The Burning Bed (1984)

The Burning Bed (1984)

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Farrah Fawcett earned Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for her portrayal of Francine Hughes in the television movie The Burning Bed. The film is structured as a series of flashbacks while Francine's character endures a murder trial after she poured gasoline on her sleeping spouse and burned him to death. Her husband Mickey (Paul Le Mat) drove her over the edge after years of physical and emotional abuse when he rapes her. Television regular Richard Masur has a prominent co-starring role. Fawcett parlayed her work in this film into a series of more serious movies, including Extremities and Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Drama , Mystery & Suspense , Television
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In Theaters:
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On DVD:
Runtime:
Studio:
Tisch-Avnet Productions

Cast

Farrah Fawcett
as Francine Hughes
Paul Le Mat
as Mickey Hughes
Grace Zabriskie
as Flossie Hughes
Richard Masur
as Aryon Graydanus
Christa Denton
as Christy
James T. Callahan
as Berlin Hughes
Gary Grubbs
as District Attorney
David Andrews
as Wimpy Hughes
James Hampton
as Police Witness
Justin Gocke
as Jimmy age 4
Gilmer McCormick
as Salesperson
Delana Michaels
as Miss Connor
Greg Norberg
as Ernest
Fred Daniel Scott
as Mr. Barlow
Sonny Carl Davis
as Assistant Prosecutor
Greg Norberg
as Ernest
Fred D. Scott
as Mr. Barlow
James Callahan
as Berlin Hughes
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Audience Reviews for The Burning Bed

A realistic, yet predictable and boring drama. I saw this on TV a while ago, it's an average drama.

Aj V
Aj V

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Based on a true story this movie showed the perils of what a mother and her children had to put up with from a mentally unwell abusive husband~!!!!!!!

 ♥Robyn  M♥
♥Robyn M♥

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Haven't seen this in years.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

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