6.5/10
161
3 user 1 critic

Escape from Terror: The Teresa Stamper Story (1995)

Teresa Walden-Stamper is happily married to her husband Paul Stamper and together they have one daughter Katie Stamper. The marriage seems happy until Paul starts abusing Teresa and becomes... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

If Someone Had Known (TV Movie 1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A young wife and mother is abused by her husband and keeps the secret from her friends and family.

Director: Eric Laneuville
Stars: Kellie Martin, Kevin Dobson, Linda Kelsey
Stolen Innocence (TV Movie 1995)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Stacy, a rebellious teenager, leaves home for the freedom and adventure of life on the road away from her parents. Afraid and alone, she is befriended by Richard, a handsome ex-con ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Norton
Stars: Tracey Gold, Thomas Calabro, Bess Armstrong
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A pregnant doctor's life is made hell by the deranged patient to whom she gave a hysterectomy, without the patient's consent.

Director: George Kaczender
Stars: Delta Burke, Beth Broderick, Garwin Sanford
A Matter of Justice (TV Movie 1993)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

True story about the mother of a murder victim seeking to bring her son's widow to justice and gain custody of her granddaughter.

Director: Michael Switzer
Stars: Patty Duke, Martin Sheen, Alexandra Powers
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

While her husband is away, Jessica Rayner is attacked by a rapist/killer in her own home. The police seem clueless, and the assaults continue in the Rayner family's neighbourhood. Jessica ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Shaw
Stars: Joanna Kerns, Tony Denison, Peter MacNeill
A Friend to Die For (TV Movie 1994)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When popular and beautiful cheerleader Stacey is stabbed to death, who could have done it? It could have been asocial Goth girl Monica, it could've been angst-ridden Jill - or maybe it was the plain girl nobody suspected.

Director: William A. Graham
Stars: Kellie Martin, Tori Spelling, James Avery
Twisted Desire (TV Movie 1996)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A teenage girl convinces a young, love-struck ex-con that the only way they can be together is to do away with her domineering parents. Based on actual events.

Director: Craig R. Baxley
Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Daniel Baldwin, Jeremy Jordan
Murder of Innocence (TV Movie 1993)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Newlywed Laurie Wade finds her marriage, and eventually the rest of her life, shattered by her deep-rooted psychotic behavior. She goes from brief "short-circuits" to overtly murderous ... See full summary »

Director: Tom McLoughlin
Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Stephen Caffrey, Graham Beckel
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Donna Yaklich meets Dennis the policeman and thinks she might have found a good relationship. But Dennis is obsessed with weight-lifting and uses steroids, which make him aggressive and ... See full summary »

Director: Armand Mastroianni
Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Brad Johnson, Hilary Swank
Every Mother's Worst Fear (TV Movie 1998)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Real-life mother and daughter Cheryl and Jordan Ladd star in this cautionary tale of cyberspace, kidnapping and the dangers of chat rooms.

Director: Bill Norton
Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Jordan Ladd, Robert Wisden
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Unwitting woman marries a psychopathic serial killer.

Director: John Power
Stars: John Stamos, Cynthia Gibb, David Faustino
In My Daughter's Name (TV Movie 1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Laura Elias's daughter is raped and murdered by Peter Lipton. With the support of Peter's affluential parents he pleads "guilty due to insanity". The jury acquits him because of insanity. ... See full summary »

Director: Jud Taylor
Stars: Donna Mills, John Getz, John Rubinstein
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Paul Stamper
...
Teresa Walden Stamper
...
Sheriff Bill Douglass
...
Chris Butler
...
Charlie (as Steven Hartley)
...
Wanda Walden
Phillip A. Luna ...
Martinez
Annette Marin ...
Agent Hynde
...
Kansas Trooper
...
Teresa's Attorney
Stanley M. Fisher ...
Judge
Pat Mahoney ...
Luke Burnham
Caitlin Flynn ...
Jennifer
Edit

Storyline

Teresa Walden-Stamper is happily married to her husband Paul Stamper and together they have one daughter Katie Stamper. The marriage seems happy until Paul starts abusing Teresa and becomes obsessed with her. Teresa divorces Paul and gets a restraining order against him but this doesn't stop Paul and he kidnaps Teresa and shoots her boyfriend Chris Butler. Paul is later caught by the police and is taken to jail but later escapes from jail and Teresa knows that now she must protect herself and her daughter and that they're in real danger. Based on a story from Unsolved Mysteries. Written by Jonathan

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 January 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Crimes of Passion: Escape from Terror - The Teresa Stamper Story  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

(title theme)
Written and Performed by Cactus Jack
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
gritty and refreshingly realistic
15 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really felt that I had "seen" the inside of a person who was uncontrollably violent...especially to those closest to him.

Anyone who was "on the cusp" of feeling/acting as Paul Stamper did would be almost forced to notice the danger signs within him/her self.

I for one, am glad that the producer didn't put a "politically correct", childish warning or disclaimer in the show....it would have no effect on other violent people and personally, I don't need their moralizing or warnings.....realism speaks a thousand times more effectively than blatant warnings.

It was really nice to see Cindy Williams. She is aging gracefully & showing her talent depth.

Only one upsetting fact bothered me.....these people, victim's and perpetrator, were young....35 years?....This dangerous man will be out in far less than that, and the victim's will undoubtedly go through their fear...all over again.


4 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?