A young, naive woman falls for and marries a doctor but then she realizes that he is not what he seemed.



(based on the book "Deadly Intentions" by), (teleplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Charles Raynor
Katherine Raynor (as Madolyn Smith)
Morgana King ...
Anna Livanos
Alex Livanos
Garner (as Cliff DeYoung)
Charlotte Raynor
Carol Durdin
Tom Horner
Dr. Reston
Joella Deffenbaugh ...
Station Nurse
Airline Attendant
Liis Kailey ...
Ellen Horner
Joel Lawrence ...


Katherine married Dr. Charles Raynor. She later discovers that Raynor is a sadist who torments her physically and mentally. She divorces him and take their child away. He then decides to kill her but when his plot is discovered he is charged with attempted murder and brought to trial. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Husband. Father. Psychopath. See more »


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19 May 1985 (USA)  »

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Attrazioni omicide  »

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Genuinely thrilling
13 July 2000 | by (Stevenage, England) – See all my reviews

I bought this video for £2 second hand because the cover looked like a horror film. What I got was a thriller but very well put together and well acted. What's more, I found it in many ways to be as scary as any horror film because unlike Zombies and monsters etc, this could happen and it is based on true events. Watch this to see perhaps the worst husband you could ever meet. I especially liked the "gut you like a fish" speech. The most chilling part is the ending but I wont give that away. I am yet to find the sequel but I would love to see it.

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