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Murder on Pleasant Drive (2006)

Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | TV Movie 8 May 2006
The "true story" of John Smith and his disappearing wives, and how the perseverance of the daughter and sister of his second wife Fran finally brought the story together and broke at least a part of the case.

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Michael M. Scott (as Michael Scott)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kelli Williams ... Deanna Whelen
Amy Madigan ... Aunt Sherrie Davis
Susan Hogan ... Fran Smith
Vincent Gale ... Detective Mike Dansbury
Brian Markinson ... Bob Hilland
Eric Keenleyside ... Detective Brian Potts
Bill Marchant ... Michael Smith
Adam Arkin ... John David Smith
Philip Lyall Philip Lyall ... Young John Smith
Ingrid Tesch ... Dawn Smith
Adam Battrick ... Young Michael Smith
Marcel Maillard Marcel Maillard ... Granpa Chaney
Louise Grant Louise Grant ... Ethel Chaney
Annabel Kershaw ... Susan Redman
Mary Black ... Mickey Gladden
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After Fran Smith disappears one day in mysterious circumstances, Fran's daughter Deanna and Fran's sister, Sherrie endlessly search for her with enduring hope. The most likely suspect in Fran's disappearance is her husband John, but without a body, neither Deanna or Sherrie can prove that murder, much less a crime, has even been committed. With the support of Sherrie, Deanna embarks on an eleven-year search to trace John's past, eventually uncovering a 25 year-old case of a missing person that involved John's first wife, who too, disappeared under suspicious circumstances. Using this lead, Deanna and Sherrie must use all their evidence to bring John to justice. Written by Tickleberry

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If you think John Smith is a little off... you're dead on.


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As John is being arrested you can see him holding the handcuffs, unlocked, in his hands behind his back. See more »

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Michael: I've been a bad boy.
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Interesting pursuit for the killer
20 September 2018 | by phd_travelSee all my reviews

The top quality cast makes this movie above the usual Lifetime movie. It's a fascinating true story about a man who killed 2 wives, by the interesting thing is how the family of the second wife went after the killer for years. Kelli Williams is earnest and sympathetic as the anxious daughter of the second wife. Adam Arkin is eerily autistic looking in the role of the killer. Worth watching.


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8 May 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Assassinato na Rua Pleasant See more »

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