The Rosary Murders

Directed by Fred Walton

Release Year: 1987
Running Time: 105
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Thriller, Crime, Drama
     

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Cast
Donald Sutherland
Charles Durning
Belinda Bauer
Josef Sommer
Mark Margolis

Crew
Directed by Fred Walton

A serial killer is brutally murdering priests and nuns, leaving a black rosary carefully draped in each victims lifeless hand as his calling card. Father Robert Koesles (Donald Sutherland, The Great Train Robbery) routine life as a parish priest is suddenly shattered when the killer admits to the heinous crimes during confession. Detective Koznicki (Josef Sommer, Witness) desperately needs the priests help, but Koesler is tied to his sacred vows and hampered by the blustery, hardline Father Ted Nabors (Charles Durning, True Confessions). Now, Father Koesler and Lieutenant Koznicki must frantically work against time to save the next victim, catch the killer and stop The Rosary Murders. Also starring Belinda Bauer (Robocop 2) with a screenplay by the great, Elmore Leonard (52 Pick-up) and the films director Fred Walton (When a Stranger Calls, April Fools Day).