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Dangerous Child (2001)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 16 July 2001
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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She always protected her son. Now she must protect herself... from him. See more »

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16 July 2001 (USA)  »

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Hijos de la violencia  »

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At 16:06 you can see a arcade video game that resemble a Gundam/Macross anime mecha. 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 »

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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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References Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) See more »

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I loved it!!
3 August 2003 | by (america) – See all my reviews

i really enjoyed this movie it was great i really liked ryan merriman in this more serious roll i have to admitt when he knocked out his brother and ryan started to cry also this is a very powerful movie and i defintently suggest u watch it!! thanx 4 ur time!!


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