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Driven Underground (2015)

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 4 September 2015
Single mother Sarah Palmer hides her family in Oregon when her daughter Christy becomes a key witness in a murder against the mob.

Director:

George Erschbamer

Writer:

Roslyn Muir
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristy Swanson ... Sarah Palmer
Emily Tennant ... Christy Palmer
Lochlyn Munro ... Detective Boyce
Rick Ravanello ... Karl Harvey
Sebastian Spence ... Tom Wilcox
Rachel Hayward ... Molly Sanders
Lucia Walters ... Detective Reagan West
Scott Patey ... Mr. Gabowski
Bruce Dawson ... Prosecutor John Morin
Sachin Sahel ... Iggy
Charles Andres Charles Andres ... Thug
Frank Cassini ... Jimmy
Steven Cree Molison ... Henchman
Karen Khunkhun ... Newscaster #1
Doug Abrahams ... Karl's Lawyer
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Storyline

Out for a run in the woods by herself, sixteen year old Christy Palmer witnesses what is a contract killing, she getting a clear look of the executioner. With the help of a passerby, Christy is able to get away and report what she saw to the police. The murder investigation, led by Homicide Detectives Reagan West and Boyce, leads, with Christy's identification, to the apprehension of the killer, Karl Harvey, a known drug kingpin. Despite not handling what she witnessed as well as she says, Christy wants to do whatever she can to help put Harvey away, including testifying at his trial. Christy's mother, insurance company regional manager Sarah Palmer, isn't as sure about letting Christy testify, Sarah's primary concern being Christy's safety. Sarah's concerns seem to be well founded - as much as West and Boyce try to assure Sarah that they can protect her and Christy, Harvey, with the help of unknown outside associates, seems able to thwart the police protection measures to make ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Kristy Swanson starred in the original Flowers in The Attic movie in 1987. Shortly after filming this, Emily Tennant began filming If There Be Thorns, the second sequel to Lifetime's Flowers in The Attic remake. See more »

Goofs

The detective trying to find the girl calls the mom's cellphone in order to locate her. That is not necessary, as any IT person such as the police tech would know. When a cellphone is on, it is constantly looking for a tower and as such if the phone number is known it can be located via triangulation. Accordingly, the detective would have been able to locate the mom in a matter of hours without ever calling her phone. See more »

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No words to describe how awful
18 January 2018 | by oceanspitfireSee all my reviews

I've seen a few b list movies. You know you take cheap cop movies at face value because they weren't written wit amazing twists and acting. You don't expect award winning plots and complex characters. but this was not just predictable. this was atrocious. I like the actor who plays tom from other movies. I even have seen Lochlyn Monro do some better acting. Swanson's character was appalling. the number of holes in the plot, the major flaws in the police department, too numerous to mention. there is no need for spoiler alert. this movie was spoiled the second it was produced.


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Official Sites:

Odyssey Media Inc. webpage

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Huida hacia delante See more »

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Budget:

CAD1,200,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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