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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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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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Trivia

Mary Fisher (Meryl Streep) does a "middle finger flip off/glasses push up" move while being interviewed by Sally Jessy Raphael. See more »

Goofs

Ruth's dress changes from the time she leaves the house prior to the explosion to the time the house explodes and once again back to the former dress when she escorts Andy and Nicolette away from the rubble. See more »

Quotes

Olivia: You give men what they want, and then they don't want it anymore.
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That's What I Call Love
Written by Ashley Cadell and Kate Ceberano
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Provided Courtesy of London 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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