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The Most Hated Woman in America (2017)

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The life of Madelyn Murray O'Hair, the outspoken activist and founder of American Atheists.

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Tommy O'Haver

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Leo ... Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Brandon Mychal Smith ... Roy Collier
Juno Temple ... Robin
Michael Chernus ... Garth
Rory Cochrane ... Gary Karr
Alex Frost ... Danny Fry
José Zúñiga ... Detective Campos (as Jose Zuniga)
Josh Lucas ... David Waters
Vincent Kartheiser ... Bill, Jr
Adam Scott ... Jack Ferguson
Marco Sanchez ... Frank Gonzalez
Andy Walken ... Young Bill
Ryan Cutrona ... Pup
Sally Kirkland ... Lena
Devin Freeman Devin Freeman ... Teen Bill, Jr
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A true story of the much debated rise and demise of a woman, named Madalyn Murray O'Hair, who was known as the head atheist activist of America. She founded the organization, American Atheist, and held the position of president within the organization for 23 years. Quickly this woman became the most loathed person in the country. Written by c-s-collins1259

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Trivia

Reunites cast members Rory Cochrane and Juno Temple, who previously starred together in "Black Mass" See more »

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In the scenes set in 1995, the computer monitors are modern LCD screens inside CRT enclosures. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Johnny Carson: [on his interview show] Does it worry you that, uh, when you die, that there's not going to be nirvana or whatever you care to call it?
Madalyn Murray O'Hair: When I die I don't want some religious nut shoving a rosary up my ass or communion wafer down my throat. But I wouldn't mind a small corner of the outdoors where the sun can filter through the trees and lay a gentle hand on my face. Three words on my tombstone. "Woman." I've loved being a woman. "Grandmother." I've loved being a grandmother. And "...
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Connections

References Super Mario Bros. (1985) See more »

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Let Me Baby
Written by Richard Myhill
Courtesy of APM Music
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Great Story Deserved a Better Telling
15 June 2018 | by referencegirlSee all my reviews

The true story is fascinating. Unfortunately this film doesn't do it justice. However, with great actors and just enough interesting details the film is watchable.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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The Most Hated Woman in America See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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