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Murder One (1988)

R  |   |  Drama  |  23 September 1988 (USA)
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Billy Isaacs
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Carl Isaacs
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Wayne Coleman
Errol Slue ...
George Dungee
Susan Bayliss ...
Mary
Warren Van Evera ...
Ned
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Jerry
David MacKay ...
Jimmy
John Fox ...
Aubrey
John Lefebvre ...
Shuggie (as John LeFebvre)
Peter Faussett ...
Richard
Tracy Brett ...
Cheri
Kirsten Kieferle ...
Lori
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Angel
Kim Bourne ...
Sylvia
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This crime drama is based on the true story of Billy Isaacs who with his brothers killed a family of six... See full synopsis »

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Written by Willie Nelson
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Published by BMI
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15 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i have yet to see the movie, but i must reply to some of the previous comments. the people portrayed in the movie are my family. and as for "needless violence"-these people were needlessly murdered. Mary was forced to watch her family die. she was raped. she was lead to believe she was being let go and then shot in the back. i don't know how the movie goes, i don't know how the book goes. but i know they were all brutally murdered and i can guarantee you all that if those bastards ever escape jail again, they will be murdered themselves... people are still extremely upset about what happened and believe that justice has not been served...


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