Rich women in thrillers should always hire private investigators when they think they've found their perfect mate. As an example of the pampered-woman-in-peril subgenre (e.g. MIDNIGHT LACE, SORRY WRONG NUMBER), A VOW TO KILL suffers from deadly scripting, vapid performances, and a miserly
attitude which skimps on production values as well as melodrama. A lady-in-distress thriller without non-stop costume changes is a contradiction in terms.
After the death of her cherished spouse, Michael (Ron Van Hart), in a car accident, do-gooder socialite Rachel Waring (Julianne Phillips) accelerates her healing process by becoming involved with freelance photographer Eric R...