Dead of Winter
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Despite its relative failure at the box office, this is a worthwhile thriller from the director of Bonnie and Clyde. Mary Steenburgen stars as an actress, Katie McGovern, lured to the upstate New York cabin of crazy Dr. Joseph Lewis (Jan Rubes), a diabolical crippled shrink playing a blackmail game with the ruthless sister of a recently murdered woman, who happened to be a dead ringer for Katie. Lewis and his creepy assistant (Roddy McDowall) keep Katie captive, videotaping her and cutting off her finger to further their sordid plot, while she tries desperately to get away. As the title… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 82%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A chilly, creepy throwback to classic thrillers."
‑ Neil Cohen, Echo Magazine
"A seriously underrated little mystery flick. Give it a shot!"
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"An outstanding thriller. Penn at the top of his game."
‑ Michael A. Smith, Nolan's Pop Culture Review
"Will appeal to fans of Sleuth and other movies in this genre."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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