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She-Devil (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 8 December 1989 (USA)
A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Bob
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Elisebeth Peters ...
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Mary Louise Wilson ...
Mrs. Trumper
Susan Willis ...
Ute
Jack Gilpin ...
Larry
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Himself
Nitchie Barrett ...
Bob's Secretary
June Gable ...
Realtor
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Storyline

Ruth is a wife and mother who tries to please her husband (Bob) but finds him pulling away and spending more time at the office than at home. When he begins an affair with a famous romance novelist (Mary) and leaves Ruth to raise their kids, she decides she's had enough of playing nice docile housewife. Ruth endeavors to show Bob and Mary the truth about themselves and each other, while creating a new successful life of her own. Written by Mia Holder

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Revenge Is Sweet... And Low.

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Comedy

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8 December 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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$15,351,421
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Trivia

Real life romance novelist Jackie Collins' name appears on a computer screen for the Pratchett Organization's Royalties Accounts Maintenance program. See more »

Goofs

When Bob picks up the mail from the mailbox and hands the pink envelope to Mary it has no stamp on it. See more »

Quotes

Paula: [to Mary] Go get a facial!
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Referenced in Videoclub (2013) See more »

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Tied Up
Written by Dieter Meier and Boris Blank
Performed by Yello
Provided Courtesy of Mercury Records
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Her Name
23 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

So cool that Rosanne's name in the movie was RUTH! Do you know what that means --- the common noun "ruth"?

I thought this movie was really funny. Not a great, mind you. Not a classic. I am not lamenting the fact that it got no Oscars. But I am deploring its abysmally low rating on imdb. I just don't get it.


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