The Elizabeth Smart Story

5.91 h 29 min2003UHD13+
When fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her bedroom in her suburban home, it created an unprecedented media frenzy. Now, with details never before revealed to the public, comes the true story of the young victim who never gave up hope.
Bobby Roth
Dylan BakerLindsay FrostAmber Marshall
English [CC]
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Tom EverettHannah LochnerTyler KyteJacob KraemerLuke MacInnisHollis McLarenKevin Curran
Ted BabcockPatricia CliffordJeff MortonPeter SadowskiRobert M. SertnerRandy SutterFrank von Zerneck
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SissyMomof5Reviewed in the United States on April 22, 2016
4.0 out of 5 stars
Well done
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I watched the film after reading the book. Therefore I had that background in my head. It made the film that much more stirring.
When the family reunites I can feel the amazingness of that moment.
There is nothing showing she is raped and used that way so if watching with someone sensitive to those things, no need to worry .
Overall I found the movie and acting to be well done.
I highly recommend reading Elizabeth Smart's book. Her story of overcoming is inspirational and makes "problems " in my life seem like nothing .
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Matthew RobaszkiewiczReviewed in the United States on June 13, 2022
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Very well done adaptation of a harrowing true story. Definitely worth the watch, especially if not completely familiar with all the related events of the story.
Joel Menachim ShearerReviewed in the United States on March 11, 2015
4.0 out of 5 stars
Well-done story of parents proving more useful than authorities
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Well-done story of parents proving more useful than authorities. I bought it because after watching Heartland I wanted to see how Amber Marshall was in other parts. Titular, but a fairly small role in this, she was fine. She's better than fine now. Even then, she had amazing eyes. In Heartland, her kindness shows through and completes her characterization of a role she was born to play. In Smart, those eyes, combined with the mask over her lower face, are haunting.
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jack olatternReviewed in the United States on October 14, 2015
5.0 out of 5 stars
I recall seeing a young lady in Salt Lake City like that right before she was found
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Really hit home when I watched this movie. I went to Salt Lake right around the time that she went missing. As shown in the movie, she was forced to wear some weird robes to cover her face. I recall seeing a young lady in Salt Lake City like that right before she was found. I am convienced it was here. Before you hire help to work on your house, go through an agent instead of hiring some homeless person off the street, Good show though/
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john murrayReviewed in the United States on August 25, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Educational and remembered.
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I like Amber Marshall and how she portrayed Elizabeth Smart and how she played a young girl being kidnapped by a nut job and his wife who should have gotten life .
Jerry TReviewed in the United States on February 8, 2015
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great Movie!
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The story broke my heart and Amber Marshall, The girl who played the part of Elizabeth was so convincing I forgot I was watching a movie. This tragic true story will forever be embedded in my memories
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Sequin QueenReviewed in the United States on February 2, 2016
5.0 out of 5 stars
Very good account of what Elizabeth Smart endured at the hands of her demented kidnappers
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Excellent and thorough and gently filmed account of Elizabeth Smart's horrifying kidnapping and subsequent return to her loving family. Very well done and I enjoyed it very much.
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Who cares?Reviewed in the United States on August 30, 2014
5.0 out of 5 stars
I enjoyed the movie
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I enjoyed the movie.
It conveyed some important parts of the terrible crime with out vivid graphic details.
It is a movie that I would let younger teens can watch and then have a discussions with as to how can we help keep them safer and calm some of their fears.
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