Dressed to Kill is a 1980 American erotic thriller written and directed by Brian De Palma. This provocative movie tells the story of a sexually frustrated woman, played by Angie Dickinson, who is brutally murdered in an elevator, setting off a twisted chain of events. The only witness to the crime is a high-end call girl, played by Nancy Allen. She teams up with the victim's teenage son, played by Keith Gordon, to track down the killer. The prime suspect is the victim's psychiatrist, Dr. Robert Elliott, played by Michael Caine. De Palma's masterful stylistic direction, coupled with strong performances, make Dressed to Kill a classic of the psychological thriller genre.
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