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1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
In this drama based on a true story, Tracey Thurman (Nancy McKeon) attempts to escape her abusive marriage to Buck (Dale Midkiff). Even after Tracey gains a restraining order, he continues to torment her. Eventually, he viciously attacks Tracey, stabbing her multiple times. Remarkably, she survives the assault, but decides to sue the police department because she was not adequately protected. Tracey's legal battle leads to the adoption of a law to help prevent similar situations.

Cast: Nancy McKeon , Dale Midkiff , Bruce Weitz , Graham Jarvis , Yvette Heyden , Philip Baker Hall ,

Director: Robert Markowitz

Genres: Docudrama

A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989)

Release Date: January 1st, 1989|1 hr. 36 min.

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  • October 19, 2011 dooplerganger101
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    I thought \'a cry for help\' the tracey therman story was a very powerful movie it made all the diffrence that it was a very true story. I flelt tracey therman was high treated unfairly by the police and what happend to her should have never taken place like how many times does a person have to say he can\'t come around me ,if I was her friend I would have taken the knife in my body for her and the stomp to the head just so she wouldn\'t have to feel one bit of the pain she had to endere what happend to her was a huge wake call to get off your ass and do something when someone is in trouble don\'t sit back and watch someone get brutally beaten and stabed do what you can to get them out of that situation.

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