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Director:
Writer (WGA):
John Robert Bensink (written by)
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Release Date:
19 August 1998 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Her daughter went online...and vanished without a trace
Plot:
Real-life mother and daughter Cheryl and Jordan Ladd star in this cautionary tale of cyberspace, kidnapping and the dangers of chat rooms. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Not a bad tele-movie See more (18 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Cheryl Ladd ... Connie Hoagland

Jordan Ladd ... Martha Hoagland
Robert Wisden ... Jeff Hoagland

Tom Butler ... Agent Weatherby

Blu Mankuma ... Detective Maris

Vincent Gale ... Drew Pederson

Ted McGinley ... Scanman

Chiara Zanni ... Sherry

Brendan Fehr ... Alan

Don Thompson ... Martin Penny 'Skokie'
Andrew McIlroy ... Carl
P. Lynn Johnson ... Michelle Hinton
Rob Morton ... Interviewee

Tasha Simms ... Detective Borromeo
Colleen Winton ... Mrs. Krouse

Hiro Kanagawa ... Computer Agent
David Lewis ... Bruce
Claire Riley ... Pittsburgh FBI Agent
Oscar Goncalves ... Uniformed Cop

Laurie Murdoch ... Walter Linden

Gina Chiarelli ... Travel Manager

Brent Fidler ... PCExpress Manager
Nancy J. Lilley ... Dispatcher
J.B. Bivens ... Dalton
Kristina Matisic ... Reporter

June B. Wilde ... Mrs. Penny
Paul Allen ... SWAT Cop

Mark Holden ... Baltimore Cop
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Finn Michael ... Forensic (uncredited)

Treat Williams ... Mitch Carson (uncredited)

Directed by
Bill L. Norton 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
John Robert Bensink (written by)

Produced by
Jean Abounader .... executive producer
Joe Goodman .... co-producer
John L. Roman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Joseph Conlan 
 
Cinematography by
David Geddes (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Hibah Frisina 
 
Casting by
Abra Edelman 
Elisa Goodman 
 
Production Design by
Phil Schmidt 
 
Art Direction by
James Cordeiro 
 
Set Decoration by
Peter Hinton 
 
Costume Design by
Tracey Boulton  (as Tracey Bolton)
 
Makeup Department
Jullin Hadden .... first assistant hairdresser
Monica Huppert .... assistant makeup artist
Connie Parker .... makeup artist
Sanna Seppanen .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
George A. Grieve .... production manager
Matthew Vogel .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Morgan Beggs .... first assistant director
Karen Margolese .... third assistant director
Lori K. Peterson .... trainee assistant director (as Lori Peterson)
Cindy Smith .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Linda Ablack .... set dresser
Jym Campbell .... lead dresser (as Jim Campbell)
James Cordeiro .... assistant art director
Jurgen Gottschlag .... head painter
James Hazell .... set dresser
Dale Husuliak .... construction foreman
Jason B. Landels .... assistant property master (as Jason Landels)
Neil McLeod .... property master
Anne Power .... assistant set decorator
 
Sound Department
Sam Black .... sound re-recording mixer
Thomas J. Huth .... sound re-recording mixer
Michael McGee .... production sound mixer
Charles O'Shea .... boom operator
Burton Weinstein .... supervising sound editor (as Burton M. Weinstein)
David M. Weishaar .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Andrew Chamberlayne .... special effects coordinator (as Andy Chamberlayne)
 
Stunts
James Bamford .... stunt double: Ted McGinley
James Bamford .... stunts
Barb Bartos .... stunts (as Barbara Bartos)
Marny Eng .... stunts
Danny Virtue .... stunt coordinator
Danny Virtue .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fred Boyd .... gaffer
Garry Brook .... best boy grip
Brendan Chalmers .... camera trainee
Scott Gray .... grip
Dave Hamm .... electrician
Steve Holland .... generator operator
Elizabeth House .... second assistant camera
Wayne MacConnell .... camera operator
Ron MacLeay .... key grip
Chuck Reid .... best boy electric
Patrick Stepien .... first assistant camera
Jeff Trebenski .... electrician
Dave Windsor .... grip
Alan Zenuk .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Stephanie Boeke .... extras casting
Lynne Carrow .... additional casting
Lana Carson .... casting assistant: Canada
Sandy Holt .... adr voice casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Margaret Lovenuik .... assistant costume designer
Jana MacDonald .... truck costumer
Debi Weldon .... costume set supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Bob Fredrickson .... color timer
Mark Perzely .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Bruce Barris .... scoring mixer
Suzanne Marie Eller .... music editor (as Suzanne Eller)
 
Transportation Department
Barry Chapman .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Bonnie Hay .... stand-in: Cheryl Ladd
Danny Ho .... computer effects coordinator
Danny Ho .... computer playback
Helen MaComb .... production coordinator
Colin L. McCarthy .... assistant location manager (as Colin McCarthy)
Elizabeth Mueller .... production accountant
Don Munro .... second assistant production coordinator
Dean Stoker .... location manager
Kimi Webber .... script supervisor
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for violence and sex-related thematic material
Runtime:
91 min
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Certification:
Iceland:16 | Norway:15 (TV rating) | UK:12 | USA:PG-13

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3 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Not a bad tele-movie, 14 January 2005
Author: jamiecostelo58 from United Kingdom

Jordan Ladd proved a worthy actress in this enlightening made-for-TV drama, which sends a message that all teenagers should adhere; never trust internet chat-rooms.

It's a film that many parents might actually understand - the child, who is perhaps naive and a little too trusting, spending hours and hours on end on their computer, and one or both of the parents working full time and are never at home to check on what's going on. Every Mother's Worst Fear points this out quite thoroughly.

Admittedly, the story is a little clichéd, but you can't help but sympathise with Connie Hoagland (Cheryl Ladd) as she desperately tries to locate her daughter. It does work that a real-life mother and daughter were cast for such what is really a cat-and-mouse movie. It does point out that the internet is not always a good thing. 5/10

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