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Cry of the Innocent (1980)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  19 June 1980 (USA)
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A Green Beret-veteran businessman investigates the plane crash in Ireland that killed his family.

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Steve Donegin
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Cynthia Donegin / Candia Leighton
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Tom Moloney
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Des Cave ...
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Pete Medwin
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Buck Haggerty
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Capo
Des Nealon ...
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A Green Beret-veteran businessman investigates the plane crash in Ireland that killed his family.

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One scene was played in a pub in Dublins liberties area. The pub was one of the mythical "4 corners of hell", a crossroads with pubs on each corner. Rod Taylor was in TP's bar. See more »

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Jack Brewster: My name's Brewster, Jack Brewster.
Tom Moloney: Aha
Jack Brewster: My grandmother was Irish
Tom Moloney: Ah, yes. Wasn't everybody's?
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Downhill All The Way
9 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While it is set up with an interesting premise, a man losing his family as collateral damage caused by some spy stuff, this starts strongly and then just fizzles. The character played by Rod Taylor is so dull. He seems to recover from an incredible tragedy very quickly, then finds himself embroiled in espionage and a need to avenge the event. There are a series of connections that he must make and finally face the person at the top. This could have been OK but its so tiringly dull. There are encounters, handled so incompetently by the bad guys, that he is allowed to roam free. Anyone who is involved in the upper levels of this type of crime would have taken one of many opportunities to just finish him off. Obviously, there is the ubiquitous briefcase, but we don't even know what that's all about. It's so obvious when a film is made for TV with so little effort to fill in the spaces. Taylor is apparently a Green Beret, but there is so little character development that we don't get in his head at all. Could have been good. Isn't.


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