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Revenge of the Stepford Wives (1980)

TV Movie  -   -  Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  12 October 1980 (USA)
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A TV reporter arrives in Stepford to do a story on the American town with the lowest crime and divorce rates and the tightest real-estate market (no one ever leaves). She needs an assistant... See full summary »

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Kaye Foster
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Megan Brady
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Barbara Parkinson
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Officer Andy Brady
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Dale 'Diz' Corbett
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Thomas Hill ...
Dr. Edgar Trent
Gay Rowan ...
Angelina
Jim McKrell ...
Bruce Manson
Lee Warrick ...
Sally Tarshis (as Lee Benard)
Ed Bell ...
Gary Tarshis (as Edward Bell)
Sheldon Feldner ...
Norman Kahn
Howard Witt ...
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Henry the Druggist
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A TV reporter arrives in Stepford to do a story on the American town with the lowest crime and divorce rates and the tightest real-estate market (no one ever leaves). She needs an assistant, and after interviewing the seemingly-plastic women of Stepford, jumps at the chance to hire the down-to-earth Megan, who's married to a newly-hired cop who hasn't yet moved into the town. Four times a day a siren sounds and every woman in town takes a pill (they each claim it's a thyroid condition). Accidents start to happen, Megan disappears for a couple of days, and the reporter realizes something is amiss. When Megan returns as a full-fledged Stepford wife, it's time for action. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Nothing good about it
1 November 1998 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

Maybe if I had never seen the original or read the book, I might have been mildly amused, but I doubt it. The fact is the husbands were killing their wives and replacing them with robots. An idea scarier today than it may have been then because it seems more possible that it could happen in the near future. But this movie's premise that the wives are servants because once a day when a big horn sounds, they all drop everything and take a pill is pretty stupid. If I were Ira Levin, I would've sued.


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