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Killing Emmett Young 2002

  • 2002-01-01
  • 104 mins
  • Keith Snyder
  • Keith Snyder
  • United States
  • English
  • Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense
In order to avoid the debilitating effects of a terminal illness, a young detective orders a hit on himself.

In the Philadelphia police department, Emmett Young is a hotshot, a workaholic newly promoted to homicide. He learns he has a disease that will soon kill him painfully, so he hires a stranger to arrange his own death. With one eye on the calendar (he's allowed a few days' grace before his murder), he pursues a final case, the serial killing of young women. Emmett develops a profile of the assailant. Meanwhile, his fixer hires an ex-cop to kill Emmett, a lonely security guard whom the fixer taunts and belittles. In this limited time, can Emmett sort out what's important? Written by


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