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Murder in Mexico: The Bruce Beresford-Redman Story (2015)

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie September 2015
Bruce Beresford-Redman, a producer for the reality TV show "Survivor," becomes the prime suspect in the strangulation death of his wife in Mexico.


Mark Gantt


Ron McGee




Cast overview, first billed only:
Colin Egglesfield ... Bruce Beresford-Redman
Lisa Conrad ... News Magazine Reporter
Mendel Fogelman ... American Reporter
Leonor Varela ... Monica Beresford-Redman
Dakota Bright ... Katie Beresford-Redman
Ashton Essex Bright ... Miles Beresford-Redman (as Ashton Bright)
Michael Moriatis Michael Moriatis ... Hotel Photographer
Samantha Sloyan ... Gretchen Thorne
Julia Bailey ... Colleen (as Julia Sundstrom Sandstrom)
Jeffrey R. Newman ... Boxer #1 (as Jeff Newman)
Anthony Martins ... Boxer #2
James Black ... Dorian
Brianne Davis ... Hilary Sanders
Jennifer Soo ... Amy
Richard Chiu Richard Chiu ... Tai


Bruce Beresford-Redman, a producer for the hit reality show Survivor, takes his wife Monica and their children on vacation to Mexico in an effort to salvage his crumbling marriage after he is caught cheating. But when Monica is found strangled to death, the police soon look to Bruce as their number one suspect. As his wife's friends and family start to turn on him and even his own friends become suspicious, Bruce faces extradition to Mexico to stand trial for her murder. Based on a True story. Written by Barcarie Mitchell

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Crime | Drama


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September 2015 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Not only in this movie, Dakota Bright and Ashton Essex Bright are also siblings in real life. See more »


At around 1 hour 25 minute in Bruce is walking alongside of the highway empty handed, when he gets into the pickup that stops for him, he is now carrying a bag. See more »


References Pimp My Ride (2004) See more »

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Director, Mark Gantt, elevates the "Based on a True Story" Genre and Weaves a Thought Provoking Story
28 September 2015 | by JD PicheSee all my reviews

This is an inspired by a true story movie - If you live here in Southern California, the tragic story of the murder of Mónica Beresford-Redman in 2010 is one that was on the top of headlines for months as her husband accused of her murder, Bruce Beresford-Redman, producer of Survivor and Pimp that Ride maintains to this day that he is innocent.

The big question is, "Did he do it?" During the investigation it was discovered they had marital problems and he was having an affair. But is that enough to convict him? The Mexican government sentenced him to 12 years, there was a lot of sentiment that he thought he could outwit the investigators because of his association with Survivor, did that prejudice the judge? So many if's but no hard core evidence.

This movie takes the audience on the ride presenting the "evidence" and showing the explanation in time going back to that moment and playing it back. At the end of the movie, as in real life, we still don't know for sure as Bruce Beresford-Redman, is still in jail and no one has provided evidence beyond the statistic that the husband did it.

The director was very careful not to convict but tell the story, and create engagement and treat the audience and the story with respect, not spoon feeding a story but telling it in such a way that Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, would be proud.

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