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Mr. Wrong (1986)

 -  Horror | Thriller  -  2 May 1986 (USA)
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Meg moves out of her parents' home and buys a beautiful old Jaguar in a bid for independence. She begins to get strange feelings about the car. It seems to have a presence beyond the usual ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Heather Bolton ...
Meg
David Letch ...
The Man
Perry Piercy ...
Mary Carmichael
Suzanne Lee ...
Val
Margaret Umbers ...
Samantha
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Wayne
Gary Stalker ...
Bruce
Michael Haigh ...
Mr. Whitehorn
Phillip Gordon ...
Clive
Kate Harcourt ...
Meg's Mother
Jan Fisher ...
Edith
Meriol Buchanan ...
Woman with Dog
Ross Jolly ...
Neighbour
Don Linke ...
Martin
John Bullock ...
Meg's Father
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Meg moves out of her parents' home and buys a beautiful old Jaguar in a bid for independence. She begins to get strange feelings about the car. It seems to have a presence beyond the usual "personality" attributed to eccentric old cars. Slowly she uncovers the shocking history of the car's previous owner, but not before the car exerts some tragic influence in her life. Written by Tania Robinson <taniarobinson@hotmail.com>

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Insomniacs Rejoice!
30 December 2004 | by (NC) – See all my reviews

New Zealander Heather Bolton buys a jaguar from a car lot, takes a long drive home to see the folks, and on her return trip sees a strange woman(who she had already seen in a dream) get in her back seat...then a man gets in the passenger seat. She stops car for gas, man gets out, and she drives back home. She works, gets some roses, realizes car belonged to a woman that disappeared mysteriously, and then for an interminable amount of time - tries to sell her car. But what happens...the door won't open when buyers try to look at it. And that, except for the rather tame and lame denouement, is the height of suspense for this literal "sleeper" from New Zealand. Rather than saying I laughed, I cried, and I ran the whole gambit of emotions, I can say with honest frankness, I stretched, I sighed, and I yawned...repeatedly! Who would have thought life with a jaguar could be this boring and dull. A real snooze-fest!


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