Sins of the Father (2002)


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A man must decide if his greater loyalty is to his family or to justice in this made-for-TV movie based on a true story. In 1963, several members of a Southern Ku Klux Klan chapter bombed an African-American church in Birmingham, AL. Four young girls died in the blast, but the police were unable to prosecute the most case at the time because no one was willing to testify against the most likely suspects, or even say what they knew about them. Tom Cherry (Tom Sizemore) is the son of Bobby Frank … More

Rating: G (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: John Pielmeier
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On DVD: Jun 18, 2002
Artisan Home Entertainment


as Tom Cherry

as Garrick Jones

as Bobby Frank Cherry

as Dalton Strong

as Young Tom Cherry

as Virginia Cherry

as Young Bobby Jr.

as Denise McNair

as Cynthia Wesley

as Addie Mae Collins

as Carole Robertson

as Sarah Collines

as Mrs. Wesley

as Sunday School Teache...

as Church Minister

as Tommy Blanton

as Robert Chambliss

as Herman Cash

as Troy Ingram

as J. Edgar Hoover

as Jack Cash

as Newsstand Youth

as Bull Connor

as Mrs. McNair

as Funeral Minister

as Prosecutor

as Trooper
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Critic Reviews for Sins of the Father

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

December 16, 2002
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Tom Sizemore comes front centre with the thought provoking and ultimately powerful "Sins of the Father", a highly charged family drama, co-starring Richard Jenkins and Ving Rhames, in which he's easily the jewel in the crown

June 7, 2002

Difficult to feel much sympathy... for any of the characters.

Full Review… | June 4, 2002

August 11, 2005

Full Review… | December 16, 2002
Apollo Guide

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