Deadly Whispers (1995)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Mystery, Thriller  |  10 May 1995 (USA)
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When Kathy Acton is found dead, her parents, Tom and Carol, swear they will find her assailant. But as the investigation gets under way, it appears that the only remaining suspect is the ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Acton
Carol Acton
Det. Jackson
Kathy Acton
Sean Haberle ...
Susan Banks
Tom's Father
Michael P. McCarthy ...
Peter Acton
Crystal Acton
Attorney Clarence Brandon
Maureen McVerry ...
Dr. Miller
Kevin Mason ...
Tom at Thirteen
Michael M. Foley ...
Officer with Social Worker
Fred D. Coleman ...
Forensic Officer


When Kathy Acton is found dead, her parents, Tom and Carol, swear they will find her assailant. But as the investigation gets under way, it appears that the only remaining suspect is the girl's father. Carol is torn between the love for her husband and the story the police tells. Written by Lars Skogan

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10 May 1995 (USA)  »

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During the opening scene, we see Carol making breakfast. As she sets down the milk carton, it tips back & forth. Then she bumps it & it almost falls over, revealing it to be an empty prop. See more »


Carol Acton: I don't know who killed Kathy. I'm just trying to tell you that I don't have a husband anymore, and I can't support the family I've got left. I can't even see them! Now when do I get my kids back?
Attorney Clarence Brandon: [sternly] Until it is proven that you yourself had nothing to do with either your daughter's murder or ANY abuse that might be found, social services won't have anything to do with...
Carol Acton: [shocked] They think I was involved?
[after a long pause]
Carol Acton: [sadly] Maybe I was. Maybe I was. I was supposed to keep my kids...
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Not as bad as some seem to think.
16 March 2003 | by (Miami, Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

The first thing that struck me about this film is that (as far as I know) there are no Italian hill people and not many Italian southerners. The incongruity of Tony Danza with a southern accent made it hard to suspend disbelief long enough to get involved in the story line. Perhaps this was part of the reason the first commenter on this film found it "The funniest bad TV movie ever."

It didn't seem to be quite that bad, in my view. Except for Tony Danza's ethnicity, the casting seemed excellent. The actors playing his father and daughter actually looked as if they could be his father and daughter (something one doesn't always find), and the action moved well enough to keep some members of my family riveted to the screen. As a person with many northern relatives and many southern relatives, I thought his accent to be pretty well done. On the whole, not that bad a movie, and it didn't seem to me to have a funny moment in it.

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