The Bone Collector (1999)

Directed by Phillip Noyce
Starring Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah and Michael Rooker

After an accident in a tunnel, a forensics expert is left as a quadriplegic who is able only to move his head and one finger. Setting his finger to a computer, he is able to manipulate his environment with the help of a loving nurse. Even so, fearing seizures that could leave him a vegetable, he plans his “transition” with the help of a hesitational doctor friend. That all changes when he is confronted with clues from a serial killer that obviously are pointed to forensics investigation. The case clearly re-invokes his interest in life. A sharp, young cop’s quick thinking saves the first crime scene. Recognizing her talent for forensics, he brings her unwillingly into forensics detection. Through radio contact, she becomes his eyes and legs on the scene.

Violence 8 out of 10 some very gruesome murders and terror situations

Story 8 out of 10 good story of cop hunting serial killer with a twist

Special effects 7 out 10 well done effects when need

Acting 8 out of 10 pretty routine acting each role is believable without any standing out that much more than another

Stand out Perfromance Denzel Washington play a quadriplegic must have been difficult but he pulls it of very well

Overall Movie Rating 8 out of 10 good for all action and thriller fans very well constructed and well played out keeps you guessing all the way to the end.

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