MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,472 this week

Murder Live! (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller  -  9 March 1997 (USA)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 265 users  
Reviews: 8 user

Frank takes Pia Postman hostage on live TV, threatening to execute her after she accepts the blame for his daughter's suicide.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 330 titles
created 12 Oct 2011
 
a list of 42 titles
created 06 Jul 2013
 
a list of 839 titles
created 16 Nov 2013
 
a list of 1723 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 2585 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Murder Live!" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Murder Live! (TV Movie 1997)

Murder Live! (TV Movie 1997) on IMDb 6.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Murder Live!.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Time Flies When You're Alive is a gripping one-man show. Paul Linke recounts, in no small detail the highs and lows of his marriage, specifically around his wife's losing struggle with ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Paul Linke
George B. (1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Eric Lea
Stars: David Morse, Nina Siemaszko, Bradley Gregg
Under Fire (1983)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Three journalists in a romantic triangle are involved in political intrigue during the last days of the corrupt Somozoa regime in Nicaragua before it falls to a popular revolution in 1979.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman
The Last Innocent Man (TV Movie 1987)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A criminal defense attorney is seduced by a beautiful woman and reluctantly takes on the defense of her estranged husband who is charged with murder, but finds his career threatened because... See full summary »

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Ed Harris, Roxanne Hart, David Suchet
Noriega: God's Favorite (TV Movie 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The story of Panamanian general Manuel Antonio 'Tony' Noriega, whose meteoric career, from utter poverty, as a soldier and CIA informant who also served as source to various other powers ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Bob Hoskins, Jeffrey DeMunn, Rosa Blasi
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The story of General Romeo Dallaire's frustrated efforts to stop the madness of the Rwandan Genocide, despite the complete indifference of his superiors.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Roy Dupuis, Owen Sejake, James Gallanders
Double Vision (2002)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An FBI Agent pairs with a troubled Taiwan cop to hunt for a serial killer who's embedding a mysterious fungus in the brains of victims.

Director: Kuo-fu Chen
Stars: Tony Ka Fai Leung, David Morse, Rene Liu
Hiroshima (TV Movie 1995)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The grisly events leading to the first attack with a nuclear weapon.

Directors: Koreyoshi Kurahara, Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Lynne Adams, Wesley Addy, Allen Altman
The Matthew Shepard Story (TV Movie 2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Based on the true story of openly gay college student Matthew Shepard, killed in an act of senseless violence and cruelty, that attracted national attention.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Stockard Channing, Shane Meier, Wendy Crewson
Terror Train (1980)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Ben Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Hart Bochner
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Lauren Lee
Stars: David Morse, Vivian Wu
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

After his friend, a hot young artist, is killed, a resourceful American man living in London covers up the crime and tries to keep the friend's name alive in order to exploit his legacy and... See full summary »

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Barry Pepper, Jacinda Barrett, Ian Hart
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Pia Postman
...
Frank McGrath
...
Dr. Christine Winter
...
Marge Fong
...
Tony Grenaldi
...
...
Hal Damon
Michael Cullen ...
Captain Tanner
...
JoAnn McGrath
...
Lt. Clay Maloney
...
Sally McGrath
...
Man in Yellow Shirt
Leslie Ackerman
Karen Hensel
Edit

Storyline

Frank takes Pia Postman hostage on live TV, threatening to execute her after she accepts the blame for his daughter's suicide.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 March 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Meurtre en direct  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
well worth staying with it
9 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Movie starts as another ho-hum crime/suspense thriller, but it's chilling to hear truth about our culture spoken so plainly in a media package. I have no doubt that the talk-show TV execs will not want to show this too widely even if it was given to them free of charge. Well worth sticking with it. David Morse is one of those actors whose face you remember having seen somewhere, but you can't remember in which show -this movie really showcases his ability to carry a feature length film. I didn't think Terri Garr added much as the ex-wife - maybe I've seen her play that same type of 'tired of putting up with a difficult husband' role too many times.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Fantastic movie! Glad I have a print Movie Hound Video
Recall this film borodinrodin
Discuss Murder Live! (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?