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Nightmare in Columbia County (1991)

The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's.

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Sheriff Jim Metts
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Dawn Elizabeth Smith (as Jeri Lynn Ryan)
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Shari Smith
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Asst. Sheriff McCarty
Linda Pierce ...
Hilda Smith
J. Don Ferguson ...
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Larry Gene Bell (as Butch Slade)
Joyce Leigh Bowden ...
Carol Metts (as Joyce Bowden)
Stephen Preusse ...
SLED Officer
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Scanlon
Michael Flippo ...
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Chuck Kinlaw ...
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Man at Depot (as Mark Miller)
Alan Sader ...
Prosecutor
Don Tilley ...
Man at Door
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The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's.

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10 December 1991 (USA)  »

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On April 27, 2015, ex- Sheriff James R. Metts was sentenced to 1 year plus 1 day in Federal Prison after he was convicted of accepting bribes to house illegal aliens who worked at a co-conspirator's business. See more »

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Bio of Christian singer/beauty queen who lost sister to cruel killer
24 February 1999 | by (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Kitsch of the worst kind. They don't make 'em like this anymore.

Bad acting by virtually the whole cast. Typically your now-i-am-gonna- play-someone-angry-just-watch-me kind of acting.

Highly predictable. If you cannot predict the movie's end, you are either dead or have fallen asleep.

Beauty of the lead actress is corrupted by her overacting. Overacting is not sexy but repulsive. An overacting woman is usually on the verge of depression and marriage dissolution.

Cannot be saved by William - Marathon Man - Devane's method acting too. The man can act so why doesn't he?


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