Citizen X
Citizen X (1995)

Stephen Rea stars as a relentless Russian investigator in this made-for-cable thriller. Based on an actual case, this taut film tells the story of Burakov (Rea), a Russian forensic pathologist assigned to track down a brutal serial killer… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 25, 1995
DVD Release Date: July 11, 2000
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
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Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson

One of the best serial killer movie i have seen

Scott Weinberg

Fascinating and absorbing. One of HBO's finest made-for-cable flicks.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Interesting bit of history. Steven Rea does a good job. Donald Southerland could have passed on this role.
Lady D'arbanville
Despite this film being a true story and an horific tale, the actual film isn't one to hold your attention too well. A likeable part by Donald Sutherland… More
familiar stranger
This serial-killer TV film by HBO is an incredible piece of work. It has almost all the required elements of its genre in adequate proportion. Although it takes… More
El Hombre Invisible
Interesting look at a true story of a manhunt for real-life serial killer Andrei Chikatilo in a communist state. The problem was long ignored by officials… More
Stella Dallas
well done hbo film based on the case of ukrainian serial killer andrei chikatilo, convicted of killing 52 women and children. good cast including donald… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Citizen X" is a made for HBO movie which is based on a real story. It is 1982 in Rostov-on-Don in the former Soviet Union. A… More