A thriller featuring a mysterious femme fatale, an involving plot, and some nice offbeat twists, SEA OF LOVE owes a good deal to Hitchcock, and to such recent efforts as FATAL ATTRACTION and JAGGED EDGE, though it can claim plenty of originality as well. Several men who have responded to
the personals in a popular New York magazine have been found murdered in their beds. Twenty-year veteran cop Frank Keller (Al Pacino), a stressed-out borderline alcoholic, and Sherman (John Goodman), a jolly family man, team up to track the killer, planting an ad and "dating" the respondents.
Breaking the first rule of investigation, Keller gets deeply involved with one respondent,...