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An Officer and a Murderer (2012)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  21 July 2012 (USA)
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The riveting film is based on the true story of a powerful and respected military officer who committed numerous brutal crimes and was eventually brought down by a tenacious small town police detective.

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Colonel Russell Williams
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Detective Jennifer Dobson
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Detective Nick Gallagher
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Mary Elizabeth Harriman
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Captain Catherine Novak
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Beth Pelway (as Zoe De Grand'Maison)
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John Pelway
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Trudy Pelway
David Ferry ...
Charlie Straw (as Dave Ferry)
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Jessica Lloyd
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Gwen Pelway
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Major Ken Lee
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Corporal Marie-France Comeau
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Robert Lloyd
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Minister Shaw
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The riveting film is based on the true story of a powerful and respected military officer who committed numerous brutal crimes and was eventually brought down by a tenacious small town police detective.

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Gary Cole plays Col. Russell Williams, a military man convicted of murder in 2010. Cole played Captain/Doctor Jeffrey MacDonald in the 1984 TV movie 'Fatal Vision' based on the book of the same name by Joe McGinniss. MacDonald was also a (former) military man convicted of murder. MacDonald killed his wife and two daughters in February of 1970. See more »

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10 August 2012 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

To be frank this movie doesn't really warrant a review so it will be a short one. The target audience for this 'straight to video' production is clearly not those that love quality movies, more likely bored stay at homes looking for some cheap thrills. The scenes involving the main actor and his victims are portrayed in a reveling manner, with the emphasis upon the suffering of the victim in the particular scene which invariably goes on too long. There is barely any character development to speak of. The relationships between characters are pretty much stereotypical - the loyal wife, the sad victim, the evil perpetrator, the honourable / incompetent policemen / women. In summary, avoid this film.


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