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False Arrest (1991)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 3 November 1991
A luxury home, a handsome husband and terrific children. But it all comes crashing down when she is accused of being a mastermind behind a brutal triple-homicide and is arrested and ... See full summary »

Director:

Bill Norton (as Bill L. Norton)

Writers:

Joyce Lukezic (book), Ted Schwarz (book) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donna Mills ... Joyce Lukezic
Steven Bauer ... Det. Dan Ryan
Lane Smith ... Martin Busey
James Handy ... Thomas Thinnes
Lewis Van Bergen ... Arnie Merrill
Dennis Christopher ... Wally Roberts
Paul Gleason ... Arthur Ross
Penny Fuller ... Marilyn Redmond
Kiersten Warren ... Eden
Jason London ... Eric
Brian Bonsall ... Jason Lukezic
Ben Lemon
Warren Frost
Amy Aquino ... Cathy
Mimi Kuzyk ... Nadine
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A luxury home, a handsome husband and terrific children. But it all comes crashing down when she is accused of being a mastermind behind a brutal triple-homicide and is arrested and handcuffed in front of her own children. A gripping story of passion and betrayal as a woman fights to clear her name and avoid the death penalty for a crime she didn't commit. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crímenes de familia See more »

Filming Locations:

Indio, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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By-the-numbers movie-of-the-weak
23 June 2001 | by aromatic-2See all my reviews

At least some veteran actors get to have fun in this formula-driven, by-the-numbers, based-on-a-true-story, made-for-Lifetime TV movie. Donna Mills is up to the emotional task when she realizes who her betrayer is and why. Brian Bonsall has a decent bit. Amy Aquino and Steven Bauer are excellent in their roles. But, there's nothing new or particularly interesting here.


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