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The Tie That Binds

The Tie That Binds (1995)

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Produced by the same team that bankrolled the hit The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, this violent domestic thriller is often compared to that mega-hit. Screenwriter Wesley Strick made his directorial debut with this script by Michael Auerbach. Vincent Spano and Moira Kelly are Russell and Dana Clifton, a successful but childless yuppie couple who adopt a mesmerizing young girl named Janie (Julia Devin). Janie has suicidal tendencies, however -- she walks out into crowded streets, keeps a butcher

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Mystery & Suspense, Drama

Michael Auerbach

Apr 11, 2000

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One of the sleaziest movies of the year and certainly the most unpleasant.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
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A chilling experience

February 7, 2006
Moviehole

The Tie That Binds is an attempt to recapture the spirit of The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, which was itself simply a more sophisticated variation on the slasher genre.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Audience Reviews for The Tie That Binds

A Brilliant Thriller! Janie's been adopted by the perfect couple. With their help she can find a new life. If her real parents don't find her first.
December 15, 2009
ScoopOnline
Wahida K

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A fairly predictable thriller yet still pretty good. I closed my eyes twice!
March 6, 2009
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