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Revenge! (1971)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | TV Movie 6 November 1971
A deranged mother avenges herself against the man she thinks seduced her daughter by imprisoning him in a cage in her basement.





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Complete credited cast:
Mark Hembric
Frank Klaner
Carol Eve Rossen ...
Dianne Klaner
Pete Marsh
Ed Linnis
Leslie Charleson ...
Nancy Grover
Johnny Scott Lee ...
Jimmy Klaner
George Burrafato ...
Delivery Man
Pelly Sutton ...
Mrs. James Lazen


A deranged mother avenges herself against the man she thinks seduced her daughter by imprisoning him in a cage in her basement.

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6 November 1971 (USA)  »

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There Once Was a Woman  »

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This film is based on the 1971 Elizabeth Davis novel 'There Was An Old Woman'. See more »


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Excellent movie - should be re-made today
19 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie a few years ago and thought it was one of the most clever psychic / thriller / psycho movies I'd ever seen. I wish it was available on DVD / VHS or was on TNT.

Shelly Winters's daughter commits suicide after a guy breaks her heart. Shelly kidnaps the guy so as to take revenge. The guy's wife finds him via ESP and working with a fake psyhcic who comes to believe that ESP is real. Many other clever twists and a generally very cool movie (the guy Shelly kidnapped isn't the one who broke her daughter's heart, and......well I don't wanna ruin it). Great flick! Should be remade today with Kathy Bates (Dolores Claiborne) in the lead role, Kevin Costner as Frank Tanner - would be a blockbuster!

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