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Ted & Venus (1991)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  20 December 1991 (USA)
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Ted Whitley is a poet who is stalking the woman of his dreams, Linda Turner. She was volunteering at a community resource project when he came in to find out about low cost housing.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ted Whitley
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Max Waters
Kim Adams ...
Linda Turner
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Colette
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Gloria
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Herb
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Grace
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Homeless Vietnam Veteran
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Ted's Attorney
Roberta Wallach ...
District Attorney
Timothy Leary ...
Judge William H. Converse
Tricia O'Neil ...
Judge Katherine Notch
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Bailiff
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Bag Lady
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Storyline

Ted Whitley is a poet who is stalking the woman of his dreams, Linda Turner. She was volunteering at a community resource project when he came in to find out about low cost housing.

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In the Sea of Love... Sometimes You Drown

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong language, sexual dialogue and sensuality, and for some drug cont. | See all certifications »
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20 December 1991 (USA)  »

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Ted & Vênus  »

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Originally in the poetry reading scene was going to include a poem written by Henry Rollins. This was changed at the last minute when permission was refused for its inclusion in the film. Bud Cort wrote all the poetry himself at the last minute. See more »

Quotes

Ted Whitley: Excuse my appearance, I arrive by the last thunderbolt; a trifle singed as I came through the ether. My eyes are full of stardust.
Linda Turner: What do you want, asshole?
Ted Whitley: I want you to go out with me.
Linda Turner: Where do you fucking get off? Get out of here!
Ted Whitley: Will you go out with me?
Linda Turner: No! I will not go out with you!
Ted Whitley: [places a chainsaw on the table] I'm going to ask you one more time and, if the answer is no again, I'm gonna start this thing and begin cutting my fingers off.
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Love and acceptance means everything.. even enough to risk one's fate and freedom.
31 August 1999 | by (McDonough, GA) – See all my reviews

I cannot understand why this film did not receive higher acclaim than what I have seen on IMDB. This movie was a masterpiece within its own genre. This movie shows us, those who are stuck in the 90's desperately wishing we could transport to another era, how one man can be both highly understood yet highly unstable. The conclusion of this film brought us to the understanding that no matter how "dangerous" Ted may have seemed, he was only a victim of his own comprehension. This movie was truly a masterpiece in that in delved into the mind of someone most Movie Goers could never understand. The entire intention was to show how limited most humans can be, and at the end of the film, even the "tortured" Linda realizes the true intent of the wayward and mentally unstable Ted.

Love and acceptance means everything.. even enough to risk one's fate and freedom.


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