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A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama | TV Movie 2 October 1989
Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Tracey Thurman
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Buck Thurman
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Officer Danziger
Yvette Heyden ...
Judy Bentley
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Cheryl
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Judge Blumenfeld
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Nagel
David Ciminello ...
Rick
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Tracey's Mother
Seth Isler ...
Lewis
Burton Collins
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Burton Weinstein
Paul Comi ...
Officer Dempsey
Joe George ...
Captain Kyker
Redman Gleeson ...
Officer Bray
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Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and slashes her throat in front of police, she sues the city and the police department for failing to protect her. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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2 October 1989 (USA)  »

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Under the Law: The Tracey Thurman Story  »

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Tracey Thurman: [On phone with Police] You know what the problem is, he's threatening to kill me! Look, I have a restraining order against him, and I want him picked up. Please hurry.
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Unbelievable.
17 February 2002 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I saw the movie today and I thought it was a great movie--incredible.Nancy McKeon did a great job acting out the part.It is so realistic that I almost forgot it was a movie! This is an inspiring movie for women and men both.I recommend it to everybody.


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