A Matter of Justice (1993)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  7 November 1993 (USA)
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True story about the mother of a murder victim seeking to bring her son's widow to justice and gain custody of her granddaughter.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Brown
Jack Brown
Rocky Jackson
Vince Grella
T. Max Graham ...
Harry Amblin
(as Charles Dutton)
Lynette Walden ...
Robin Burrows ...
Larry Greer ...
Lt. Alexander
Roger Nolan ...
Captain Lorenz
Kyla Pratt ...


A naive young soldier shocks his family when he returns home on leave accompanied by a worldly older woman whom he introduces as his wife. The young man's mother strongly disapproves of the relationship, and urges him to seek a divorce, but he is blinded by love. The marriage fails, but the young man is brutally murdered before the divorce is final. Convinced of his wife's guilt, his mother embarks on a one-woman crusade to bring her to justice. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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7 November 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Final Justice  »

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1.33 : 1
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Terrah Christine Brown, born November 6, 1980 in Hawaii, has spend much of her life in the criminal justice system. See more »

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27 January 2002 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

I just finished watching this movie on Lifetime. I must have seen it 15 or 20 times, but it is truly one of those movies that seems to get better each time. Patty Duke, and the program itself, were not only robbed of Emmys, but also of nominations. It is an ongoing injustice with the TV Academy. A miracle of some sorts was made with this movie. It was produced in the middle of the true crime tv-movie phase, where one movie looked like another, but this one stands apart on its own.

If you are a fan of Ms. Duke's or of real gutsy characters, check this one out!

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