Crime After Crime
Crime After Crime (2011)

Crime After Crime is the exclusive documentary film on the legal battle to free Debbie Peagler, a woman imprisoned for over a quarter century due to her connection to the murder of the man who abused her. She finds her only hope for freedom… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 1, 2011
DVD Release Date: April 24, 2012
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Harrowing, moving and inspiring.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Yoav Potash's moving, vivid documentary "Crime After Crime" will make you both angry and tearful, sometimes at the same time.

Cynthia Fuchs

While Crime After Crime's own storytelling can be awkward (the music soundtrack, heavy on sad piano and strings), it underlines repeatedly disparities in the so-called justice system.

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David Elliott
San Diego Reader

Despite its plodding tactics, the movie is an alarming witness.

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Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic

It reminds us, once again, that little can be quite so riveting as a well-told story from a compelling talking head.

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Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

On technical merits, Crime After Crime isn't a great film. But the story it chronicles is important, and its emotional impact is undeniable.

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Deeply flawed.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Though rife with talking-head interviews and straightforwardly shot, the movie is quietly riveting and cumulatively galling.

Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Director Yoav Potash acts as a true advocate for the battered women's movement in this involving doc.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
"Crime after Crime" is an informative, incisive and emotional documentary about Deborah Peagler who was convicted and sentenced to 25 years to life… More