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Helter Skelter (Massacre in Hollywood)

Helter Skelter (Massacre in Hollywood) (1976)

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Release Date: Apr 1, 1976 Wide

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Based on the best-selling Vincent Bugliosi book of the same name, Helter Skelter is a made-for-TV account of the investigation and prosecution of Charles Manson (Steve Railsback), who was convicted of leading a group of followers (known as "The Family") to murder seven people in California, including actress Sharon Tate. The film takes a Law & Order-like approach, starting with the discovery of the murders, which leads to the police gathering snippets of evidence that they eventually connect to

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Apr 20, 2004

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All Critics (12) | Top Critics (1) | Fresh (11) | Rotten (0) | DVD (1)

Well-mounted TV-flick biopic.

April 3, 2005
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Its possible value is undermined by TV film values and fake Beatle tracks.

September 9, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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Great telling of the Manson Murders. Steve Railsback's performance as Manson is unforgettable. Make sure to see the 184 min cut and not the choppy 119 min cut.
March 30, 2012
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