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Final Vision (2017)

This is the true story of crime author Joe McGinniss's journey to write "Fatal Vision", a best-selling book about Jeffrey MacDonald, a Green Beret doctor who's accused of slaying his pregnant wife and two daughters in the early 1970s.

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Nicholas McCarthy

Writers:

Joe McGinniss (based on the book by), Denis O'Neill (teleplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Foley ... Jeffrey MacDonald
Dave Annable ... Joe McGinniss
John Doman ... Bernie Segal
Lochlyn Munro ... Wade Smith
Jessica Harmon ... Colette MacDonald
Gwynyth Walsh ... Perry MacDonald
Caroline Aaron ... Leslie Sterling
Ken Kramer ... Freddy Kassab
Gabrielle Rose ... Mildred Kassab
Julia Maren Baker ... Kimberly MacDonald
Baylee Breen-Wood Baylee Breen-Wood ... Kristen MacDonald
Aaron Craven ... James Blackburn
Serge Houde ... Judge Franklin Dupree
Lane Edwards ... Brian Murtagh
Rhona Rees ... Helena Stoeckley
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This is the true story of crime author Joe McGinniss's journey to write "Fatal Vision", a best-selling book about Jeffrey MacDonald, a Green Beret doctor who's accused of slaying his pregnant wife and two daughters in the early 1970s.

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Based on the 1984 TV mini-series called Fatal Vision which stars Gary Cole as Jeffrey R. McDonald. See more »

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Poorly done
2 February 2018 | by ksiegle-06013See all my reviews

I was so excited to get another movie on this tragic case. I like Scott Foley and Dave Annable, but every actor in this movie was awful. It is a poor portrait of a great book and the movie,Fatal Vision. If I was seeing this case for the first time (in this movie), I would have been lost. I have been following this case since 1984, have all the books and the movie Fatal Vision, and frequent some forums. I was bored to tears with this one, It touched on no points of why he was actually convicted. Maybe I'm just spoiled with Fatal Vision and their cast and the thoroughness of that movie. jmo of course


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Final Vision See more »

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16:9 HD
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