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Adam (1983)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  10 October 1983 (USA)
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After their child is abducted, John and Reve Walsh are trying to find him. But, shortly after that, Adam is found dead.

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After their child is abducted, John and Reve Walsh are trying to find him. But, shortly after that, Adam is found dead.

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In 2008, The Hollywood Police Department closed the case of the murder of Adam Walsh, naming Ottis Elwood Toole (1947-1996) the killer of Adam Walsh. Ottis Toole was a prolific serial killer who along with his partner-in-crime Henry Lee Lucas are thought to have been responsible for dozens of murders across the United States. Ottis Toole confessed in graphic detail how he kidnapped and murdered Adam Walsh in 1983, shortly after his arrest. He then recanted and then confessed again, only later to recant once again. In 1991, after he was exposed as a vicious serial killer, Jeffery Dahmer was considered a strong suspect in the case, because in 1981 he lived in Miami Beach, Florida a short distance from the now defunct Hollywood Mall. There are also several witnesses who to this day swear they saw him at the Hollywood Mall on July 27, 1981. After a "thorough" review of the case, The HPD concluded it was Ottis Toole who was responsible. See more »

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This wasn't one of the best TV movies ever
19 March 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It was THE best TV movie ever. You would think after making this movie, parents would be more cautious of the wear abouts of their kids. But you still hear about so many child abduction cases throughout the USA. I think every police station or places that post missing children notices in the country should have a picture of Adam on their missing child wall. I don't think that there will be a greater TV movie made better than this. Good acting and a great history of what happened to ADAM. I still cry at the end with the funeral services. A definite A+ movie. I can't believe this movie is 21 years old now. I was 4 years old when this came out. I first saw this movie when I was 6 and still have the movie.


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