The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader Murdering Mom (1993)

Director
Michael Ritchie

Main cast
Holly Hunter; Beau Bridges; Swoosie Kurtz; Elizabeth Ruscio

Genres
Comedy, Drama

Description
When her daughter Shanna is disqualified from competing for her Junior High School cheer leading squad, Wanda Holloway tries to get her ex-husband's brother, Terry Harper, to hire a hitman to incapacitate Shanna's rival or the girl's mother. He wants nothing to do with it and after several unsuccessful attempts, finally manages to convince the police that Wanda is serious. She is eventually arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit murder but when the media get hold of the story, it becomes a sensation, making front page news around the world. Based on a true story.


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