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Law & Order: True Crime: The Menendez Murders (2017)

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Critic Consensus: Law & Order: True Crime: The Menendez Murders benefits from a standout performance from Edie Falco that proves captivating enough to compensate for a staid approach to potentially drama-rich material.

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The sensational 1989 case in which two brothers were charged with slaying their parents is dramatized.

Cast

Edie Falco
as Leslie Abramson
Gus Halper
as Erik Menendez
Heather Graham
as Judalon Smyth
Josh Charles
as Dr. Jerome Oziel
Anthony Edwards
as Judge Weisberg
Sam Jaeger
as Les Zoeller
Elizabeth Reaser
as Deputy District Attorney Pam Bozanich
Cliff Chamberlain
as Tom Linehan
Carlos Gomes
as Jose Menendez
Julianne Nicholson
as Jill Lansing
Lolita Davidovich
as Kitty Menendez
Chris Bauer
as Tim Rutten
Constance Marie
as Marta Cano
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All Critics (34) | Top Critics (19)

With a subject as lurid and timely as this one, why not throw out the procedural rulebook and have some fun?

September 27, 2017 | Full Review…

It's pure dramatization, resting entirely on audience interest in this case alone. And its conceptions of the characters are disappointingly flat.

September 26, 2017 | Full Review…
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Just don't expect any style points or departures from the straight ahead Wolf playbook.

September 26, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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The Menendez Murders, in comparison, simply feels like the most high-profile case that Dick Wolf, the Law & Order impresario, could grab the rights to

September 26, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Edie Falco is captivating.

September 26, 2017 | Full Review…

True Crime isn't about the Menendez brothers at all. It's about their lawyer.

September 25, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
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