Dressed to Kill (1980 film)

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Dressed to Kill is a 1980 American neo-noir erotic thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma and starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, and Keith Gordon.wikipedia
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Dressed to Kill is a 1980 American neo-noir erotic thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma and starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, and Keith Gordon.
His prominent films include mainstream box office hits such as Carrie (1976), Dressed to Kill (1980), Scarface (1983), The Untouchables (1987), and Mission: Impossible (1996), as well as cult favorites such as Sisters (1973), Blow Out (1981), Body Double (1984), Carlito's Way (1993), and Femme Fatale (2002).

Angie Dickinson

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Dressed to Kill is a 1980 American neo-noir erotic thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma and starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, and Keith Gordon.
As lead actress, she starred in Brian De Palma's erotic crime thriller Dressed to Kill (1980), for which she received a Saturn Award for Best Actress.

Nancy Allen (actress)

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Dressed to Kill is a 1980 American neo-noir erotic thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma and starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, and Keith Gordon.
Allen married De Palma in 1979, and her subsequent portrayal of a call girl who witnesses a murder in his feature Dressed to Kill (1980) earned her a Golden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year.

Keith Gordon

Dressed to Kill is a 1980 American neo-noir erotic thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma and starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, and Keith Gordon.
His film credits include the 1980 erotic thriller Dressed to Kill, the 1983 horror film Christine (in the role of Arnie Cunningham, the teen who buys Christine and falls under the car's influence), the 1985 cult film The Legend of Billie Jean as Lloyd Muldaur, the son of a District Attorney who aspires to be Attorney General, the 1986 Mark Romanek film Static (for which he wrote the screenplay), and the 1986 comedy movie Back to School, as Jason Melon.

Pino Donaggio

The original music score is composed by Pino Donaggio.
He works regularly with US director Brian De Palma, scoring De Palma's Carrie, Home Movies, Dressed to Kill, Blow Out, Body Double, Raising Cain and Passion.

Erotic thriller

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Dressed to Kill is a 1980 American neo-noir erotic thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma and starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, and Keith Gordon.
Brian De Palma helped usher in the erotic thriller as a genre with Dressed to Kill (1980), followed by Adrian Lyne with 9 ½ Weeks (1986) and, a year later, the Hollywood blockbuster Fatal Attraction (1987).

Saturn Award for Best Actress

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Allen received both a Golden Globe Award nomination for New Star of the Year, as well as a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress, while Dickinson received a Saturn Award for Best Actress for her performance.

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Dressed to Kill is a 1980 American neo-noir erotic thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma and starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, and Keith Gordon.
His other successful films (critically or financially) were the 1978 Academy Award-winning California Suite, the 1980 Golden Globe-nominated slasher film Dressed to Kill, the 1981 war film Escape to Victory featuring Sylvester Stallone and footballers from the 1960s and 1970s, including Pelé and Bobby Moore, the 1982 film Deathtrap, and the 1986 Academy Award-nominated Mona Lisa.

Liv Ullmann

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De Palma originally wanted Norwegian actress Liv Ullmann to play Kate Miller, but she declined because of the violence.
In 1980, Brian De Palma, who directed Carrie, wanted Liv Ullmann to play the role of Kate Miller in the erotic crime thriller Dressed to Kill and offered it to her, but she declined because of the violence.

Saturn Award for Best Director

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Filmways

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Notable films the company produced include The Sandpiper, The Cincinnati Kid, The Fearless Vampire Killers, Ice Station Zebra, Summer Lovers, The Burning, King, Brian De Palma's Dressed to Kill, and Blow Out.

Gerald B. Greenberg

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With the film Dressed to Kill (1980), Greenberg began a 7-year collaboration with director Brian De Palma.

George Litto

His production credits included Robert Altman's Thieves Like Us (1974), Jonathan Kaplan's cult film Over the Edge (1979), and three Brian De Palma thrillers, Obsession (1976), Dressed to Kill (1980) and Blow Out (1981).

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Dressed to Kill is a 1980 American neo-noir erotic thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma and starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, and Keith Gordon.

Film score

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The original music score is composed by Pino Donaggio.

David Denby

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It received largely favorable reviews, and critic David Denby of New York Magazine proclaimed it "the first great American movie of the '80s."

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It received largely favorable reviews, and critic David Denby of New York Magazine proclaimed it "the first great American movie of the '80s."

Golden Raspberry Awards

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Allen received both a Golden Globe Award nomination for New Star of the Year, as well as a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress, while Dickinson received a Saturn Award for Best Actress for her performance.

Saturn Awards

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Allen received both a Golden Globe Award nomination for New Star of the Year, as well as a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress, while Dickinson received a Saturn Award for Best Actress for her performance.