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Sweet Deception (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  2 August 1998 (USA)
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One day, Risa Gallagher gets home and finds her husband murdered. Everybody thinks she did it and she gets sentenced to lifetime in jail. She manages to escape and in order to survive, she ... See full summary »

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Kit Gallagher
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Risa Gallagher
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Arianna, Risa's Mother
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Brett Newcomb
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Detective Molloy
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Eva Newcomb
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Anita Gallagher
Sharon Scott ...
Devon Peterson
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Security Guard
Terry Barclay ...
Bosco
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TV Newscaster (as Ann Marie Loder)
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Jury Foreman
David Fredericks ...
Captain Crane (as David Fredricks)
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Gelby, Valet Captain
Tom Heaton ...
Billy Bob
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One day, Risa Gallagher gets home and finds her husband murdered. Everybody thinks she did it and she gets sentenced to lifetime in jail. She manages to escape and in order to survive, she has to find out who the real killer is without getting caught by the police. But which of her friends can she trust? Written by Calle

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Just awful
29 September 2004 | by (Cardiff WALES) – See all my reviews

This film had no chance.... why because the script writers had no idea about police procedure at all I did'nt expect any kind of great film i mean you don't with a formula TV film but when the current wife is charged with murder you would at least think the police would perform the most simple of tests to see if she had done it..... there is a residue of particles left on clothing after a gun is fired that even with washing is very hard to get rid of it the wife had fired the gun found at the crime scene she would have been covered in these particles,however the scriptwriters for this piece of dogs droppings obviously had'nt watched any of the great TV detective shows out there that do know about this... I've no problem hokey lines, bad acting or obvious plot devices but when simple logic and a small knowledge of how the police work in a murder/shooting incident is lacking it just bloody annoys me


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