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The Most Hated Woman in America (2017)

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The life of Madelyn Murray O'Hair, the outspoken activist and founder of American Atheists.

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Tommy O'Haver

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Leo ... Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Brandon Mychal Smith ... Roy Collier
Juno Temple ... Robin
Michael Chernus ... Garth
Rory Cochrane ... Gary Karr
Alex Frost ... Danny Fry
José Zúñiga ... Detective Campos (as Jose Zuniga)
Josh Lucas ... David Waters
Vincent Kartheiser ... Bill, Jr
Adam Scott ... Jack Ferguson
Marco Sanchez ... Frank Gonzalez
Andy Walken ... Young Bill
Ryan Cutrona ... Pup
Sally Kirkland ... Lena
Devin Freeman Devin Freeman ... Teen Bill, Jr
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A true story of the much debated rise and demise of a woman, named Madalyn Murray O'Hair, who was known as the head atheist activist of America. She founded the organization, American Atheist, and held the position of president within the organization for 23 years. Quickly this woman became the most loathed person in the country. Written by c-s-collins1259

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mulher Mais Odiada dos Estados Unidos See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

In real life, David Waters was not hired as office manager. He was hired as a typesetter and was later promoted. See more »

Goofs

When the reporter is called to investigate the disappearance of O'Hair in 1995, his phone clearly says "Lucent". Lucent did not exist until September of 1996. See more »

Quotes

Reverend Harrington: I'll keep praying for your soul, Madalyn.
Madalyn Murray O'Hair: I'll keep cursing yours.
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Connections

References The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

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Mediocre at best
27 March 2017 | by uptownmatchSee all my reviews

Unfortunately this movie is at best only mediocre, at worst a poor job of telling a fascinating story. The actress Melissa Leo is absolutely MISCAST as Murray-O'Hair and suffers through the part unable to capture the essence of a complicated, disturbed, and controversial woman. I looked forward to this movie but watch it with disappointment. I wish a more thorough detailed story could have been told about Madalyn Murray-O'Hair. Better than nothing but that's not saying much!


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