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A Killer in the Family (1983)

TV Movie | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A father serving time for murder convinces his three teenage sons that his life is being threatened by fellow inmates and that they should break him out of jail. However, when his sons succeed in the jailbreak attempt, the father brings ...See moreA father serving time for murder convinces his three teenage sons that his life is being threatened by fellow inmates and that they should break him out of jail. However, when his sons succeed in the jailbreak attempt, the father brings along his cell-mate, a former two time killer, and soon the sons find themselves involved in the pair's murderous crime spree. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Sue Grafton (teleplay) | Steve Humphrey (teleplay) (as Steven Humphrey) | Robert Aller (teleplay) (story)
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Updated Oct 30, 1983

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Oct 30, 1983 (United States)

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Robert Mitchum
Gary Tison Gary Tison   See fewer
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James Spader
Donny Tison Donny Tison   See fewer
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Lance Kerwin
Ray Tison Ray Tison   See fewer
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Eric Stoltz
Ricky Tison Ricky Tison   See fewer
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Salome Jens
Alice Johansen Alice Johansen   See fewer
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Lynn Carlin
Dorothy Tison Dorothy Tison   See fewer
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Stuart Margolin
Randy Greenawalt Randy Greenawalt   See fewer
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Arliss Howard
John Lyons John Lyons   See fewer
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Amanda Wyss
Dannelda Lyons Dannelda Lyons   See fewer
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Susan Swift
Teresa Teresa   See fewer
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Nolan Adams
Gas Station Attendant Gas Station Attendant   See fewer
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Spencer Alston
Mark (as Spencer B. Alston) Mark (as Spencer B. Alston)   See fewer
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Tip Boxell
Tower Guard Tower Guard   See fewer
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Craig Clyde
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
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Walt Field
Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
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Philip Halstead
Store Clerk Store Clerk   See fewer
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C. Michael Henry
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
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Russ McGinn
Security Guard Security Guard   See fewer
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Richard Mitchell
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
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Michael Ruud
Customer Customer   See fewer
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Michael Stanley
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George Strine
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
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George K. Sullivan
Lieutenant Lieutenant   See fewer
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Ted White
Officer Officer   See fewer
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Scott Wilkinson
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Thayne Jay Bradfield
Law Student (uncredited) Law Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 447 votes