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Cruel Doubt (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  17 May 1992 (USA)
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A college student and two friends are accused of murdering one's stepfather and injuring his mother whom refuses to believe her son had anything to do with the attack.

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In 1988, North Carolina college student Chris Pritchard is arrested, along with two of his friends, for the murder of Chris' stepfather and brutal beating of his mother. Chris's mother, Bonnie, refuses to believe that Chris had anything to do with the murder, despite mounting evidence about Chris' debauched lifestyle of drugs and video games. Written by Matt Patay

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The perpetrators are supposed to be fanatical Dungeons & Dragons players, yet their books and dice are like new rather than worn with play - and the dice set one character plays with is incomplete. See more »

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Version of Honor Thy Mother (1992) See more »

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14 September 2000 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

Is this supposed to be a parody of truth? That's the biggest problem with docudramas, you don't know when you're supposed to laugh/cry or whether the producers are taking major liberties with the facts. Did the writers and producers of this do any real research about the topic at hand? This is a one sided show that does nothing but fuel the current paranoia about roleplaying games. Resist your urge to follow the herd and take what this movie is selling only with a grain of salt, perhaps a large salt lick like the kind I remember my Grandpa provided for his horses.


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