Jade (1995)

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By Scott Goldfine

David Caruso plays an assistant D.A. investigating a grisly series of murders in this disappointing thriller from director William Friedkin (“The French Connection”). The film attempts to be a film noir and action piece, but, despite a fine cast, ends up being a piece of dreck.

What’s more, screenwriter Joe Eszterhaus’ (“Showgirls”) ending plays like it was thrown together by a greasy spoon’s graveyard-shift cook. Also stars Linda Fiorentino, Chazz Palminteri, Richard Crenna and Michael Biehn. Rated R.

GRADE: D-

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