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Dead Before Dawn
Dead Before Dawn
Actors: Stanley Anderson, G.W. Bailey, Kim Coates, Jensen Daggett, Cheryl Ladd
Directors: Charles J. Correll, Charles Correll, Charles V. Correll
Genres: Drama, Television
NR     2006     1hr 37min


     
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Actors: Stanley Anderson, G.W. Bailey, Kim Coates, Jensen Daggett, Cheryl Ladd
Directors: Charles J. Correll, Charles Correll, Charles V. Correll
Genres: Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Drama, Television
Studio: Direct Source Label
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 01/24/2006
Original Release Date: 01/01/1992
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1992
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 37min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English, French, Spanish
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Movie Reviews

An Entertaining Docudrama
Alejandra Vernon | Long Beach, California | 04/23/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Based on a true case that took place in Dallas in 1987, "Dead Before Dawn" is about a woman caught in a viciously abusive marriage, who despite her fear and no resources of her own, files for a divorce. Her ambitious husband decides that a little more finality in their split would be less embarrassing for his real estate partners than a messy divorce, and hires a hit man for a "permanent solution." Unfortunately for the husband, the contractor he hires hands the job over to an "expert," but not the kind of expert anyone expects...as he works for the FBI.

The cast is fine, with the attractive Cheryl Ladd lovely as Linda, the bruised and frightened wife, Jameson Parker good as the horrible husband, and Kim Coates creepy as Zack the hitman/FBI agent. Matt Clark and Hope Lange do well as Linda's parents, who are helpful with her 2 children. Directed by Charles Correll with nice pacing and some intense moments, the plot is intriguing and keeps one's interest despite a few holes here and there, and if you enjoy true-life crime dramas, you'll find this TV movie quite entertaining.
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Lifetime's Best
Annie Oakley | Bonita Springs FL | 03/05/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I have long been a fan of Cheryl Ladd and loved watching this movie on Lifetime. I was thrilled to purchase this DVD as you can no longer find Cheryl Ladd in movies as she is deemed "too Old" by today's standards. This is one of my favorites as it is based on a true story that is beyond belief. I would recommend this DVD to anyone who loves movies with women in them and not the kids of today."