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The Killing Secret (1997)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Mystery, Romance, Thriller  |  6 January 1997 (USA)
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A pregnant teen is murdered and a popular high-school senior is suspected. But will his girlfriend stick by him to prove his innocence despite the fact she has bonded with the victim's mother?



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicole Voss
Emily Decapprio
Greg Dunleavy (as Mark Krassenbaum)
Ted Dunleavy
Mrs. Voss
Tina Decapprio
Rasool J'Han ...
Aaron Clemens
Detective Bill Rodlauer
Lorri Lindberg ...
Detective Connie Lang
J. Michael Hunter ...
Deborah Hobart ...
Rachel Dunleavy


Rich and popular Greg Dunleavy's bright future is threatened by the revelation that Emily, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, is pregnant with his child. Emily wants to keep the baby, but Greg has other ideas. After Emily disappears, Greg's girlfriend Nicole Voss becomes close to Emily's mother. When Emily is found murdered, Nicole begins to piece together evidence that points to Greg as the killer. Written by Anonymous

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Some secrets should not be kept.


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6 January 1997 (USA)  »

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The Secret  »

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Niclole is seen in her nightgown, standing in front of the mirror and brushing her teeth. A few seconds later, she is shown slipping the same nightgown over her head as she gets ready for bed. See more »

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Well acted by a great cast ...
25 January 2004 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a fantastic little TVM that I just saw for the first time the other day. It's well acted by a cast of virtual unknowns, apart of course from Tess Harper & Soleil "Punky Brewster" Moon Frye. Ari Meyers is great as the rich girl with a conscience and is very convincing in her role as she builds a friendship with the mother of the missing & subsequently deceased Emily (Soleil). It has you on the edge of your seat right til the very end. You really don't know which way it's going to go. It is inspired by a true story which makes it all the more sad and interesting. If you like true stories that make you think, get you frustrated and make you want to cheer for the goodies & boo the baddies then this is for you!

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