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The Killing Secret (1997)

A pregnant teen is murdered and a popular high-school senior is suspected. But will his girlfriend stick by him to prove his innocence despite the fact she has bonded with the victim's mother?

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Nicole Voss
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Emily Decapprio
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Greg Dunleavy (as Mark Krassenbaum)
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Ted Dunleavy
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Mrs. Voss
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Sharon
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P.J.
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Tina Decapprio
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Kim
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Aaron Clemens
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Detective Connie Lang
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Stacy
J. Michael Hunter ...
Cal
Deborah Hobart ...
Rachel Dunleavy
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Rich and popular Greg Dunleavy's bright future is threatened by the revelation that Emily, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, is pregnant with his child. Emily wants to keep the baby, but Greg has other ideas. After Emily disappears, Greg's girlfriend Nicole Voss becomes close to Emily's mother. When Emily is found murdered, Nicole begins to piece together evidence that points to Greg as the killer. Written by Anonymous

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Some secrets should not be kept.


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6 January 1997 (USA)  »

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This movie is loosely based on the murder of Jeanette Garcia of San Antonio, Texas. She was reported missing on February 12, 1993. She was 15-years old and approximately 3 months pregnant at the time of her death.

Garcia was kidnapped and tortured for twelve days before she was strangled. Her body was discovered by a road crew off of Highway 46 in Canyon Lake, Texas.

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After Greg and Nicole argue in front of her home, she gets out of the car and slams the door. As she looks in at Greg, you hear the car start up, but Greg doesn't move towards the ignition, or the transmission shifter. He then peals out. See more »

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Good until last 15 minutes
5 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

Nicole Voss (Ari Meyers) is the head cheerleader, and Greg Dunleavy (Mark Kassen) is the captain of the football team. Together they form a perfect couple except he cheats on her with Emily DeCapprio (Soleil Moon Frye). She gets pregnant and makes demands on Greg. Greg turns and kills her. Meanwhile Nicole befriends missing Emily's mother Tina (Tess Harper) without knowing their other connection.

This would make a fairly good after school special or Lifetime movie. It has good elements in this. The young couple are nice white bread teenagers. Punky Brewster doesn't have that much screen time. Tess Harper is absolutely solid as the grieving mother.

There are problems with the last 15 minutes. The cop was too dismissive, and how hard is it for her to yell out that she found the button? Instead she steals a file from the cops. It would have been better if Greg just go nuts after the party. The final ending is just a big letdown.


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