Knight Moves

Knight Moves (1992)

Genres - Mystery, Crime, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Thriller, Police Detective Film  |   Release Date - Jan 14, 1992 (USA - Unknown), Jan 14, 1992 (USA)  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - Germany, France, United States  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Matthew Tobey

This murder mystery from director Carl Schenkel stars Christopher Lambert (Highlander) as Peter Sanderson, an expert chess champion. When a woman Sanderson has recently slept with is among several women brutally murdered at a chess tournament, he becomes a suspect. But when the murderer contacts Sanderson and informs him that he's set up a maniacal human chess game, he realizes that he'll have to beat the murderer to stop the killings and clear his own name. Diane Lane plays a psychologist who falls for Sanderson, and Tom Skerritt is the local sheriff investigating the case. Knight Moves won the Critics Award at the 1992 Cognac Film Festival.




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