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The Wicked Lady (1983)

R  |   |  Adventure, Drama  |  28 October 1983 (USA)
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Caroline is to be wed to Sir Ralph and invites her sister Barbara to be her bridesmaid. Barbara seduces Ralph, however, and she becomes the new Lady, but despite her new wealthy situation, ... See full summary »

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Caroline is to be wed to Sir Ralph and invites her sister Barbara to be her bridesmaid. Barbara seduces Ralph, however, and she becomes the new Lady, but despite her new wealthy situation, she gets bored and turns to highway robbery for thrills. While on the road she meets a famous highwayman, and they continue as a team, but some people begin suspecting her identity, and she risks death if she continues her nefarious activities. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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She seduced, robbed and murdered...That was on her good days. [Theatrical]

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28 October 1983 (USA)  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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John Walker in 'The Film Year Book Volume Two' described John Gielgud in this movie as "wearing a modified Harpo Marx wig . . . ". See more »

Quotes

Jerry Jackson: [about to be hanged] My friends, I don't care whether you're for me or against me. All that matters is that you've come her today in your thousands to give me a grand send off. To you lovely ladies, don't throw your love, your caresses, your tears on villains like me. Save them for a man who's worth it. An honest, faithful man. If you can find one! To the men I'll give a word of warning, never put your faith in a woman. For no matter how much you may think she loves you, like as not she'll ...
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Cuckolds All A Row
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A Big Disappointment
1 February 2002 | by (Derbyshire, England) – See all my reviews

Having viewed the original version several times, I thought it was great to have a modern up-dated 'Wicked Lady'. I had seen several other of Michael Winner's films, and though not a great fan of his, I found them entertaining. I was even more interested in the production when I was accepted as an extra for the filming of the sequences filmed on White Edge Moor in Derbyshire. It was an experience to say the least, but I did think the completion of the film would be much better, and even though I witnessed the nudity 'first hand', I wondered what all the publicity at the time was about! I viewed it on video just about a year after it was released, and again two weeks ago. I wish now that I had refused to accept my £40 payment, because it lacked everything, except me!


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