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She-Devil (1989)

PG-13 | | 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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Bob
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Hooper
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Elisebeth Peters ...
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Andy Patchett
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Garcia
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Olivia Honey
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Jack Gilpin ...
Larry
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Himself
Nitchie Barrett ...
Bob's Secretary
June Gable ...
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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 Is Sweet... And Low.

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Comedy

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8 December 1989 (USA)  »

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La diabla  »

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$15,351,421 (USA)
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The picture was shot during April, May, June and July 1989. See more »

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When Bob is being helped into the police car while being arrested, a voice says, "Watch your head, sir," However, Bob is already in the car and a policeman is getting into the car when the line is spoken. See more »

Quotes

'People' Reporter: So, are you saying she was... promiscuous?
Mrs. Fisher: "Promiscuous"? She was a teen-aged tramp; she couldn't get enough! She would do it anywhere, anytime, and with anyone! She got knocked up when she was sixteen.
'People' Reporter: Knocked up?
Mrs. Fisher: Well, she couldn't take care of it! Had to give that cute little baby boy up for adoption!
'People' Reporter: So you're saying there's a missing member of the Fisher royal clan?
Mrs. Fisher: Royal my ass! Her father was a kosher butcher from Hoboken! A lovely man!
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References Batman (1989) See more »

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It's Getting Hot
Performed by The Fat Boys
Provided Courtesy of Tin Pan Apple Records
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A comedy about vengeance
5 March 2000 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Have a bit of a sadist touch? Then I think you'll like this one. It is about a woman, who is betrayed by her husband, and then makes a plan to take her revenge. We see her put this into action systematically, one aspect at a time, ruining her ex-husband's life. I thought it was rather witty.


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