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Family Rescue (1997)

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Deserted by her no-good mother Angie (Ally Sheedy), Emma Baker (Rachael Lee Cook) has been raised by her grandfather, a tough but compassionate old coal miner named Clayton Hayes (George C. Scott). Now 15 years old, Emma insists upon a reunion with her drink-sodden mom--only to be raped and impregnated by Angie's current lowlife boyfriend Ray Wilcox (Don Diamont). When Clayton goes to court in hopes of adopting Emma's sickly baby, he is thwarted by a misguided legal system that regards Wilcox as a more suitable guardian! Outraged, Clayton steals the baby and embarks upon a lengthy odyssey, with the authorities dogging his trail and a virtual battalion of truck drivers and other "little people" treating the old man as a folk hero. Produced for the CBS network, the made-for-TV Country Justice premiered January 14, 1997.

Cast

George C. Scott
as Clayton Hayes
Don Diamont
as Ray Wilcox
Ally Sheedy
as Angie Baker
Trent McDevitt
as Gary O'Leary
Joe Inscoe
as Bryan O'Leary
Michael Martin
as Rev. Collins
Stan Kelly
as Gilford Crowell
Bethany Cline
as Jeannie Frazier
Rick Warner
as Roy Moorehead
Andrew Milam
as Tony Frazier
Lenny Steinline
as Stu Griffith
J.C. Quinn
as Jimmy Tulin
Chuck DeSane
as Sheriff
Dert Reed
as Deputy Alden
Laura Whyte
as Claire Hayes
Patrick Miller
as Highway Hawk
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