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Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  23 February 1993 (USA)
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The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police find his wife Helen and their three children slain in their house - obviously by John... See full summary »

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Helen List
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Eleanor List
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Jean Syfert
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Gene Syfert
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Wanda
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Alma List
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Michael Linder
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Dennis
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Barney McFadden ...
Reverend Barbour
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Patty List
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Pete DiCicco
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The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police find his wife Helen and their three children slain in their house - obviously by John, who left two letters for the police and his priest and disappeared. Chief Richland is disgusted by the murders and starts an intensive investigation. In flashbacks we learn about the history of the disaster. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Deliver Them from Evil: The John List Story  »

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Carroll Baker, who plays John List's mother is less than two years older than Robert Blake who plays her son. See more »

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[Saying grace with her husband and his authoritative mother]
Helen List: The recipe may not be yours, but the food is.
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A Twisted God
12 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

John List was so apparently confused as to the will of God. Robert Blake did an awesome job of performing this twisted man. Awesome movie I suggest anyone interested in true life crimes to watch this one. One can only imagine the horrors that John List must have seen when he closed his eyes at night. His mother was in my opinion, the main reason John List was the way he was. She taught him some very odd lessons in life. His defense was "Guilty: Due to a twisted religious belief." Or words to that affect. I found is particularly curious that when confronted Robert Clark confessed he was John List. I didn't really expect that, but at the same time, I guess it does make sense since he was so concerned with sin.


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