The envy of her sorority sisters, Charlotte Byrne (Allison Smith) has everything. Looks. Popularity. And Wesley, a boyfriend in a fraternity. But one night Charlotte attends a party without Wesley...and falls prey to the overtures of his frat brother Jim, a devious womanizer. Not one to take no for an answer, Jim isolates and forces Charlotte into an unwanted sexual encounter. And that's just the beginning of her nightmare. Wesley learns of the incident and breaks up with her. Jim trivializes and boasts of his "conquests." She's ostracized by her sorority sisters. But with help from a campus support group, Charlotte finds her courage and decides to take legal action. What follows is a profile in strength that leaves none of her values or friendships unchallenged...and justice hanging in the balance.

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A Reason to Believe (1995)

Drama

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The envy of her sorority sisters, Charlotte Byrne (Allison Smith) has everything. Looks. Popularity. And Wesley, a boyfriend in a fraternity. But one night Charlotte attends a party without Wesley...and falls prey to the overtures of his frat brother Jim, a devious womanizer. Not one to take no for an answer, Jim isolates and forces Charlotte into an unwanted sexual encounter. And that's just the beginning of her nightmare. Wesley learns of the incident and breaks up with her. Jim trivializes and boasts of his "conquests." She's ostracized by her sorority sisters. But with help from a campus support group, Charlotte finds her courage and decides to take legal action. What follows is a profile in strength that leaves none of her values or friendships unchallenged...and justice hanging in the balance.

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Cast
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Jay Underwood

Jim Curran
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Allison Smith

Charlotte Byrne
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Danny Quinn

Wesley
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Georgia Emelin

Linda Perryman
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Kim Walker

Judith
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Keith Coogan

Potto
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Christopher Birt

Gary
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Lisa Lawrence

Alison
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Obba Babatundé

Prof. Thurman
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Mark Metcalf

Dean Kirby
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Robin Riker

Constance
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Holly Marie Combs

Sharon
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Afton Smith

Becky
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Joe Flanigan

Eric Sayles
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David Overlund

Freddy
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Jimmy Kieffer

Dave Brown (as Jim Kieffer)
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Mary Thomas

Tracy
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Michelle Stratton

Amy
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Rachel Parker

Donna
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Sally Kenyon

Daisy
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Andy Holcomb

Harvey
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Cary Spadafora

Nancy
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Terek Puckett

Lazy student
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Matt Johnston

Hippie student
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Christopher Trela

Kinko's brother
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Don Handfield

Nuj
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Jon Hoffman

Dean
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Claire Cundiff

Capt. Pepper
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Christian Meinhardt

Editor
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Tulane Chartock

Dean's secretary
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Carol O'Neil

Feminist hanging flyers
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Alex Wolfe

Asshole in quad
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Amy Smith

Bartender at Hole in the Wall
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Frank Martorana

Scared brother (as Frank Martina)
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Catherine Pinckert

Girl never studying
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Doye Trachtenberg

Biggest brother
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Noah Lanich

Puking brother
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Doug Devine

Party brother
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Brett Kreutzmann

Shot-race brother
Crew
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Douglas Tirola

Director
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A Reason to Believe

(DVD)

4/5/2005

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