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Abduction of Innocence (1996)

Teenager, Clare Steves, is kidnapped by an old boyfriend, Eddie Spencer, who demands $250,000. The ransom is paid and Clare is released, but when the kidnapers are caught, they claim that ... See full summary »

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James A. Contner

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Derek Marlowe
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Katie Wright ... Clare Steves
Lucie Arnaz ... Helen Steves
Lochlyn Munro ... Eddie Spencer
Dean Paraskevopoulos Dean Paraskevopoulos ... Buckle (as Dean Paras)
Jill Teed ... FBI Special Agent Karen Carter
Dirk Benedict ... Robert Steves
Conor O'Farrell ... John Loomis
Garry Chalk ... Sheriff Evans
Kevin McNulty ... D.A. Davis
Laura Harris ... Laura Rhoads
Robert Moloney ... Deputy
Nuno Antunes Nuno Antunes ... Peter Dalton
Gaetana Korbin Gaetana Korbin ... Sarah
Ken Kramer ... Judge Block
Andrew Wheeler ... Doctor
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Storyline

Teenager, Clare Steves, is kidnapped by an old boyfriend, Eddie Spencer, who demands $250,000. The ransom is paid and Clare is released, but when the kidnapers are caught, they claim that the whole scheme was Clare's idea as a way to punish her father. She denies it and is put on trial. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Moment of Truth: Abduction of Innocence See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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John Loomis: [in court, as Eddie testifies] So, tell me, Mr. Spencer, was this also part of the game?
[Loomis plays the recorder]
Eddie Spencer: [on tape] Let's hope your daddy listens to you, or you're gonna lose this pretty little finger of yours. You wouldn't want that to happen now, would you?
Clare Steves: [on tape, crying] No, please!
Eddie Spencer: [shouts] Would you?
Clare Steves: NO!
Eddie Spencer: You better do what I say, or else!
Clare Steves: NO, PLEASE!
[Loomis stops the recorder as the court goes stunned]
John Loomis: Is this still a game, Mr. Spencer?
[...]
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Pleased with the ending
20 September 2007 | by petersgrgmSee all my reviews

I found Abduction of Innocence enjoyable in that it had rough spots but a happy ending. Clare Steves wanted to do more than study, but her parents, Robert and Helen Steves, tried to push her into all-work-and-no-play to get her into a prestigious college. Clare rebelled, and went out with Eddie Spencer and Leonard Buckle, who seized her at gunpoint and confined her, leaving her in fear of being raped. Her father paid the ransom money but found that Spencer and Buckle had BROKEN their promise to release her unharmed, finding her unconscious. Her parents assured her, in the hospital, that everything would be all right. However, Clare found herself arrested for aiding and abetting her own kidnapping! Did her abductors file trumped-up charges? At her trial before Judge Curt Block, she testified that she was made to fear being raped by Spencer and Buckle, hence her going along. Spencer was called to the stand; when asked about Clare's testimony, he bellowed GO TO HELL! Judge Block dismissed him. Then Clare's lawyer pleaded that charges be withdrawn as there was no evidence that she did aid and abet her kidnapping; the prosecutor concurred, and Judge Block approved, so Clare was free. Her father apologized (after recovering ransom money), and promised to let her lead more balanced life. Concluding comments mentioned her abductors' receiving lengthy prison sentences, no doubt aggravated by their misconduct during Clare's trial. So, this moment of truth movie had w


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