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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Beck
Barbara McKee (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Chappy Beck
Caroline Beck
Lt. Hugo
Anita Parrish
Mark Dickison ...
Eric Gibbs
Jason Bernard ...
Sgt. Wally Rydell
Dr. Greenberg
James Goodwin Rice ...
Jonas Marlowe ...
Gregory Wagrowski ...


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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Deadly Justice  »

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Richard Beck: Will she go through the mug books?
Barbara McKee: Eventually, just give her some time.
Richard Beck: How much?
Barbara McKee: Depends, a couple weeks, a month, some women can never look at the guy who attacked them.
Richard Beck: Wait a minute, you're telling me we might catch the guy and she won't even ID him?
Barbara McKee: I'm telling you she's terrified!
Richard Beck: You know I don't understand you people. First you scream at us because you want action and then when we give it to you, you don't want it anymore.
Barbara McKee: Well it may be action to you, but it's a nightmare to her. She's...
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Feminist Wet Dream
8 October 2002 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

A tv movie with Richard Crenna,playing a hard nosed cop who,supposedly,gets raped by two men and goes through all the drama of the after effects of the rape.

Feminist wet dream of putting a tough masculine straight man in the position of a woman when handling the emotional and psycological problems brought upon them by a rape.

You know a man can go through the same thing a woman can go through when they are met by any kind of violent crime,being shot,getting carjacked,being robbed at gun point,getting mugged,it is always hard on the victim no matter who it is.

The Rape Of Richard Beck wants people to see men get their just deserts by having a man get raped and having this man seen as a representation of the rough masculine type who would be seen as the last person expected to suffer through a crime like this.

Rape is seen as the female victim's violent crime and for a man to suffer through rape's humilation is the type of show liberal feminist Hollywood want to see in and want to present to the general public at large.

Rape is hard on its'victims.Including the relatives and family members and friends of the victims,most of whom are men.The Rape Of Richard Beck is a typical example of pure tainted Hollywood liberal rot sending a terrible message to a gullible public.

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