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Dominick Dunne Presents: Murder in Greenwich (2002)

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Based on Mark Fuhrman's crime novel, Murder in Greenwich is a made-for-TV movie originally broadcast on the USA cable network. A young girl named Martha Moxley was found murdered in Greenwich, CT, on October 30, 1975. In 1997, Fuhrman (Christopher Meloni) tried to investigate the much-publicized case in order to write a book. He encountered problems from the town's wealthy elite who wished to keep the issue covered up. The story is given a beyond-the-grave narration by the unfortunate victim Martha (Maggie Grace). The main murder suspects are Tommy (Toby Moore) and Michael Skakel (Jon Foster), nephews of Ethel Kennedy.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Dave Erickson, Dave Erickson
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 6, 2003
Runtime:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Cast

Christopher Meloni
as Mark Fuhrman
Andrew Mitchell
as Stephen Weeks
Robert Forster
as Steve Carroll
Maggie Grace
as Martha Moxley
Toby Moore
as Tommy Skakel
Beth Allen
as Julia Skakel
Jon Foster
as Michael Skakel
Liddy Holloway
as Dorothy Skakel
Carolyn Bock
as Michelle Fuhrman
Peter Rowley
as Rushton Skakel
Leo Brettkelly Chalm...
as Robert Mathers (20s)
Ray Trickitt
as Det. John Samuels
James Beaumont
as Robert Mathers (40s)
Norman Farley
as Alex Grafton
Renee Ellwood
as Lucy Duke
Sally Martin
as Charity Foster
Rose McIver
as Sheila McGuire
Tim Adam
as Morris Banks
Joanna Morrison
as Hildy Southerlyn
Latham Gaines
as Probation Officer
Natalie Duggan
as Mrs. Staggs
John Sumner
as Jackson O'Connor
Mark Wright
as Detective #1
Bruce Hopkins
as Lancaster
David Ashton
as Chief Thao Ferris
Stephen Papps
as Maryland Man
Fiona Edgar
as Reporter #1
Nick Miller
as Teenager
Charles Pierard
as Epilogue Reporter
Mark Wright
as Detective #1
David Ashton
as Chief Thao Ferris
William A. Wallace
as TV Reporter
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Critic Reviews for Dominick Dunne Presents: Murder in Greenwich

All Critics (3)

A movie that manages to be mindless, aimless and boring with an effortless consistency.

Full Review… | March 31, 2004
eFilmCritic.com

Though [Robert] Forster doesn't have much to do here, he nevertheless manages to create a character that's far more intriguing than the central storyline.

Full Review… | February 4, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Dominick Dunne Presents: Murder in Greenwich

Not a bad film and you have to remember it's based on a true story and so the storyline isn't going to stray far from the truth.

The makers of the film chose the actress playing the killed girl to narrate the story, which I found a bit bizarre and a bit unnecesary. Perhaps people who know about the case would find the film pretty interesting, however it was just watchable to me

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Lady D'arbanville

Super Reviewer

I didn't know anything about this case prior to seeing this movie, so it was interesting to learn about. There were some aspects about it that could have been better - the acting for one - but all in all, it was fairly entertaining.

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Erin Collins

Super Reviewer

"Murder in Greenwich" is a crime drama with a dragging pace. It aims to be suspenseful but even then, the deliverance of the tension somehow lacks substance. Overall, if you're looking for a crime drama with a high standard, this ain't it. It is a crime drama but it looks like a made-for-TV movie taken out of Hallmark Channel, with a down-to-earth nuance throughout the entire duration.

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