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Mortal Fear (1994)

TV Movie | 86 min | Thriller

Based on the provocative best-selling novel, a brilliant scientist finds the hidden link that can save countless lives, but when a crazed killer uses the same information to play God, millions are at risk. Dr. Jennifer Kessler is the one ...See moreBased on the provocative best-selling novel, a brilliant scientist finds the hidden link that can save countless lives, but when a crazed killer uses the same information to play God, millions are at risk. Dr. Jennifer Kessler is the one person who stands in the way of ultimate medical disaster. After witnessing one, then dozens of patients at her hospital mysteriously and unexpectedly die, her search for the truth leads her through a bizarre world of intrigue, passion, and controversial secret medical research. As Dr. Kessler races against the clock to find a way to stop the catastrophe, she finds herself up against an imposing and terrifying conspiracy implicating the entire U.S. insurance and medical system in the process. See less
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Robin Cook (novel) | Rob Gilmer (teleplay) | Roger Young (teleplay)
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Seven L. Nielsen (as Seven Nielsen)
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Nov 20, 1994 (United States)

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Joanna Kerns
Dr. Jennifer Kessler Dr. Jennifer Kessler   See fewer
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Gregory Harrison
Philip Montgomery Philip Montgomery   See fewer
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Max Gail
Det. Michael Curran Det. Michael Curran   See fewer
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Tobin Bell
Dr. Alvin Hayes Dr. Alvin Hayes   See fewer
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Katherine LaNasa
Carol Donner Carol Donner   See fewer
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Judith Chapman
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Robert Englund
Dr. Ralph Wannamaker Dr. Ralph Wannamaker   See fewer
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Rebecca Schull
Dr. Danforth Dr. Danforth   See fewer
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Leslie Ackerman
Claudia Claudia   See fewer
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Suzanne Barnes
Holly Boncher Holly Boncher   See fewer
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Bus Riley
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Jeff Olson
Cedric Harring Cedric Harring   See fewer
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Amanda Bruce
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Donré Sampson
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Duy Beck
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Monica Delgado
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Christopher Ivins
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4.7 / 10 | 136 votes