Love Child

Love Child is a 1982 biopic based on the life of Terry Jean Moore. The film stars Amy Madigan, Beau Bridges, and Mackenzie Phillips.


At 19 Terry Jean Moore was convicted of armed robbery. Soon after entering prison, she meets a guard named Jack Hansen. The two start an affair, which falls apart after Moore becomes pregnant with his child. As a prisoner, Terry then faces the harsh reality of losing her baby, but fights the system to keep her child.

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    director Larry Peerce
    editor Bob Wyman
    genre drama
    keywords armed robbery lose
    musicBy Charles Fox
    producer Paul Maslansky
    productionCompany The Ladd Company
    publisher Warner Bros.
    theme biographical prison