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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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Eric Fairmont
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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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Masud Nabodi
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Toby Kabek
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Oscar Ristelli
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Leonard Porter
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Amy Whitehall
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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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Based on the true story of the Billionare Boys Club which formed in 1983. 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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One of the best TV movies.
4 January 2000 | by (Newport Beach, California) – See all my reviews

This is a well told, mesmerizing true life docudrama. Even if you know how the story goes, it is told in such an interesting and exciting manner. Judd Nelson is terrific as Joe Hunt, making you believe that he is a good person even if the facts suggest otherwise. He says at one point that "all he ever wanted to do was make money, for everybody." Nelson received a Golden Globe nomination as did McNamara, who plays the baby faced narrator and most sympathetic character. Ron Silver does a great job in the small but critical Ron Levin role. I recommend the film for fans of courtroom dramas and murder mysteries.


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