A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the ... See full summary »
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 Dave Reichert (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Captain Norwell (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Helen 'Hel' Remus (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Det. Faye Brooks (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Natalie 'Nat' Webley (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Julie Reichert (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Angela Reichert (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Gary Ridgway (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Fiona Remus (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Jeb Dallas (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Coroner (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Bram Seton (2 episodes, 2008)
Dan Augusta ...
 Young Gary Ridgway (2 episodes, 2008)
Paige Bannister ...
 Colleen Brockman (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Marsue Haller (2 episodes, 2008)
Debbie Benson ...
 News Reporter #3 (2 episodes, 2008)
John Bluethner ...
 Newscaster (2 episodes, 2008)
Jason Blundell ...
 Jail Guard (2 episodes, 2008)
Jessica Burleson ...
 Marsue Haller #1 (2 episodes, 2008)
Cory Cassidy ...
 Special Officer (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Mary Meehan (2 episodes, 2008)
Steed Crandell ...
 Len (2 episodes, 2008)
Andrew De Pape ...
 Young Dave (2 episodes, 2008)
Nicola De Pape ...
 Young Angela (2 episodes, 2008)
Sandy Durko ...
 Oregon Detective (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Wife (2 episodes, 2008)
Andrea Dziadek ...
 Anna (2 episodes, 2008)
David Stuart Evans ...
 New Desk Sergeant (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Joe Jakes (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Bobby (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Marsue's Mother (2 episodes, 2008)
Ernesto Griffith ...
 Detective #1 (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Ellie's Boyfriend (2 episodes, 2008)
Ron Johannson ...
 Detective Randy Mullinax (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Gary's Mom (2 episodes, 2008)
Suzanne Kelly ...
 Opal Mills (2 episodes, 2008)
Allen Kennedy ...
 Police Photographer (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Nat's Mother (2 episodes, 2008)
Tim Kiriluk ...
 Husband (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Lynn Mosey (2 episodes, 2008)
Jacqueline Loewen ...
 Cynthia Hinds (2 episodes, 2008)
Arne MacPherson ...
 Goatee Man (2 episodes, 2008)
Rylan Mayberry ...
 Chase @ 8 (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Everett Holloway (2 episodes, 2008)
Kristin Millar ...
 Luann (2 episodes, 2008)
Jim Nicholas ...
 News Reporter #2 (2 episodes, 2008)
Brian Edward Roach ...
 FBI Agent (2 episodes, 2008)
Joanne Rodriguez ...
 Desk Sergeant (2 episodes, 2008)
Jacob Sanderson ...
 Young Dave (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Seth Imperia (2 episodes, 2008)
Kristen Sawatzky ...
 Ellie Slater (2 episodes, 2008)
Brittany Scobie ...
 Eleanor (2 episodes, 2008)
Chris Sigurdson ...
 The Grunt (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Man in canoe (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Polygraph Tester (2 episodes, 2008)
Ed Sutton ...
 Detective #2 (2 episodes, 2008)
Crystal Tkach ...
 News Reporter #1 (2 episodes, 2008)
Jenna Ullenboom ...
 Wendy Coffield (2 episodes, 2008)
Kelly Wolfman ...
 Gladys (2 episodes, 2008)
Magally Zelaya ...
 Greta (2 episodes, 2008)
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A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the Devil: My Twenty-Year Quest to Capture the Green River Killer". Written by Anonymous

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over-extended
15 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

It's 1982 Seattle. Police detective Dave Reichert (Tom Cavanagh) is investigating bodies being dumped in the Green River which is affecting his family life with wife Julie (Michelle Harrison). Helen 'Hel' Remus (Amy Davidson) makes a new friend with wild girl Nat Webley (Jessica Harmon). She rebels after getting raped by her mother (Sharon Lawrence)'s boyfriend. She runs away at 16 after a fight with her mother. Her boyfriend gets her into prostitution and she becomes convinced that the Green River Killer drives a pick-up truck.

This is a sincere but over-extended telling of the investigation plus a fictionalized story of one of his victims. This is better than most Lifetime movies. In the end, it tries so hard and falls short of greatness. There is a really compelling true story to be told. I like Cavanagh and he has some poignant scenes with his daughter. The up and downs of the investigation are great material. It's a bit extended and some of it feels repetitive. The last act is really stretched out.

The other half of the movie with Hel is fine. Davidson is good but I don't like spirit Hel. It's too lyrical. I would have prefer a true story for Hel. I also wish the movie takes a chance with the structure. The first part of the movie could be all Hel leading up to her death. Then the second part of the series could be Reichert doing the investigation. Generally, this is over-extended with some very compelling moments.


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