6.3/10
209
7 user 1 critic

Not Our Son (1995)

A Seattle household secretly cooperates with police in a case that links a family member to widespread arson.

Director:

Michael Ray Rhodes

Writer:

Scott Swanton
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

A Family Torn Apart (TV Movie 1993)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A teenage boy finds his mother and father murdered in their home but as the story goes on he reveals he knows more than he is letting on.

Director: Craig R. Baxley
Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Johnny Galecki, Linda Kelsey
The Man in the Attic (TV Movie 1995)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Based on a true story. An older woman hides her younger lover in the attic of her house for years without her husband suspecting.

Director: Graeme Campbell
Stars: Anne Archer, Len Cariou, Neil Patrick Harris
Stranger in the Family (TV Movie 1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

16-year-old Steve Thompson seemed to have everything going for him: friends, good looks, and a great personality. But a car accident tragically brings his once-bright future to a crashing halt.

Director: Donald Wrye
Stars: Teri Garr, Neil Patrick Harris, Randle Mell
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young man begins to suspect that his mother may have murdered his father.

Director: Steven Schachter
Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Meredith Salenger
David (TV Movie 1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The true story of David Rothenberg whose disturbed father set him on fire.

Director: John Erman
Stars: Bernadette Peters, John Glover, Dan Lauria
She Fought Alone (TV Movie 1995)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A girl finds herself shamed in her small rural town after being raped by a football player. Her boyfriend, her mother and her lawyer all try their best to protect her, but will the local high school put a stop to the harassment?

Director: Christopher Leitch
Stars: Tiffani Thiessen, Brian Austin Green, Isabella Hofmann
For My Daughter's Honor (TV Movie 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In Tate, Oklahoma a popular coach, Pete Nash, is accused of having a sexual relation with 14 years old Amy, one of his school's pupils.

Director: Alan Metzger
Stars: Gary Cole, Nicholle Tom, Mac Davis
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes.

Director: Yves Simoneau
Stars: Michael Madsen, Ron Livingston, Ray Baker
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Fact-based story about the controversial conviction of Dr. Sam Sheppard (Peter Strauss) for the murder of his wife in Cleveland. The story picks up with his conviction and concentrates on ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Levin
Stars: Peter Strauss, Henry Czerny, Lindsay Frost
The Christmas Wish (TV Movie 1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Intent on fulfilling his grandma's Christmas wish, a man sets out to find the woman mentioned in his late grandfather's journals. He learns the secrets of his past and the true meaning of Christmas.

Director: Ian Barry
Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Debbie Reynolds, Naomi Watts
Animal Room (1995)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Cynical and intelligent Arnold Mosk, a known drug user, is put into a disciplinary program at his high school meant for the seriously disturbed where he becomes the main target of the psychopathic Doug Van Housen and his gang.

Director: Craig Singer
Stars: Ryan Payne Bell, Dechen Thurman, Eddie Malavarca
Mother Knows Best (TV Movie 1997)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A woman urges her daughter to get married. And when her daughter does, she doesn't think that she made a good choice. So she goes out and hires a killer to kill her son-in-law.

Director: Larry Shaw
Stars: Joanna Kerns, Christine Elise, Grant Show
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Neil Patrick Harris ... Paul Kenneth Keller
Gerald McRaney ... George Keller
Tom Verica ... Randy Litchfield
Ari Meyers ... Ruth Keller
Scott Allan Campbell Scott Allan Campbell ... Dane Whetsel
Tom McBeath ... Ken O'Connor
Stephen E. Miller ... Greg Knapp
Cindy Pickett ... Margaret Keller
Jason Gaffney ... Ben Keller
David Lovgren ... Preston
Garry Chalk ... Mike Dombrowski
Ken Camroux-Taylor ... Fire Chief (as Ken Camroux)
Brenda Crichlow ... Carol Atkins
Denalda Williams Denalda Williams ... Janet
William R. Davies William R. Davies ... Police Chief
Edit

Storyline

A Seattle household secretly cooperates with police in a case that links a family member to widespread arson.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

arson | son | radio | manhunt | fire | See All (8) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hilferuf aus den Flammen See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Based on real-life arsonist Paul Keller who set more than a hundred fires in Seattle in 1992. One of those fires killed three elderly women in a retirement home. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Captivating real life drama
24 November 2018 | by llkp-69338See all my reviews

I was captivated from the word go. The real life arsonist was very careful and clever to burn down a 100 different places. He also just carried on after accidentally killing people. If only we could diagnose these dangerous people way before they kill, life would be sweet. They're so creative when it comes to lies they offer up for there cover. The cast was well chosen except for Patrick Harris. Why choose a gay for a straight role. He's a very weak actor and this role shows it. Surely they could have found a stronger and better actor. I find it very difficult to enjoy a movie when the characters are cast outside the norm. I don't mind the gbtl actors. Just use them correctly.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed