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Every Mother's Worst Fear (1998)

PG-13 | | Thriller | TV Movie 19 August 1998
Real-life mother and daughter Cheryl and Jordan Ladd star in this cautionary tale of cyberspace, kidnapping and the dangers of chat rooms.

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(as Bill L. Norton)

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(as John Robert Bensink)
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Connie Hoagland
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Martha Hoagland
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Jeff Hoagland
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Agent Weatherby
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Drew Pederson
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Scanman
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Sherry
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Alan
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Faced with her parents' recent divorce, her mother working long hours and her high school boyfriend dumping her, 16-year-old Martha looks for solace in the world of Internet chat rooms. Innocent chatting turns deadly as Martha attracts the attention of a pedophile and cyber-kidnapping ring. Martha's mother Connie suspects foul play and begins a frantic search for her daughter, enlisting the help of the police, the FBI and an expert hacker. Written by PetrinaC <cubit@aol.com>

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Her daughter went online...and vanished without a trace

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Rated PG-13 for violence and sex-related thematic material | See all certifications »

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Piège sur internet  »

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Worth watching especially if you have kids
7 April 2001 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I definitely think this movie is worth watching.. and a good one to watch with your kids to help them realize that there are dangers on the internet. While not every person on the internet is a sicky looking for prey, they ARE out there!

While some of the chat scenes left a little to be desired, I think it summed it all up quite well.

Note: this movie is based on a true story (it stated something to that effect at the beginning of the movie)


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