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In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (1994)

After a very messy divorce, a man starts suspecting his ex-wife and her new boyfriend of various crimes.

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Susie Lynch
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Fritz Klenner
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Tom Lynch
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Florence Newsom
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Kathy
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Bob Newsom
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Annie Klenner
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Delores Lynch
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Dan Donaldson
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Dr. Frederick Klenner
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Nanna Newsom
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Justice Susie Sharp
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Brian Butler
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Ian Perkins
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Jamie Leary
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After a very messy divorce, a man starts suspecting his ex-wife and her new boyfriend of various crimes.

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16 January 1994 (USA)  »

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Great movie for the real life serial killer movie buffs
5 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

Pay no attention to the other post saying this movie sucks, because it doesn't. This movie is based on a true story, that I as well as everyone that live around this area either grew up hearing about or lived through. Sometimes true stories may not present the rosiest of pictures, and this movie most certainly is far from rosy. Most of the movie is true, and follows along with the book written by a local author named Jerry Bledsoe, however somethings have been changed and made more Hollywood. If you are looking for a love story like Gone with the Wind, you're looking in the wrong place. If you are looking for a historical movie about a real life serial killer from Reidsville North Carolina, then this is the movie for you.


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