Despite some quirky plot curves and the bizarre, moralistic motivation that drives its killer, THE SOFT KILL is ordinary to the core.
Within hours of sleeping with Kim (Kim Morgan Greene), the beautiful wife of district attorney Martin Lewis (Corbin Bernsen), womanizing private eye Jack Ramsey (Michael Harris) learns that he's a suspect in her strangling. Zealous detective Vinnie (Matt McCoy) wants to see Jack go to jail, but
Jack's ex-cop partner Ben (Brion James) helps keep the heat low. Ben, a bereaved widower who's intensely loyal to his friends, plays hardball with a minor hood who made the mistake of breaking into the Lewis estate on the night of the kill...