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Billionaire Boys Club (1987)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller  -  8 November 1987 (USA)
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Depicts an authentic case: Ron Levin, a wealthy businessman has disappeared. No body is found, but there was a list with instructions in his house - a recipe for murder. It's author is the ... See full summary »

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Joe Hunt
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Chris Fairmont, Jr.
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Dean Karny
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Brad Sedgwick
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Todd Melbourne
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Frank Booker
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Bob Holmby
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Leonard Porter
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Amy Whitehall
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Ron Levin
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Depicts an authentic case: Ron Levin, a wealthy businessman has disappeared. No body is found, but there was a list with instructions in his house - a recipe for murder. It's author is the defendant. The successful young business man had formed a team of prestigious former fellow students for an risky project which should make them all rich. His partners claim they didn't know about the means. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Beverly Hills Boys Club  »

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According to crime author Rachel Pergament, this is the movie that brothers Eric and Lyle Menendez were watching on TV when they conceived the idea of murdering their father, producer and entrepreneur Jose Menendez, and their mother, Kitty Menendez. As with their crime, central figure Joe Hunt was convicted of killing the father of one of his business associates, and, like the Menendez brothers, he was ultimately sentenced to life without parole. See more »

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Hunt says he eschews alcohol, coffee, and drugs to stay sharp, intimating that they all should, yet in a subsequent scene at a restaurant, he says it's important to know a wine list. See more »

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Referenced in DuckTales: The Billionaire Beagle Boys Club (1989) See more »

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Such a true-to-life movie...
7 September 2001 | by (The grand ole' US of A) – See all my reviews

This was a great movie. So, maybe it was a little long, but it had to be. There was so much information that this movie gave us; the true story, from Dean Carny's, Holmby's, and the Fairmount's points of view, and the happenings. Wow! I watched a documentary on the real Billionaire Boys Club, and it was surprising how close the mini-series actually was. Incredible performances by Judd Nelson and Brian McNamera. All around great court movie....*+*Anna*+*


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