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Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)

In the early 1980s, there was someone killing the children of Atlanta. Eventually a single man was caught and convicted in one of the largest manhunts in our nation's history. Ever since, ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Belushi ... Pat Laughlin (as James Belushi)
Gregory Hines ... Ron Larson
Sean McCann Sean McCann ... Aubrey Melton
Shawn Doyle ... Royal McCullough
Kenneth Welsh ... William Kunstler
Eugene Clark ... Dave
Jack Wallace ... Phil Peters
J.J. Johnston ... Clark Hildebrandt
Aidan Devine ... Jack Johnson
Lynda Gravatt Lynda Gravatt ... Mildred Glover
Debra Sharkey Debra Sharkey ... Sally Laughlin
Bill Duke ... Chirumenga Jenga
Bill MacDonald Bill MacDonald ... B.J.
Craig Eldridge Craig Eldridge ... Robert Ingram, GBI
Matthew Cooke Matthew Cooke ... Lubie Geter
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In the early 1980s, there was someone killing the children of Atlanta. Eventually a single man was caught and convicted in one of the largest manhunts in our nation's history. Ever since, the case has been closed until four years later two reporters investigate charges that the original investigation was filled with errors and tainted evidence. They seek to find the truth behind the Atlanta child murders. Written by mts77

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Two reporters searching for the truth... no matter where it takes them.


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Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Echo of Murder See more »

Filming Locations:

Stouffville, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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These murders prompted the first extensive use of serial killer profiling and forensic fiber analysis. See more »

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Performed by Mark Thie and Helen Buscema
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Fantastic!
17 July 2000 | by sweeti9285See all my reviews

This movie is incredible. It tells the true story of two reporters as they try to uncover a conspiracy concerning the murders of young African American children from poverty-stricken areas of Atlanta. As they bring the truth into the open, their lives and the lives of their "allies" are put in danger as corrupt officials try to keep the story under wraps. The actors are superb but yet manage to keep you focused on the heart-wrenching story of innocence lost without letting you stray from the point at hand.


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