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The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (1993)

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TV Movie | 99 min | Biography, Comedy, Thriller

Err, the title is almost a summary itself. Based on the true story of a Texas mom who tries to hire a hitman (through her ex's brother) to kill either or both a cheerleader and her mother. With the intended victims out of the way, Wanda's ...See moreErr, the title is almost a summary itself. Based on the true story of a Texas mom who tries to hire a hitman (through her ex's brother) to kill either or both a cheerleader and her mother. With the intended victims out of the way, Wanda's daughter gets the chance to become a cheerleader. When the media get hold of the story, Wanda's trial turns into a media circus. Written by Rob Hartill See less
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Wanda Holloway Wanda Holloway   See fewer
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Beau Bridges
Terry Harper Terry Harper   See fewer
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Swoosie Kurtz
Marla Harper Marla Harper   See fewer
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Elizabeth Ruscio
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Tony Harper Tony Harper   See fewer
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Gary Grubbs
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Jack Kehler
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Megan Berwick
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Steve Eastin
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Mother Mother   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 1,199 votes