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The Hollywood Mom's Mystery (2004)

Lucy Freers has a long-standing marriage, a nine-year old daughter, and a great family life in the suburbs of Hollywood. Great, that is, until the Hollywood set decides that motherhood is ... See full summary »

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David S. Cass Sr.

Writers:

Lindsay Maracotta (book), Bruce Franklin Singer (teleplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Justine Bateman ... Lucy Freers
Elizabeth Peña ... Theresa Shoe
George Hamilton ... Woody Prentice
Laura Johnson ... Francine Palumbo
David Gail David Gail ... Justin Caffrey (as David Gale)
Martin Kove ... Sandy Palumbo
Stephanie Cameron ... Mattie Ballard
Melora Hardin ... Summer Rossner
Andrew McCarthy ... Kit Freers
Holliston Coleman ... Chloe Freers
Angie Everhart ... Julia Prentice
Anne Ramsay ... Valerie Jane Ramirez
Lauren Powers Lauren Powers ... Connie Kaminsky
David Henrie ... Oliver Palumbo
Lincoln Lageson Lincoln Lageson ... Assistant Director
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Storyline

Lucy Freers has a long-standing marriage, a nine-year old daughter, and a great family life in the suburbs of Hollywood. Great, that is, until the Hollywood set decides that motherhood is the newest way to go. When local neighbor Julia Prentice, the wife of a famous movie actor, adopts a baby in full view of the show-business media, the parenthood craze hits its peak. Soon after, Julia is found lying dead in Lucy's swimming pool, with Lucy and her husband labeled as suspects. Now Lucy must determine the truth to clear the name of both herself and her family. Written by leopardo_delle_nevi

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Taglines:

Who do you have to kill to get ahead in this town?

Genres:

Comedy | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hollywood Mom's Mystery See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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good family mystery
20 October 2012 | by mandy-pedrottiSee all my reviews

I really enjoy watching Andrew McCarthy films so when I found this film in the listings I made sure that I watched it. I found it very entertaining, although I don't really like the narrating throughout, and would have preferred it without, hence an 8/10 rather than a 10. The acting was great and a lovely murder mystery plot. Justine Bateman is wonderful in the lead role and there is an early performance from a young David Henry ( wizards of Waverley place) I will definitely be watching this film again next time it comes on as I will be recommending it to other members of the family. The locations were wonderful . Oh to live in houses like these! So all in all well worth a watch for all ages.


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