MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,038 this week

Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  22 October 1989 (USA)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 139 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 1 critic

A police officer and his wife are shocked to find that molestation has been going on at the neighborhood day care. They're devastated when they find that their own son might be a victim too. Should they have known, should they have seen?

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 718 titles
created 24 Jan 2012
 
a list of 2344 titles
created 25 Jul 2012
 
a list of 8786 titles
created 08 Sep 2013
 
a list of 298 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 40 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Do You Know the Muffin Man? (TV Movie 1989)

Do You Know the Muffin Man? (TV Movie 1989) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Do You Know the Muffin Man?.
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Untamed Love (TV Movie 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A badly abused girl of 7 is saved from having to be admitted to an institution by a dedicated Special Education teacher whose class she's been placed in until there is an opening in the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Aaron
Stars: Cathy Lee Crosby, John Getz, Gary Frank
Don't Look Behind You (TV Movie 1999)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Thriller about a family thrust into the Federal Witness Relocation program that fails, in deadly ways, to protect them.

Director: David Winning
Stars: Patrick Duffy, Pam Dawber, Dominic Raacke
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An attorney, upon handling an incest case, learns that she was an incest victim by her father from the age of five months to five years. Through therapy, she arranges to confront her father... See full summary »

Director: Bill Corcoran
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Kate Nelligan, Shirley Douglas
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An 11 year old girl (Vanessa King) accuses her father (Art Hindle) of incest.

Director: Jorge Montesi
Stars: Art Hindle, Rosemary Dunsmore, Susan Hogan
When Andrew Came Home (TV Movie 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years ... See full summary »

Director: Artie Mandelberg
Stars: Park Overall, Jason Beghe, Seth Adkins
Lily in Winter (TV Movie 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Delbert Mann
Stars: Natalie Cole, Brian Bonsall, Marla Gibbs
Web of Deception (TV Movie 1994)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A forensic psychatrist of the Police Department falls for a fatal attraction that threatens to terminate his marriage, his career and his life.

Director: Richard A. Colla
Stars: Powers Boothe, Pam Dawber, Lisa Collins
Mikey (1992)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Although Mikey is just a little boy, he is capable of anything.... Every family Mikey lives with has a series of unexplained "accidents" and hence he's moved from home to home. After his ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Dimster
Stars: Brian Bonsall, Josie Bissett, Ashley Laurence
Child of Rage (TV Movie 1992)
Biography | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A priest and his wife adopt a brother and sister, but the girl has terrible outbursts of rage. They get her in treatment and try to find out the reason for this.

Director: Larry Peerce
Stars: Mel Harris, Dwight Schultz, Ashley Peldon
Adam (TV Movie 1983)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After their child is abducted, John and Reve Walsh are trying to find him. But, shortly after that, Adam is found dead.

Director: Michael Tuchner
Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, JoBeth Williams, Martha Scott
A Child's Cry for Help (TV Movie 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A recently widowed doctor moves with her daughter to start at a new hospital. While there a loving mother brings her son in for treatment. The doctor suspects that there is something wrong,... See full summary »

Director: Sandor Stern
Stars: Veronica Hamel, Pam Dawber, Daniel Hugh Kelly
The Face of Fear (TV Movie 1990)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A killer traps an unarmed police detective and her husband, a former mountaineer with psychic powers, in a Manhattan office building.

Director: Farhad Mann
Stars: Pam Dawber, Lee Horsley, Walter Addison
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Kendra Dollison
...
Roger Dollison
...
Sandy Dollison
...
Teddy Dollison
Matthew Laurance ...
Marvin Bernstein
...
Stephen Pugliotti
...
Mavis Richardson
Bruce Fairbairn
Graham Jarvis ...
Judge Allen
Ruth de Sosa
Natalie West
D. Franki Horner
Janet Eilber
Edit

Storyline

Roger Dollison, a police officer, and his wife Kendra are living the American dream. They have two children, Teddy and Sandy, a lovely home, and a dog named Rex. What they know and how they live as a family is irreparably changed one day when it is discovered that a classmate of Teddys' is the apparent victim of sexual abuse and molestation at the respected neighborhood daycare center. Like all other parents, the Dollisons are tormented - "we should have known, we should have seen" - but their devastation is complete when Teddy tells his own story, one he promised his abusers he would never tell. Written by Anonymous / edited by TrivWhiz

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A Police Officer's Family Is Torn Apart When Their Child Is Abused. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hombre de los caramelos  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
not quality at all.
5 August 2002 | by (here and now) – See all my reviews

This movie was terrible. It was so very terrible.

Most annoying was the way the trial was conducted. The defense attorney is allowed to ramble on and on when questioning a witness without the prosecution making any objections. He attacks the children brought to give testimony with cruel ferociousness and repeatedly yells at them that they're lying. These just aren't things that they subject children who have been sexually abused to. The trial is silly and it ruins the whole movie...(Law & Order has spoiled me for courtroom accuracy-ness).


4 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?