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The Morrison Murders: Based on a True Story (1996)

Unrated | | Crime | TV Movie 5 November 1996
A husband and wife and their youngest son are murdered in this true story. Their two other sons are left to cope with their loss, but the local sherrif begins to suspect that one of the ... See full summary »

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Chris Thomson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Corbett ... Walker Morrison
Jonathan Scarfe ... Luke Morrison
Maya McLaughlin ... Patti Morrison
Tanya Allen ... Kimberly Granger
Alex Carter ... Deputy George Pettygrew
Patricia Gage ... Aunt Clare
Gordon Clapp ... Sheriff Byron Calhoun
Barry Flatman ... Donald Fraser
Marc Donato ... Beau
Hayley Lochner Hayley Lochner ... Michelle
Christine Brubaker Christine Brubaker ... Real Estate Agent
Steve Cumyn ... Deputy 2
Shawn Lawrence ... Garth
Angela Fusco ... Flo
John Bayliss John Bayliss ... Baptist Minister
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Storyline

A husband and wife and their youngest son are murdered in this true story. Their two other sons are left to cope with their loss, but the local sherrif begins to suspect that one of the brothers committed the crime, and must convince the other to help him discover the truth. Written by David Kinne <davros@gargoyle.apana.org.au>

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The True Story of a Brother's Ultimate Betrayal.

Genres:

Crime

Certificate:

Unrated
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Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Morrison tragédia See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Very Well Done for a TV Murder Movie
9 January 2000 | by LaFmeCIESee all my reviews

I don't usually like this sort of movie but was working at home and wanted something to halfway watch while I did. I got so engrossed I gave up working to just sit and finish watching the last half hour uninterrupted. And I sure don't usually shed tears over this sort of show, but I was crying at the end. A lot of emotional nuance. Great acting, and good southern feel. John Corbett is one of the most talented actors out there, and the guy who played Luke was really good too. Highly recommend.


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