This "gripping" (The New York Times) psychological thriller starring Jamie Lee Curtis "hums with an electric current" (Variety) as it vividly depicts a female cop's mental and physical struggles with an obsessed psychopathic killer. Hypnotic and riveting, Blue Steel's "tightly strung" (The Hollywood Reporter) plot will keep you suspended until the very last frame! Rookie cop Megan Turner (Curtis) orders a burglar to drop his gun. He whirls to shoot. Too late. Turner fires, killing him instantly. But she doesn't know that someone has been watching. And when that someone lifts the assailant's gun from the crime scene, carves Turner's name into the bullets and uses them in a series of murders, Turner is drawn into a deadly game of wits with a psychopath who's always one step aheadand much closer than she thinks!

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Blue Steel (1989)

R

Action/Suspense/Thriller · 1h 42m · 3/16/1990

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For a rookie cop, there's one thing more dangerous than uncovering a killer's fantasy. Becoming it.

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This "gripping" (The New York Times) psychological thriller starring Jamie Lee Curtis "hums with an electric current" (Variety) as it vividly depicts a female cop's mental and physical struggles with an obsessed psychopathic killer. Hypnotic and riveting, Blue Steel's "tightly strung" (The Hollywood Reporter) plot will keep you suspended until the very last frame! Rookie cop Megan Turner (Curtis) orders a burglar to drop his gun. He whirls to shoot. Too late. Turner fires, killing him instantly. But she doesn't know that someone has been watching. And when that someone lifts the assailant's gun from the crime scene, carves Turner's name into the bullets and uses them in a series of murders, Turner is drawn into a deadly game of wits with a psychopath who's always one step aheadand much closer than she thinks!

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

MGM

Revenue

$8,220,000
Part Of
Cast
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Jamie Lee Curtis

Megan Turner
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Ron Silver

Eugene Hunt
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Clancy Brown

Nick Mann
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Elizabeth Peña

Tracy Perez (as Elizabeth Pena)
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Louise Fletcher

Shirley Turner
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Philip Bosco

Frank Turner
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Kevin Dunn

Asst. Chief Stanley Hoyt
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Richard Jenkins

Attorney Mel Dawson
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Markus Flanagan

Husband (as Markus Flannagan)
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Mary Mara

Wife
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Skipp Lynch

Instructor
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Mike Hodge

Police Commissioner
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Mike Starr

Superintendant
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Chris Walker

Officer Jeff Travers
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Tom Sizemore

Wool Cap
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David Ilku

Counterman
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Andrew Hubatsek

Cashier
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Joe Jamrog

Doorman
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Matt Craven

Howard
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Reginald Wells

TV Announcer #1
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Heidi Kempf

TV Announcer #2
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Toni Darling

Prostitute
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William Marshall

Hood (as William J. Marshall)
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James Shannon

Maitre D'Hotel
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Thomas Dorff

Businessman-victim
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William Wise

Internal Affairs Man
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Lauren Tom

Female Reporter
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Faith Geer

Lady Bum
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Doug Barron

Reporter #1
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Carol Schneider

Reporter #2
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L. Peter Callender

Reporter #3
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Becky Ann Baker

Nurse #1 (as Becky Gelke)
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Frank Girardeau

Uniform Cop
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Larry Silvestri

Precinct Cop
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John Capodice

Trial Commissioner
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Sam Coppola

PBA Representative
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Bellina Logan

Rookie #1
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Ralph Nieves

Homicide Detective
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Al Cerullo

Helicopter Pilot
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Michael Philip Del Rio

John Perez
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Harley Flanagan

Punk #1 (as Harley Flannagan)
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James Drescher

Punk #2
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George Gerard

Police Cadet (uncredited)
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Jan Saint

Old Man Playing Chess (uncredited)
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D.J. Sharp

Vocal Effects (uncredited)
Crew
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Kathryn Bigelow

Director
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Kathryn Bigelow

Writer
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Eric Red

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Blue Steel

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

11/14/2023

$13.99 -$8.00 (36%)

Disc Title Front Cover

Blue Steel

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/3/2002

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