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A Killing in a Small Town (1990)

R
TV Movie | 100 min | Drama

The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
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Writers
John Bloom (book "Evidence of Love") | James Atkinson (book "Evidence of Love") (as Jim Atkinson) | Cynthia Cidre (teleplay)
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Updated May 22, 1990

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May 22, 1990 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Barbara Hershey
Candy Morrison Candy Morrison   See fewer
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Brian Dennehy
Ed Reivers Ed Reivers   See fewer
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John Terry
Stan Blankenship Stan Blankenship   See fewer
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Richard Gilliland
Dale Morrison Dale Morrison   See fewer
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Lee Garlington
Peggy Blankenship Peggy Blankenship   See fewer
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Hal Holbrook
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Matthew Posey
Norman Billings Norman Billings   See fewer
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James Monroe Black
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Dennis Letts
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Norman Bennett
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Jerry Haynes
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Daphne Eckler
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Jan DeWitt
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Charles Carroll
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Lisa Renee Wilson
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Haley Miller
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John Hussey
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6.8 / 10 | 549 votes