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

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  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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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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response on the comment A Cry for stupidity: the Tracey dumb-ass story"
30 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would like to comment on the person who wrote that. I don't think you watched the movie at all. Because if you did, you would have realized that she did try to get away from the man and get help but the police wouldn't help her. Thats what the whole movie is about. Also, if you have not been in that kind of situation, you need to shut your mouth, because believe it or not, it is harder to get away from someone like that than you think. I, personally have not been in that situation but my mother has so i have lived it. If you really love someone, its easy to believe they will change. you say, but how can you love someone like that. well, they don't start beating you right off hand, they wait till they know they've got you then start. thank you for your time


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