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She-Devil (1989)

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

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Garcia
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Storyline

Ruth is a wife and mother who tries to please her husband, even though she is fat. But when her husband falls into an affair with a certain romance novelist, Ruth goes bezerk and demands revenge. First she embarresses her husband when his parents come over to dinner. Then when he leaves her for good, Ruth comes up with a list of everything that belongs to her husband then the revenge is to destroy all of it. Because, she's a She Devil! Written by Jason Mechalek

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revenge | novelist | mother | she devil | 1980s | See more »

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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:

La diabla  »

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$15,351,421 (USA)
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Trivia

The customized license plate on romance novelist Mary Fisher (Meryl Streep)'s Rolls Royce luxury car reads "AMOUR". The customized licence plate on accountant Robert Pratchett (Ed Begley Jr.)'s car states "ASSETS". See more »

Goofs

The handwriting on the list that Ruth has made of Bob's assets changes several times throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

Paula: I hate to say "I told you so..."
Mary Fisher: But you just did, didn't you?
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Performed by Tom Kimmel
Provided Courtesy of PolyGram Records
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just like first wives club only a bit better.
27 November 2003 | by (Conn) – See all my reviews

In a nutshell-this is another first wives club and fans of that movie will probebly appreciate this one which actually cam eout quite a bit before fwc. It's another woman scorned movie but I enjoyed it actually a bit more then wives club due to the fact it didn't drag. First wives club though it was the ultimate "watch in a group of women movie" had some moments where my attention wandered. This was very much a caricature movie but it was good dark comedy and boy was it funny to see Meryl in a role like this!


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