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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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Ute
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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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Release Date:

8 December 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La diabla  »

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$15,351,421 (USA)
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The tombstone of for Mary Fisher's dog translates as "My Cherished Juliet 1981-1989 - You Will Always Be In My Heart". The headstone's French text states: "Ma Juliet Chérie 1981-1989 - Tu seras toujours dans mon coeur". 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

Bob: [to Ruth] I've always been totally honest with you.
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C'mon and Get My Love
Written and performed by D. Mob
Provided Courtesy of FFRR Records, Ltd.
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23 November 2002 | by (USA) – 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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