After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his... See full summary »
Angela Delvecchio for some reason transfers from a Catholic school to a public school in the same town. She proceeds to try to make friends with the most popular girl in school which leads ... See full summary »
On the 19th of May 1983 Diane Downs stops at the McKenzie-Williamette-Hospital and cries for help. She is wounded on her arm and her three children are also wounded seriously. She says that... See full summary »
A mother/daughter relationship is thrown off balance when the mother (Marcia Gay Harden) discovers that her "good girl" daughter (Alexis Dziena) is part of a group who are engaging in ... See full summary »
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Newlywed Laurie Wade finds her marriage, and eventually the rest of her life, shattered by her deep-rooted psychotic behavior. She goes from brief "short-circuits" to overtly murderous ... See full summary »
An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.
Meredith Baxter miraculously makes us feel some sympathy for the spoiled former wife of attorney Daniel Broderick even in this sequel to the original television film. Betty is now in prison for murdering her husband and his new wife in their bedroom. It's hard to feel sympathy for a woman who was getting $16,000 a month in alimony and living in a million-dollar home overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Regardless, Betty was determined to win the divorce even if it meant killing Dan and his wife and going to prison for the crimes. She wasn't going to be embarrassed but she did the same to her husband and her own family. Judith Ivey plays the prosecutor in the case. Kelli Williams returns as does Stephen Collins. I get the feeling that they had so much fun making the original that they returned to the sequel. Most of the original cast is back in the sequel.
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