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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.








Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Karr
Danny Fry
Detective Campos (as Jose Zuniga)
Jack Ferguson
Frank Gonzalez
Young Bill
Devin Freeman ...
Teen Bill, Jr


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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Release Date:

24 March 2017 (USA)  »

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A Mulher Mais Odiada dos Estados Unidos  »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


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


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 »


[last lines]
Johnny Carson: [on his interview show] Does it worry you that, uh, when you die, that there's not going to be nirvana or whatever you care to call it?
Madalyn Murray O'Hair: When I die I don't want some religious nut shoving a rosary up my ass or communion wafer down my throat. But I wouldn't mind a small corner of the outdoors where the sun can filter through the trees and lay a gentle hand on my face. Three words on my tombstone. "Woman." I've loved being a woman. "Grandmother." I've loved being a grandmother. And "...
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References The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

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A life story got lost here.
26 March 2017 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

A great opportunity to tell an exciting and unusual life story got lost here. Although I may have forbearance with lack of craft skills. But a filmmaker may not embark on a topic he does not understand or know how to treat and process. This production is extremely clumsily thrown together. Sometimes it becomes involuntarily comical even. Melissa Leo deserves an apology.

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