Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story

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"You can't pray away who you are."
  • TV-14
  • 2019
  • 6.2  (542)

Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story is a made-for-TV movie that aired on Lifetime in 2019. The movie is based on a true story and follows the life of Alex Cooper, who is portrayed by Addison Holley. Alex is a teenager who lives in Utah with her Mormon family. She is a typical teenage girl who enjoys spending time with her friends and has a passion for playing soccer. But her world is turned upside down when she realizes that she is gay. Alex's family is deeply religious, and being gay is not accepted within their community.

Alex's parents, played by Nicolette Pearse and Ian Lake, are not supportive of her sexuality and send her to a religious conversion therapy camp to "fix" her homosexuality. The camp is a horrific place where members are subjected to brutal and degrading treatments intended to change their sexual orientation.

Alex quickly realizes that the camp is not a safe place for her and tries to escape. But her efforts are in vain, and she is eventually caught and returned to the camp by her parents. Alex's only hope is to fight for her freedom and to escape the camp for good.

As the movie progresses, we see Alex face numerous challenges and injustices in her fight to escape the conversion therapy camp. She is subjected to verbal and physical abuse by members of the camp, and her parents refuse to listen to her pleas for help.

The film does a good job of depicting the horror of conversion therapy and the damage it can cause to vulnerable young people. It also shows the strength and resilience of LGBTQ+ youth who face difficult circumstances because of their sexuality.

The acting in the movie is solid, with Holley delivering a heartfelt and believable performance as Alex. The supporting cast also does a good job of portraying the characters and the challenges they face.

Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story is a powerful and emotional movie that sheds light on an important issue. It is a reminder of the importance of acceptance and the need to support LGBTQ+ youth. The film is a must-watch for anyone who wants to understand the devastating impact of conversion therapy and the strength of those who fight against it.

Overall, Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story is a compelling and emotional movie that tells an important story. It is a movie that will leave a lasting impression on viewers and a reminder of the importance of fighting against discrimination and hatred.

Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story is a 2019 drama. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2.

Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story
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  • Release Date
    2019
  • MPAA Rating
    TV-14
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (542)