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Framed for Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery (2017)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Movie 15 January 2017
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Investigative reporter Mac buys a mansion and hires Shannon to fix it. She finds her friend's dad dead in his house. The police calls it an accident. Shannon investigates. Mac helps.

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Mark Jean

Writers:

Kate Carlisle (based on the "Fixer-Upper Mysteries") (as Kate Carlise), Peter Hume (story) | 2 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Jewel Kilcher ... Shannon Hughes (as Jewel)
Colin Ferguson ... Mac Sullivan
Erin Karpluk ... Jennifer Hennessey
Ron Lea ... Pete Hughes
Colin Lawrence ... Chief Jensen
Laura Soltis ... Althea Morton
Marcus Rosner ... Stephen Davison
Ken Tremblett ... Jesse Hennessey
Bill Dow ... Ned Davison
Jason Cermak ... Officer Tommy Sloane
Karen Holness ... Carol
Roderick Glanville Roderick Glanville ... Andrew Gosin
Joanne Wilson ... Receptionist
Mia Golden ... Guest
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Storyline

In the small resort town of Lighthouse Cove, everyone knows that the best man for the job is a woman. And that woman is Shannon Hughes, owner of Hughes Restoration and an expert in Victorian home restoration and renovation. Through her renovations she will find clues to uncover the house's secret past and in turn become an unlikely sleuth to help crack these unsolved mysteries. From the Fixer Upper Mystery book series by Kate Carlisle.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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The artifacts shown in the movie's "Maritime Museum" were loaned to the production by the actual Maritime Museum of British Columbia from among the 35,000 objects in their collection. See more »

Goofs

At around 11:00 Shannon says she can put a spare tire on in 5 minutes. She does not take the jack out also she fiddles around with a couple lugs with the Lug Wrench for a few minutes. It takes quite a bit of "grunting" to break lugs... I did not hear even one. See more »

Connections

Followed by Deadly Deed: A Fixer Upper Mystery (2018) See more »

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The Shape of You
Written by Dallas Davidson, Jewel Kilcher (as Jewel) & David Lee
Performed by Jewel Kilcher (as Jewel)
[Shannon sings the song at the memorial service]
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Promising start of a possible series
26 March 2017 | by mountaingoat100See all my reviews

This is the latest in the cosy mystery movies that Hallmark specialises in. As usual, it is set in a beautiful, picturesque American small town, although filmed in Canada. Jewel is the winsome lead who has a property restoration and renovation company. When one of her neighbours is found dead, she suspects foul play. There is a reason that she is averse to seeking hep from the police which is revealed later in the story. Luckily, a famed true crime writer, Colin Ferguson, has just arrived and is her latest client, and is willing to assist in her snooping. Their relationship is warm and fun, with hints it could develop into romance in the future. The mystery itself is reasonably involving even if the culprit is guessable long before the denouement, and the details are well laid out. A nice touch is that Jewel uses her skills and observations learned in the fixing-up business to uncover a hidden treasure and then to trap the killer. This is a promising beginning and should be a welcome addition to the ongoing amateur lady sleuth series.


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Release Date:

15 January 2017 (USA) See more »

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Framed for Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery See more »

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