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Nightmare in Columbia County (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  10 December 1991 (USA)
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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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Sheriff Jim Metts
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Dawn Elizabeth Smith (as Jeri Lynn Ryan)
Michele Abrams ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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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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This film is based on the crimes of Larry Gene Bell. See more »

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12 November 2002 | by (Lexington, South Carolina) – See all my reviews

I am from Lexington South Carolina where this story takes place. The movie is inaccurate by calling it Columbia County because it is not Columbia County it is Lexington County.. Columbia is just the largest city near by. This movie is a true story.. and its funny because it almost happened 20 years ago and it still is talked about and known today.. Kinda scary how things can be shaken up in a small town.


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