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Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge (1999)

In 1989, a group of well-known high school athletes in Glen Ridge, New Jersey were accused of the gang rape of a mentally retarded teen girl. When the town rallies to protect their stars, a... See full summary »

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Mrs. Ros Faber
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Mr. Doug Archer
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John Tierney
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In 1989, a group of well-known high school athletes in Glen Ridge, New Jersey were accused of the gang rape of a mentally retarded teen girl. When the town rallies to protect their stars, a detective and the prosecutor have to unravel the cover-up by the school board and the police. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Both Ally Sheedy and Eric Stoltz's names are misspelled on the movie poster. See more »

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Kelly Brooks: What are these people trying to protect?
Robert Laurino: Some fantasy. Nobody wants to see what's crawling under the rock of the American Dream.
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A really good film.
14 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

I don't care that it's "only" a television movie, this movie is really good. Based on a true story, turned into a book and now this film, it stars Heather Matarazzo as an abused retarded high school girl. She just wants people to like her, so she 'goes along' with her rape, in a very disturbing scene, kind of shocking for television, not titalating at all. The supporting cast is wonderful. Ally Sheedy and Eric Stoltz are the adults in the piece, in charge of bringing the teens who did this awful crime to justice, and they are really good. So are the teen jocks who rape her. A good lesson in safety and 'fitting in', well told, good music and direction, overall this is a very good production and all should be proud to have done it.


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