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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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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 »

Goofs

At 1:14:42, The ambulance that takes Leo to the hospital the camera shot is reversed so the word 'Ambulance', is reversed. See more »

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Jack Cambridge: [to Frank; Sally's boyfriend] Hey, uh, Frank, keep your pant's on, all right?
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Hmph
29 September 2001 | by (Oklahoma, USA) – See all my reviews

I have this movie taped!! Little miss Sugarbaker did an excellent job, and Ryan was amazing. I didn't know he could act so well! It's about a 16 year old boy who turns violent towards his mother. I didn't think Ryan was capable of such a role, but I guess I was wrong!


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