MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,399 this week

Abandoned and Deceived (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  20 March 1995 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 209 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

The film is the story of woman who is denied the pensions for her children by her ex-husband. Therefore she has to fight for her rights by appealing the courts of justice and the ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 107 titles
created 09 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 719 titles
created 24 Jan 2012
 
a list of 673 titles
created 13 Feb 2012
 
a list of 575 titles
created 15 Sep 2012
 
a list of 2637 titles
created 27 Sep 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Abandoned and Deceived (TV Movie 1995)

Abandoned and Deceived (TV Movie 1995) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Abandoned and Deceived.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Meet My Mom (TV Movie 2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey Frost
Stars: Lori Loughlin, Johnny Messner, Stefanie Powers
Doing Time on Maple Drive (TV Movie 1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Absent father, alcoholic brother Tim try to cope with life.

Director: Ken Olin
Stars: James Sikking, Bibi Besch, William McNamara
A Family Torn Apart (TV Movie 1993)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A teenage boy finds his mother and father murdered in their home but as the story goes on he reveals he knows more than he is letting on.

Director: Craig R. Baxley
Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Johnny Galecki, Linda Kelsey
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A mom and her 10 year son motor around the country as she makes ends meet by turning tricks until her car breaks down. She then temporarily takes up with a hardware store owner until she ... See full summary »

Director: Bette Gordon
Stars: Deborah Kara Unger, Terry Kinney, Eric Lloyd
Critical Mass (2001)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Jeffers works security at a nuclear power plant. The plant is being decommissioned, and a politician is touring the plant and videotaping his comments regarding the closing. A terrorist ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Treat Williams, Lori Loughlin, Udo Kier
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches. But her keen eye for finding ... See full summary »

Director: Peter DeLuise
Stars: Lori Loughlin, Sarah Strange, Steve Bacic
A Mother's Revenge (TV Movie 1993)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A girl is beaten and raped by someone from the school, but he doesn't go to prison because there is no proof about it. Now, the girl's mother tries to reveal the truth...

Director: Armand Mastroianni
Stars: Lesley Ann Warren, Bruce Davison, Shirley Knight
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Winston Connelly wakes up in the middle of the night in an alley with no idea of how he got there. Nor does he know where in Los Angeles he is or why he is wearing a beat-up tuxedo. Through... See full summary »

Director: Thom Eberhardt
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Lori Loughlin, Theresa Saldana
Eastwick (TV Movie 2002)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Michael M. Robin
Stars: Marcia Cross, Kelly Rutherford, Lori Loughlin
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Former marine and cop Jeff Erickson starts a new life after meeting his dream girl, Jill, running a bookshop, until they decide to become the modern Bonnie and Clyde. Learning on the job ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Lowry
Stars: Lori Loughlin, Bruce Campbell, Brad Sullivan
North Beach and Rawhide (TV Movie 1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

"Boys Town" drama about a man named Rawhide MacGregor, a one-time ex-convict who runs a cattle ranch as a correctional facility for urban juvenile delinquents where he tries through a ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Falk
Stars: William Shatner, Tate Donovan, James Olson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Dave Thomas
Stars: Dave Thomas, Lisa Dalton, Dave Coulier
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Gerri Jensen
...
Doug
Farrah Forke ...
Sarah
...
Matthew
...
Iris
...
Judge
Anthony Tyler Quinn
Amy Steel
Tyler Cole Malinger ...
(as Tyler Malinger)
Victoria Haas
Edit

Storyline

The film is the story of woman who is denied the pensions for her children by her ex-husband. Therefore she has to fight for her rights by appealing the courts of justice and the bureaucracy of the state. Written by Volker Boehm

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

docudrama | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 March 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A.C.E.S.: The Geraldine Jensen Story  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good Little Issues Movie
14 October 2001 | by (Tampa, Florida) – See all my reviews

I like Lori Loughlin in this picture, which is quality work with no frills. She plays a tough little divorcee named Gerri Jensen whose dirtbag ex-husband refuses to pay child-support for their two adorable young sons & who has to deal with a petty bureaucrat with issues of his own. Even her former in-laws treat her like trash, only willing to be good to their grandkids. After discovering how little help she's getting from her welfare counselor, Jensen puts an ad in the paper asking other women who've been dealt with unfairly by the man and several show up. They begin a crusade to get their kids what is owed them and put self-centered men in their place. This is the kind of story Barbara Stanwyck might have played with a bit more spunk in the old days, but Loughlin plays it realistically, right down to the "but I don't want to be a martyr" attitude that comes with social crusading. I love the way she runs to the phone to keep her son from hearing the filth she was faced with (and kept a whistle handy to blow into the mouthpiece) on a daily basis from disgruntled deadbeat dads. A good one to rent out on Mother's Day.


8 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Not too bad chris2002-2
Gerri's sons kurttoy
Discuss Abandoned and Deceived (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?