Following extraordinary and terrifyingly true tales of psychological manipulation, Dangerous Persuasions explores everyday people who were brainwashed into making remarkable sacrifices and committing unthinkable acts in the process.
- 1. Scientology: Eternal ContractJanuary 30, 201344minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishDevoted Scientologist Nancy becomes an undercover spy to root out the church’s enemies. Little did she know she'd become immersed in the organization’s secret war against its critics.
- 2. Prophet or Predator?January 30, 201344minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishSingle mom Christine meets a charismatic man who manipulates her into believing he is a Mormon Prophet and that they are 'spiritually married.' Promising divine blessings he coerces her into selling her possessions.
- 2. Bound in a Box: Colleen StanThis video is currently unavailableSeptember 9, 201644minTV-14The true story of Colleen Stan, a woman kidnapped in 1977. Trapped in a box for 23 hours a day, Colleen tells the harrowing story of her imprisonment lasting more than seven years.
- 3. False Memories, Real EvilFebruary 6, 201344min16+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishSusan Hamlin is intimidated by husband Richard into fabricating 'repressed childhood memories.' He manipulates Susan into believing she has molested their own children and is at the center of a plot to kill him.
- 4. Highway to HateFebruary 13, 201344minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishYoung father Kerry Noble takes his pregnant wife to a Christian commune and after meeting charismatic leader Jim Ellison, they feel this is a devout and perfect place. But soon, Kerry is led into a world of racism and mass-murder.
- 5. Diabolical DisciplineFebruary 20, 201344minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishMary Rich and her family meet self-styled missionary Ron Larrinaga at their local church. When Ron convinces them to join his family living in a remote house in northern California, the house soon becomes a violent retreat
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