MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 14,456 this week

A Little Thing Called Murder (2006)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  23 January 2006 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 497 users  
Reviews: 17 user

Based on the true story of mother/son tag-team Sante Kimes and her offspring, Kenny, who crisscrossed the country and committed a string of crimes, among them robbery, fraud, arson, slavery, and murders that shocked the world.

Director:

Writers:

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

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 66 titles
created 28 Dec 2010
 
a list of 1758 titles
created 10 Sep 2012
 
a list of 700 titles
created 02 Jan 2013
 
a list of 8825 titles
created 15 Jun 2013
 
a list of 337 titles
created 31 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Little Thing Called Murder (TV Movie 2006)

A Little Thing Called Murder (TV Movie 2006) on IMDb 6.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Little Thing Called Murder.
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A father (Williams) suspects his son (Jackson) to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?

Director: Wayne Powers
Stars: Treat Williams, Linda Hamilton, Jonathan Jackson
The Reagans (TV Movie 2003)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A more leftist look at the legacy and career of Ronald Reagan.

Director: Robert Allan Ackerman
Stars: Judy Davis, James Brolin, Zeljko Ivanek
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Chinese-Canadian Eve Eng was born in 1966, in the year of the fire horse. In Chinese culture, fire horse children are notorious for being troublesome. In 1975, nine year old Eve is looking ... See full summary »

Director: Julia Kwan
Stars: Phoebe Kut, Hollie Lo, Vivian Wu
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Hannah must stop Jimmy from erasing Halloween from the calendar for good. Scary Godmother prepares for Halloween, but with disastrous results.

Director: Ezekiel Norton
Stars: Dexter Bell, Garry Chalk, Britt Irvin
A Cooler Climate (TV Movie 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Iris is broke after her divorce and takes a job working as a housekeeper for a wealthy woman named Paula. When Paula and her husband separate, an unlikely friendship blossoms between the women.

Director: Susan Seidelman
Stars: Sally Field, Judy Davis, Winston Rekert
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The Judy Garland story from the 1930s until her death.

Director: Robert Allan Ackerman
Stars: Judy Davis, Victor Garber, Hugh Laurie
The Goodbye Girl (TV Movie 2004)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Musical dancer on the way out (at 36) Paula McFadden had it swell with actor Tony DeSanti, but instead of taking her to Hollywood he gets a European movie part. He even sublets their (his) ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Benjamin
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Patricia Heaton, Hallie Kate Eisenberg
Kalamity (2010)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

After a recent breakup, Billy returns to his hometown to find something is not quite right with his best friend.

Director: James M. Hausler
Stars: Nick Stahl, Jonathan Jackson, Christopher M. Clark
The Prisoner of Zenda, Inc. (TV Movie 1996)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Owner of Zenda, Inc., a successful business empire, disappears. His son is about to inherit the company, but a kid who looks just like him takes over the young man's identity and the company. The "good" kid now must get his life back.

Director: Stefan Scaini
Stars: Jonathan Jackson, Jay Brazeau, Richard Lee Jackson
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

With promises of riches a recently widowed woman and her son who were struggling to make ends meet go to help work to restart the Ruby Silver mine. The organizer of the mining expedition ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Wilkinson
Stars: David Castro, Larry Day, Stephen Hair
True Rights (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Meg Thayer
Stars: Tom Heard, Jack Betts, Ron Geren
Crystal Clear (2000)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

This movie is about the devestating effects alcoholism can have on friends and family.

Directors: Jonathan Jackson, Richard Lee Jackson
Stars: William Rotunno, Jonathan Jackson, Richard Lee Jackson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Young Kenny Kimes (as Jake Smith)
...
John Furey ...
...
Bill Meilen ...
Brent King ...
...
Kenny at 11 / 12 yrs.
Allison Hossack ...
...
Journalist (as Tiffany Knight)
...
Doris Chillcott ...
Edit

Storyline

Sante Kimes found a rich man, Ken, but he wasn't dumb enough to marry her. So her son Kenny Jr. isn't co-heir with his step-siblings. However the boy is made her accomplice in an endless series of shameless crimes, from shoplifting to elaborate scams. After her four year jail term, Kenny is unable to escape her clasp again. When his father dies, he's dragged along throughout the US as an 'enforcer' for even more daring crimes, as she's determined to avoid jail - by murdering dangerous witnesses. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Mother. Son. Mayhem.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 January 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dead End  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Kenneth Kimes Sr has passed away in the car, he's visibly still breathing. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (2006) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Judy Horror Picture Show
25 January 2006 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

We're told that the Sante and Kenny Kimes is a true story. Not even Tennessee Williams would have dare to dream up a mother/son relationship like this one. Horribly funny. Monstruosly entertaining. Judy Davis is, quite simply, spectacular. Although Richard Benjamin (the director) seems to go for the campy aspects of this outrageous tale, Judy Davis keeps it rooted to some kind of illogical logic. Sante's madness is a first for the screen. Part Bette Davis, part Judy Garland but one hundred per cent Judy Davis. If that seems like an absurdity, look at the movie. Sante/Judy is in constant movement even when she's standing still. A fearless magnificent performance. If this little murder had been a big screen movie. Judy would, certainly, be nominated for an Oscar.


53 of 55 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Irene Silverman sharilyn3
A Little Thing Called Murder... loriwade
rerun of this movie dgy560
Airs on Lifetime July 4th weekend peachpye-1
Discuss A Little Thing Called Murder (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?