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Deception: A Mother's Secret (1991)

TV Movie | 100 min | Drama

Terry is married to Amanda and he wants to adopt his stepson, Jay. When Amanda dies in a car accident, Terry begins working on trying to adopt Jay so that he won't be sent to a foster home. He discovers that not only is Amanda's ex-husband...See moreTerry is married to Amanda and he wants to adopt his stepson, Jay. When Amanda dies in a car accident, Terry begins working on trying to adopt Jay so that he won't be sent to a foster home. He discovers that not only is Amanda's ex-husband not Jay's father but that she was infertile. So where did Jay come from? Terry is not sure if he wants to find out, because it means that he might lose Jay. Written by See less
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Kandy Stern (story) | Sandor Stern (teleplay)
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Updated Nov 24, 1991

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Nov 24, 1991 (United States)

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Katherine Helmond
Geena Milner Geena Milner   See fewer
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Mary Page Keller
Amanda Milner Amanda Milner   See fewer
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Maryann Plunkett
Donna McKenzie Donna McKenzie   See fewer
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Arthur Rosenberg
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Ben Kronen
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Mark Allen
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Joanna Withers
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Louise Lewis
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6.8 / 10 | 89 votes