MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 11,124 this week

American Tragedy (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  12 November 2000 (USA)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 180 users  
Reviews: 8 user

Johnnie Cochran defends O.J. Simpson who is on trial for his wife's murder.

Director:

Writers:

(book), (book), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3301 titles
created 17 Jul 2011
 
a list of 5035 titles
created 31 May 2012
 
a list of 28 titles
created 22 Jun 2013
 
a list of 853 titles
created 07 Dec 2013
 
list image
a list of 143 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "American Tragedy" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: American Tragedy (TV Movie 2000)

American Tragedy (TV Movie 2000) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of American Tragedy.
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

True story about the cat and mouse game between the FBI trying to find a Soviet mole in their ranks and Robert Hanssen, one of the top FBI agents and said mole.

Director: Lawrence Schiller
Stars: William Hurt, Mary-Louise Parker, David Strathairn
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

About the infamous murder of six year old child beauty pageant contestant Jonbenet Ramsey and the hysterical media coverage that made the investigation even more difficult.

Director: Lawrence Schiller
Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Marg Helgenberger, Ronny Cox
Full Disclosure (Video 2001)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A reporter discovers a woman who is a suspected terrorist.

Director: John Bradshaw
Stars: Virginia Madsen, Penelope Ann Miller, Rachel Ticotin
Our Fathers (TV Movie 2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A dramatized account of the hidden sexual abuse and scandal that shook the foundation of the Catholic Church, and the characters, events, and policies that brought the abuse and scandal into existence.

Director: Dan Curtis
Stars: Ted Danson, Christopher Plummer, Brian Dennehy
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In 1922 a nationwide coal mining strike occurs. David's family and the rest of Herrin, Illinois try to suffer through. But David's father is sick and he must find a way to help pay to take ... See full summary »

Director: Doug Meyer
Stars: Wil Daniels, Frank Noel, Ron Roggé
End of Summer (TV Movie 1997)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A young woman returns to her annual summer retreat and is reunited with a lover from the past. Their passion reignited, they make up for lost time. However, a younger visitor, intent on ... See full summary »

Director: Linda Yellen
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Peter Weller, Julian Sands
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Semi-retired university professor David Winters and his wife and former student Melanie Winters née Lansing live on a hobby farm in the Eastern Townships of Quebec with their adult son ... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Barzman
Stars: Susan Sarandon, Christopher Plummer, Gabriel Byrne
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Christopher Plummer plays Flash, a curmudgeon with a hankering for classic movies and booze. Cameron is a volatile teen who commits grand theft auto just because the car is an exact replica... See full summary »

Director: Michael Schroeder
Stars: Christopher Plummer, Michael Angarano, M. Emmet Walsh
On Golden Pond (TV Movie 2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Ethel and Norman Thayer are an old couple living "On Golden Pond". Their daughter, Chelsea, is 42 years old, and has never been married. She is dating a 45 year old dentist, and brings him ... See full summary »

Director: Ernest Thompson
Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Glenne Headly
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Josef von Sternberg
Stars: Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney, Frances Dee
Leo's Journey (TV Movie 2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Shel Piercy
Stars: Leo Lowy, Christopher Plummer
Agent of Influence (TV Movie 2002)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

This story of espionage and counter-espionage is based on the novel by Ian Adams. Suspicious circumstances surrounded the mysterious death of a Canadian diplomat. At the height of The Cold ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Poulette
Stars: Christopher Plummer, Marina Orsini, Ted Whittall
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Darryl Alan Reed ...
...
Robert LuPone ...
...
Diana LaMar ...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Based on the book of the real-life O.J. Simpson criminal trial based on Simpson's lawyers point of view of the long trial. In June 1994, former pro football player-turned-entertainer O.J. Simpson is charged with the murder of his ex-wife Nicole and a friend, named Ron Goldman. When Simpson doubts his lawyer Robert Shapiro's ability to try the case because of Shapiro's doubts of Simpson's innocence, Simpson hires civil rights lawyer Johnny Cochran along with an assortment of lawyers including vetran criminal lawyer F. Lee Bailey, DNA lawyer Alan Dershowitz, and lawyer Gerry Uelman to defend him in which each lawyer argues with the court, and each other, over the case and their ability to try the high-profile case in and out of the courtroom. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

You know how it ends...but you can't believe what happened behind the scenes. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and some violent images | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 November 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amerykanska tragedia  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Interesting idea
19 November 2000 | by (Eatontown, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

The idea of taking an excellent cast and fitting them into images of the real trial of O.J. Simpson is interesting. However, I think people are tired of the story. After all, the whole thing played out like a soap opera on TV for seemingly forever.

But the look at how things were behind the real TV scenes is intriguing, and depicting OJ as megalomaniac who has lost his grip on reality explains a great deal about the case.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss American Tragedy (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page