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Skeletons (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Horror | Thriller  -  25 April 1997 (USA)
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A heart attack moves a Pulitzer winning journalist to leave NY for the peace of a small New England town, but he soon finds himself pulled into a case of a man accused of killing his gay ... See full summary »

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Peter Crane
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Reverend Carlyle
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Heather Crane (as Dee Wallace Stone)
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Zach Crane
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Melanie Jove
D. Paul Thomas ...
Sheriff Joe Carlton
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Mayor Harley Dunbar
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Sam
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Toby Carlyle (as Pat Thomas)
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Jacob MacIntire
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Mr. Muir
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Sadie
Brigitta Dau ...
Laura
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Belinda Dunbar
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A heart attack moves a Pulitzer winning journalist to leave NY for the peace of a small New England town, but he soon finds himself pulled into a case of a man accused of killing his gay lover with the blade of a shovel. Wanting to keep the case quiet, the town turns against the journalist and his family when he begins digging into its secrets, until finally the accused man is found hanging in his cell and the truth comes out about more than just the killing. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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Beneath the surface, nothing is what it seems.

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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25 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Grauen in einer kleinen Stadt  »

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$2,200,000 (estimated)
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Shot in nineteen days. See more »

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Reverend Carlyle: You cannot hide from an AK-47 that's been blessed by the lord.
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References Bambi (1942) See more »

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NOT worth your time
4 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

Poor acting and a dumb, anti-religious story that tries to preach a trite ideal with a completely ridiculous and laughable scenario. This looks like a really poor and cheesy TV movie but I think it was actually meant to have a serious "message" that makes it even more pathetic. Ron Silver's acting once again stinks up the place even when surrounded by other poor performances all around. Yuck.


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