FBI agent Joel Campbell (James Spader) has gone into hiding. Traumatized and beaten down after years of pursuing psychotic killers in Los Angeles, he is trying to carve a new, less stressful, life for himself in Chicago. But his guilty past follows him. He has only been in Chicago for a few months when there is a rash of gruesome murders, all of which follow a sickeningly familiar pattern: They are undoubtedly the work of one manóDavid Allen Griffin (Keanu Reeves).
Universal Pictures presents in association with Interlight a Lewitt/Eberts-Choi/Niami production of The Watcher, starring James Spader (Stargate), Marisa Tomei (My Cousin Vinny), Ernie Hudson (Oz) and Keanu Reeves (The Matrix). Directed by Joe Charbanic from a screenplay by David Elliot and Clay Ayers, the film is based on a story by Darcy Meyers and David Elliot. Christopher Eberts, Elliot Lewitt, Jeff Rice, Nile Niami serve as producers with Patrick Choi and Paul Pompian executive producing. © 2000 Universal Pictures
The People's Review of The Watcher
Rated R for violence and language.