Blood Work Movie Review Summary

Actors: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Daniels, Anjelica Huston, Paul Rodriguez, Wanda de Jesus

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A serial killer plays a game of 'catch me if you can' with a detective.
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During a chase, the detective has a heart attack and is forced to retire in need of a heart transplant.

Missing the game, the killer finds a woman with the detective's blood type and murders her so the detective can have her heart.

Some time later, the retired detective is approached by the sister of the woman who's heart he received. She wants him to find her sister's killer. Feeling obligated, he agrees to help her.

During his investigation, the ex-detective discovers that the woman's killer is the same man that he tried to catch before and he learns why he killed her.

After the pieces begin falling into place, the detective discovers that the killer is actually his neighbor who's been helping him with the case.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson

An old cop gets a heart attack while hunting down the "code killer". 2 years later he recovers. A woman asks him for his help in finding her sister's killer, which was perpetrated by the code killer. He now finds himself searching for the killer, while struggling with his old age and sickness.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

BLOOD WORK is a movie produced and directed by Clint Eastwood in 2002. The picture is one of the best American movies of that year.

FBI profiler McCaleb suffers from a heart attack while pursuing the "code killer". Two years later, McCaleb has a heart transplant and is soon contacted by Graciella Rivers, the sister of the murdered woman whose heart beats in his very own chest. Graciella hires McCaleb in order to find the identity of her sister's murderer. But as soon as Mc Caleb takes an interest in the case, violent deaths strike the people related to the murder.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

Script Analysis of Blood Work

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 23.3%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 43.3%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 33.3% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given    -   Moderately Challenging Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   60% Misc. Plotlets    -   local police have IQ of houseplant Special suspect?    -   best friend Kind of mystery?    -   hard boiled/private eye Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Water?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   drowned    -   perforation--bullets

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