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The Rape of Richard Beck (1985)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  27 May 1985 (USA)
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Cop Beck (Crenna) thinks rape victims "bring it upon themselves" to be raped but has a mind-changing experience when he himself is raped by a couple of white trash felons, one of whom ... See full summary »

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Richard Beck
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Barbara McKee (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
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Chappy Beck
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Caroline Beck
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Lt. Hugo
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Anita Parrish
Mark Dickison ...
Eric Gibbs
Jason Bernard ...
Sgt. Wally Rydell
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Blastig
Nicholas Worth ...
Ray
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Sonny
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Dr. Greenberg
James Goodwin Rice ...
Weatherspoon
Jonas Marlowe ...
Joey
Gregory Wagrowski ...
Bozer
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Cop Beck (Crenna) thinks rape victims "bring it upon themselves" to be raped but has a mind-changing experience when he himself is raped by a couple of white trash felons, one of whom actually says he's going to make him "squeal like pig". Written by Ringo

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Sgt. Wally Rydell: Come on Beck, tell us the truth.
Richard Beck: It is the truth.
Sgt. Wally Rydell: You make me sick, Beck, you stink up the place, you and your safaris and all this cowboy crap. You got just what you deserved. You been ASKING for it.
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Very Powerful
25 February 2002 | by (texas) – See all my reviews

A movie about rape with a shocking twist ,This time a straight man gets sodomized by the criminals he's after ,Richard Crenna gives a powerful and tender performance as a macho cop who thinks he's all that and ends up being violated sexually by two sadistic criminals in an alley.

This is a tale that in reality I'm sure has happened to men but you never hear about it ,Usually its women who are raped and its public knowledge but for a man to get raped is so much more a violation to me.

To see a man like Richard Crenna go through the humiliation of rape was powerful and gripping. His emotional journey and the fact that he has been violated in such a terrible way is shocking.After he is raped ,he becomes more aware of his emotions and his sensitivities as a man and his machoness a front to cover his tender side . All in all a good movie that shows you a dark side of people we rarely hear about whether your gay or straight ,you should watch this movie . Strong performances by all.


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