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

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  2 October 1989 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Tracey Thurman
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Buck Thurman
Graham Jarvis ...
Officer Danziger
Yvette Heyden ...
Judy Bentley
Terri Hanauer ...
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: You know I really believe there's a part of him that loves me, but it's like he's two people inside. Sometimes he can be really sweet.
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A cry for help
22 March 2000 | by (Las Vegas, NV) – See all my reviews

When I saw this movie on Monday (3-20-00) I couldn't believe what some people do. It was a very sad movie! I don't want to say to much about it just in case someone is reading this and hasn't seen it yet. But who ever has seen this...people can be disgusting (not everyone). This movie made me extremely mad and the situation should have been handled differently. Anyone that has seen this movie before knows what I am talking about. I usually talk to the movie as if the people are hearing me, but I have never yelled so much at the television as much as I did that Monday. I really do hope that that guy burns in hell. Excuse me but I can't help but feel anger towards people and their sick ways like that. Thank you for reading please let me know how you feel on this movie and what had happened.


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