6.1/10
586
17 user

Fatal Desire (2006)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Movie 3 April 2006
A forty-something ex-policeman named Joe initiates an online relationship with twenty-something Tonya Sullivan. Conflicts arise after Tonya flies to Atlantic City to seduce Joe, and she reveals to him that she is married.

Director:

Ralph Hemecker

Writers:

Ray Wright (teleplay by), Mark Morris (based on the book "Fatal Error" by) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Obsessed (TV Movie 2002)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Based on a factual case involving Diane Schaefer and Dr. Murray Brennan, a woman's claims of having had a relationship with a prominent doctor are completely denied by him.

Director: John Badham
Stars: Jenna Elfman, Kate Burton, Lisa Edelstein
The Pastor's Wife (TV Movie 2011)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The story is based on the real-life 2006 media sensation where Mary Winkler murdered her small-town preacher husband.

Director: Norma Bailey
Stars: Rose McGowan, Martin Cummins, Michael Shanks
Fatal Error (TV Movie 1999)
Action | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

The seven American lawyers hired by Australian media magnate Jack Doulan, whose company rivals Albert Teal's Digicron for preponderance on the world market of telecommunications, are ... See full summary »

Director: Armand Mastroianni
Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Janine Turner, Robert Wagner
Fatal Honeymoon (TV Movie 2012)
Action | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A man is accused of drowning his wife during their scuba diving trip at Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Director: Nadia Tass
Stars: Billy Miller, Amber Clayton, Gary Sweet
Lies My Mother Told Me (TV Movie 2005)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Inspired by actual events, about a young girl and her mother, Laren Sims, a con-artist and master of disguises who steals the identities of other women and then turns to murder to protect her secrets.

Director: Christian Duguay
Stars: Joely Richardson, Colm Feore, Hayden Panettiere
Toxic Skies (2008)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Anne Heche stars as a World Health Organization Doctor who uncovers the real cause of an epidemic is the government's secret chem-trail program.

Director: Andrew C. Erin
Stars: Anne Heche, James Tupper, Tobias Slezak
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The true story of a woman who believed her infant daughter had perished in a fire, only to find her 6 years later living with another family.

Director: Paul A. Kaufman
Stars: Judy Reyes, Ana Ortiz, Hector Luis Bustamante
Girl Fight (TV Movie 2011)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A video of an assault on a teenager surfaces on the Internet.

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Stars: Anne Heche, James Tupper, Jodelle Ferland
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When the courts fail to keep behind bars the man who raped and murdered her daughter, a woman seeks her own form of justice.

Director: John Schlesinger
Stars: Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris
She Woke Up Pregnant (TV Movie 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A sleazy dentist sexually assaults his patients while they are under heavy sedatives after he performs dental surgery on them. One woman gets impregnated from such an incident and decides ... See full summary »

Director: James A. Contner
Stars: Michele Greene, William R. Moses, Lynda Carter
Silent Witness (TV Movie 2011)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In Silent Witness, Dermot Mulroney (Zodiak, Copycat) plays prominent defense attorney Tony Lord, who returns to his hometown to defend an old friend, played by Michael Cudlitz (TNT's ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Markle
Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Michael Cudlitz, Anne Heche
Precious Victims (TV Movie 1993)
Crime | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Paula and Robert Sims are desperate: their 12 day old baby has been kidnapped. Since there's no trace of the kidnappers, they address the public for help. Their daughter is found dead ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Levin
Stars: Park Overall, Robby Benson, Frederic Forrest
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Heche ... Tanya
Eric Roberts ... Joe
Kathleen York ... Paula
Melyssa Ade Melyssa Ade ... Cindy
James Edward Campbell James Edward Campbell ... Teddy
Barry Flatman
Mark A. Owen ... Mark Sullivan
Jessica Parsons Jessica Parsons ... Molly Sullivan
Gary Levert Gary Levert ... Bartender
Ian Tench Ian Tench ... Casino Boss - Sheldon
Matthew MacCaull ... Furniture Delivery Guy
Carroll Godsman Carroll Godsman ... Nurse
Loretta Yu ... Waitress
Juanita Peters Juanita Peters ... Receptionist
Jim Swansburg Jim Swansburg ... Pit Boss
Edit

Storyline

Tanya Sullivan (alias Sexykitten), mother of teenager Molly, with a crummy cosmetics sales job in Pittsburgh, meets over Internet a great gay, casino employee Joe Donnely (alias Jerseydude), an ex cop -made to resign after testifying truthfully against the PD- and divorced tender father of teenage son Teddy, who chose to live with him but preferred Rhode Island where his mother still lives. After months of hot mail, Tanya flies a first time to Atlantic City and they start to have hot sex. Once she's pregnant, she tells Joe she was abused by her wife-beating father, and is again by her husband Mark, a gangster. He realizes paternity is uncertain, but stands by her, and after threats and insults from Mark flies to Pittsburgh, with his gun; from then on everything goes horribly wrong... Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Things are not what they seem. See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Lifetime TV

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Deceptively Yours See more »

Filming Locations:

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

When Joe is meeting Tanya for the second time at the airport, he is seen carrying a bouquet of flowers for her. He then goes to the men's room, and the flowers are never seen again. This is not a goof because right before he enters the restroom, he walks by a trash can and the camera focuses on the trash can indicating that's where he put the flowers. See more »

Quotes

Jerry: It's a crosswalk you friggin' idiot!
See more »

Soundtracks

Black Plague & Dynamite
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Damn good for a made-for-TV movie...
28 November 2013 | by roth81See all my reviews

Tanya Sullivan (Anne Heche) meets over Internet a great gay, casino employee Joe Donnely (Eric Roberts), an ex cop -made to resign after testifying truthfully against the PD- and divorced father. After months of hot mail, Tanya flies a first time to Atlantic City and they start to having an affair........

Eric Roberts does a decent job in this movie. In this movie he shows that he can act. still he is played away by Heche. No one can play an uneducated, low class, skanky and manipulative slut better than Anne Heche. Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction was kids-play compared by this performance of Heche.

The Movie is slow-paced in the beginning and the script is so-so...but Heche and Roberts make the movie with their acting. Two lesser actors would have reduced it to a hack piece of garbage.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 17 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows to Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse all our free movies and TV series

Stream Popular 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