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Witness Protection (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  11 December 1999 (USA)
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Bobby "Bats" Batton, a South Boston mobster, barely escapes a hit man sent by his boss who's learned that Bobby is cooking the books. Bobby goes to the FBI to trade what he knows for a new ... See full summary »

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Bobby Batton
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Cindy Batton
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Sean Batton
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Suzie Batton (as Skye McCole-Bartusiak)
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Steven Beck
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Sharp
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Jim Cutler
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Duffy
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David Ramirez
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Hit Man (as Greg Lipari Sr.)
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Reedy
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Cindy's Mother
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Cindy's Father
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Second Marshal (as Byron Keith Minns)
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Bobby "Bats" Batton, a South Boston mobster, barely escapes a hit man sent by his boss who's learned that Bobby is cooking the books. Bobby goes to the FBI to trade what he knows for a new identify for himself, his wife, a son who's a high-school wiz kid aiming for Harvard, and a young daughter. The four of them spend an intense week with a federal marshal who coaches them in their new identities before they establish a household, without money or a resume, in Seattle. Bobby's wife learns that they're penniless, Bobby is still trying to figure out who ratted on him, their son wants to leave and take his chances in Boston, and their daughter is traumatized. Can they work it out? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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When The Mob Wants You Dead There's Only One Place To Hide...

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Rated R for language and some violent content | See all certifications »

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See this movie before you go into "witness protection".
12 December 1999 | by (Lahaina, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

This is a movie which should be seen by anyone who thinks that the "witness protection" is a free ride for criminals. Very well done by everyone, it shows the gut wrenching changes that must be made by the "witness" and his/her family.Entertaining and disturbing it should be seen by all.


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