Fallen (1998)

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Homicide detective John Hobbes recalls a case in flashback. Hobbes visits Edgar Reece, a convicted serial killer who is about to be executed, who grabs his hand, recites a text in an indecipherable language, and sings the Rolling Stones' "Time Is On My Side". Back at work, he is confronted with a new series of murders, committed in the same style as Reese - the bodies are found in the bath with numbers and words carved in their chests. Hobbes follows a clue given by Reece prior to his execution. His partner suspects the murders are the work of a rogue policeman, and Hobbes becomes a suspect.

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