Dead by Sunset (1995)

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A doctor meets a handsome, successful man and soon marries him--unaware that he cheated on his first wife, raped her, abused and tortured his children, and when his wife was about to leave him, murdered her.

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 Brad Cunningham (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Sara Gordon (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Cheryl Keeton Cunningham (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Mike Shinn (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Susan Keeton (2 episodes, 1995)
Titan Crawford ...
 Jesse Cunningham (2 episodes, 1995)
Cody Crawford ...
 Michael Cunningham (2 episodes, 1995)
Clay Malensek ...
 Phillip Cunningham (Age 3) (2 episodes, 1995)
Irene Cagen ...
 Ethel (2 episodes, 1995)
Joe Ivy ...
 B. Blayton (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Lauren (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Betty Troseth (2 episodes, 1995)
Geof Prysirr ...
 Lowry (2 episodes, 1995)
Burl Ross ...
 J. Dale (2 episodes, 1995)
Dana Williams ...
 Gini (2 episodes, 1995)
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A doctor meets a handsome, successful man and soon marries him--unaware that he cheated on his first wife, raped her, abused and tortured his children, and when his wife was about to leave him, murdered her.

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19 November 1995 (USA)  »

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After Brad kills Cheryl in her car and sends it flying down the highway, the headlights turn off and on between shots. See more »

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A Very Powerful True Story, But SAD!!!
17 March 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film portrays a sick young man who was abused as a child and grew up hating the mother image, he would marry women only to eventually torture and did everything evil he could to make their lives a daily living Hell. He tired to poison his children's minds against their mother and this went on from one wife to another. Ken Olin(Brad Cunningham),"' Till There Was You",'97, did an outstanding acting performance and Annette O'Toole was a great supporting actor through out the entire film. Ken Olin had a very high I.Q. but it seemed all this knowledge was directed toward being Evil and Hateful! Olin even defended himself in a court of law like other well known killers! I did notice that the music in some scenes where there was some romance goings on in a shower, the music sounded very much like "BODY HEAT", with a sexy trumpet player going wild! If you ever see signs like this in your marriage, run for the back door and keep RUNNING!


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