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The Deadly Tower

Directed by Jerry Jameson
United States, 1975
Thriller, Action, Drama


The infamous story of Charles Whitman, “America’s favourite sniper” (in Stephen King’s words), is told here once again.

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The Deadly Tower Directed by Jerry Jameson

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  • Nick Schwab's rating of the film The Deadly Tower

    A film that makes an actor like Kurt Russell-- playing Charles Whitman-- terrifying is a true accomplishment. In fact, good acting -- especially by Richard Yniguez-- all around. Restrained in on-screen violence-- yet disturbingly effective because of the directing choices that are often matter-of-factually realistic-- this is true crime greatness that may seem clinical in parts, but is quite furious and engaging.