just who the killer or killers are. Almost forgot, Khandi Alexander,(Detective Middlestat),CSI TV Series, was very hot and sexy looking as a forensic specialist/Detective.


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