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Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (1991)

TV Movie  -  M  -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  24 September 1991 (USA)
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Pamela Smart knows exactly what she wants and is willing to do anything to get it. She is fed up with teaching, and her marriage offers little excitement. Looking for a way out she applies ... See full summary »

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Pamela Smart
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William Flynn
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Mark Sisti
Riff Regan ...
Cecelia Pierce
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Greg Smart
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Paul Maggioto
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Bill Smart
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Judy Smart
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Pete Randall
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Raymond Fowler (as Christopher Jaymes)
Robert Priester ...
J.R. (as Rob Priester)
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Detective #1
J. Michael Hunter ...
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Ralph Welch (as Sean Bridges)
Marilyn Carter ...
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Pamela Smart knows exactly what she wants and is willing to do anything to get it. She is fed up with teaching, and her marriage offers little excitement. Looking for a way out she applies for a job at a local TV station. When her dreams of fame are dashed by rejection, she seduces 15-year-old Billy, one of her students. Pam challenges Billy to prove his love for her by getting rid of her husband. The stakes heat up with a huge insurance policy on her husband's life. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Their sex games have no boundaries.

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24 September 1991 (USA)  »

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Pamela Smart: What was all that talk about Greg being a bastard and you loving me? Did you say all that just so you could get into my pants one more time?
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Ho-Hum, ZZZZZ
17 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although I really do appreciate Helen Hunt as an actress in other films, I feel that she was a wrong choice for playing the part of Pamela Smart in this picture. Hunt is too soft for this role which one can see by watching Pamela Smart on the television show 'American Justice'. Also, the movie didn't go by all the facts, even though these things were small in nature - for example, Billy Flynn was not a blond guy, he has brown hair and certain things in the film were altered from the true facts that were reported on national television when Pamela Smart was on trial for the murder of her husband, Greg Smart. I think a lot of trouble with the picture had to do with the script - there just wasn't enough passion (not in the love sense, necessarily) in any of the scenes like when Smart (Hunt) is talking to Flynn (Chad Allen) about killing her husband, etc. They might as well have been talking about going and getting a cup of coffee or planning on going on a picnic together. I was thoroughly disappointed in this film and therefore rated it a 1 out of 10 because it didn't have any suspense about it at all and the acting was terrible as well.


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