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The Atlanta Child Murders (1985– )

TV Mini-series | 245 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community. When a black photographer is arrested for the crimes, controversy erupts over whether he is the actual killer or a scapegoat offered ...See moreThe city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community. When a black photographer is arrested for the crimes, controversy erupts over whether he is the actual killer or a scapegoat offered up by the city's mostly black leadership. Based on actual events. Written by Anonymous See less
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Feb 10, 1985 (United States)

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Calvin Levels
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Lynne Moody
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Ruby Dee
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Camille Bell Camille Bell   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 320 votes