6.8/10
177
2 user 1 critic

Any Mother's Son (1997)

A navy officer is murdered by two fellow seamen, and the officer's mother discovers that her son was killed because he was gay. Fighting her own homophobia and grief, she tries to find a way to get justice for him.

Writer:

Bruce Harmon
Reviews
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Based on the custody case involving Elizabeth Morgan and the subsequent Elizabeth Morgan Act.

Director: Linda Otto
Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Terence Knox, Kenneth Welsh
Shadow of a Doubt (TV Movie 1995)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Charlie Sloan is an alcoholic defence lawyer drawn back into the courtroom by Robin Harwell, a woman he once loved who wants him to defend her stepdaughter Angel, who is accused of murder. ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Dennehy
Stars: Brian Dennehy, Bonnie Bedelia, Fairuza Balk
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young man begins to suspect that his mother may have murdered his father.

Director: Steven Schachter
Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Meredith Salenger
Locked in Silence (TV Movie 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A story of a young boy who becomes an elective mute after witnessing what he believes to be the killing by his older brother of a teenage boy. The young boy's brother then tells him not to ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Pittman
Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Bruce Davison, Dan Hedaya
Her Costly Affair (TV Movie 1996)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A professor's casual fling with her graduate student turns deadly when he insists on a more permanent arrangement.

Director: John Patterson
Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Brian Austin Green, Joe Spano
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bonnie Bedelia ... Dorothy Hajdys
Hedy Burress ... Kathy
Paul Popowich ... Allen
Fiona Reid ... Doris
Allan Royal ... Ben
Shawn Ashmore ... Billy
Mimi Kuzyk ... Peggy Evans
Peter Keleghan ... Captain John Curtis
Barry Flatman ... Commander Stevens
Paul Haddad Paul Haddad ... John Miller
Phillip Jarrett ... Rick Rodgers
Sada Thompson ... Gertie
Scott Gibson ... Terry Helvey
Cameron Mathison ... Rich Eastman
Michael Gabriel ... Charles Vins
Edit

Storyline

A navy officer is murdered by two fellow seamen, and the officer's mother discovers that her son was killed because he was gay. Fighting her own homophobia and grief, she tries to find a way to get justice for him.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A son buried under a web of lies. A mother uncovering the truth.

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El coraje de una madre See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

[All trivia items for this title are spoilers.] See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Dorothy Hajdys: Why? Why did you kill my son. What did he ever do to you?
Terry Helvey: [starts to cry] Nothing.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Well made and Emotional
3 July 1999 | by brisySee all my reviews

After seeing this film for the first time and knowing it to be a true story made it very emotional and realise what life can be like is the US Navy.

Any Mother's son is the true story of US Navy Seaman Allen Shindler who is murdered by two of his fellow seamen while on shore leave from his post in Japan, it is then up to his mother, sister and the help of a reporter to ensure that the Navy carry out the justice that is due against the murderers.

Any mothers son is a well made, factual and emotional true to life film and is worthy of the award it one for outstanding made for TV movie.


8 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed