TV Movie | Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a ... See full summary »
Both Richard Larsen and Ann Rule's books about Ted Bundy had the word "Stranger" in them, and for completely different reasons: In Larsen's book, and this movie, it refers to Bundy and his victims, remaining a Deliberate Stranger; while Rule's is about working side-by-side with Bundy, The Stranger Beside Me.
Hi, I hate to bother you and be the one to mess up your tan and all.
Lisa Rutledge: Well then, move out of my sun.
Ted Bundy: Actually, I was looking for a kind soul, preferably a pretty one, to help me unload a sailboat from my car.
Lisa Rutledge: Flattery and a broken arm will get you ...
The victim in the beginning of the film is based on Georgeann Hawkins (name changed to Ann Pitney). She is seen wearing a hot pink navel baring top, with a white mini skirt, and stiletto platform shoes. In reality, according to Hawkins missing persons report, she was wearing a white backless shirt, a sheer red, white, and blue floral print long sleeved shirt, navy blue cotton bell bottom pants (which had one button and was missing three), and open-toed wedge sandals. While she was carrying a purse, it was not a fancy designer handbag. Hawkins was carrying a leather tan satchel like purse.