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A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama | TV Movie 2 October 1989
Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tracey Thurman
... Buck Thurman
... Officer Danziger
Yvette Heyden ... Judy Bentley
... Cheryl
... Judge Blumenfeld
... Nagel
David Ciminello ... Rick
... Tracey's Mother
Seth Isler ... Lewis
Burton Collins
... Burton Weinstein
Paul Comi ... Officer Dempsey
... Captain Kyker
Redman Gleeson ... Officer Bray
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Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and slashes her throat in front of police, she sues the city and the police department for failing to protect her. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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2 October 1989 (USA)  »

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Under the Law: The Tracey Thurman Story  »

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Buck got released from prison in 1996. See more »

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Tracey Thurman: You know what the problem is. The problem is he's threatening to kill me!
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I want to see it again and again
13 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

The movie is one of my favorite movies that come on Lifetime TV. I would love to see it over and over. I like movies about real life dramas. Please email me to let me know when it will be coming back on. I really want to see it. It made me realize how bad abused woman have it. Nancy Mckeon was great in the movie, just like always. I grew up on Nancy Mckeon from Facts of Life to the Division. She's a great actress. Please let me know when it's coming on............. Thank you, Nancy


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