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Dangerous Child (2001)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Drama  |  16 July 2001 (USA)
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A divorced mother faces the bitter irony of being suspected of child abuse when in fact her own teen son is taking verbal and physical swipes at her.

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Sally Cambridge (Delta Burke) is a single mother battiling an unhealthy relationship with her volatile ex-husband, Brad (Vyto Ruginis). Then 16-year-old Jack (Ryan Merriman), the elder of her two sons, suddenly starts exhibiting violent tendencies. Despite Sally's interventions, his behavior only worsens. In a fit of rage, he attacks Sally and critically injures his younger brother, Leo (Marc Donato). Erroneously arrested for child abuse. Sally finds her fate rests in the hands of her family.

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Hijos de la violencia  »

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The rag-doll cat, Gus, was not harmed in the making of the movie. See more »

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The cut on Sally's neck is first seen on the left side of her neck (when facing her). Later, the cut is seen near the middle of her neck on the right side. See more »

Quotes

Sally Cambridge: I know you know what time it is. Jack, Where have you been? Have you been at the mall all this time?
[Jack ignores her]
Sally Cambridge: Don't you walk away from me like that?
Jack Cambridge: Look Mom, I'm sorry I'm late. Now if you don't mind just leave me alone OK?
Sally Cambridge: Where's you're homework? I want to see it. Jack, I called Coach Young. I know he's benched you this week and next week because of your grades.
Sally Cambridge: What? Mom, I can't believe you called him! Look, I bombed a couple of English papers alright but I'm making it up.
Sally Cambridge: And ...
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When a mothers oldest son becomes violent she lives in fear. Her son Jack is sneaking out when he has to babysit his 9 year old brother, once got arrested for shoplifting, and fights with his mom. The fighti
17 July 2001 | by (Coral Springs Florida) – See all my reviews

What would you do if your child was a danger to you? This is the question that Sally Cambridge (Delta Burke), a divorced mother, must face when her 16-year-old son Jack who is very violent. Sally lives in fear, should she turn Jack in before its to late, or dose he accidentally hurt his younger brother badly while fighting with his mom? Dangerous Child is a WONDERFUL movie and the acting was great, I think everyone should watch this move on Lifetime TV.


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