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Victims (1982)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  11 January 1982 (USA)
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A serial rapist gets acquitted of his crimes due to a police mishandling of the investigation. His victims decide to turn the tables on him and begin stalking him.

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J. Winowski
Rosanna Huffman
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A serial rapist gets acquited of his crimes due to a police mishandling of the investagation. His victgims decide to turn the tables on him and begin stalking him. Written by Humberto Amador

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Five women. Raped by the same man. They have all suffered the anguish, lived with the same rage. Now they band together -- to stop him from striking again. See more »

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Tough, uncompromising TV-made drama...
10 October 2009 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Conrad Bromberg wrote this teleplay from a treatment by himself and William Wood involving Howard Hesseman as a perfectly despicable rapist, one who avoids doing time in the jug due to one of those convenient legal loopholes. His female victims won't stand for it, of course, and ban together to fight fire with fire. Interesting, if by-now familiar scenario, bolstered by good performances from Kate Nelligan and Hesseman, no-nonsense direction from Jerrold Freedman. Nelligan always lends an air of urgent believability to her characters, and the actress is splendid when she gets her ire up. Hesseman, a comfortable television icon from his days at "WKRP", does a complete about-face here, portraying the sexual assailant with slovenly, slobbering fierceness. Taut drama is pretty straightforward for network TV, and does not shy away from the touchy subject matter at hand.


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