The China Lake Murders

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The China Lake Murders
Directed by Alan Metzger
Written by N.D. Schreiner
Starring Isaac Allan
Tom Skerritt
Michael Parks
Distributed by Fox Broadcasting Company
Release date
  • January 31, 1990 (1990-01-31)
Running time
97 min
Country United States
Language English

The China Lake Murders is a television movie starring Tom Skerritt. This 1990 film is about a small desert town that experiences a series of murders. The film was rated PG-13 and first aired on the USA Network and for many years held the record for the highest rated basic cable film.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1983 short film "China Lake" by Robert Harmon.

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The sheriff of China Lake is confronted with a series of grisly murders that have shocked the small desert town. During the investigation, he befriends a vacationing city cop who is eager to join in the investigation. As facts about the killings surface, the sheriff is forced to put his new friendship to the test.

Cast[edit]

The film starred Michael Parks, Lauren Tewes, and Nancy Everhard.

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