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A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller  -  1 March 1992 (USA)
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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 »

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Katherine Cortez
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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 betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal expertise, Betty begins a campaign of vandalism and verbal assault. Her rage consumes her and ultimately leads to a terrible and violent act. Written by Anonymous

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Meredith Baxter Birney and Stephen Collins played each other's spouses before, in All The President's Men. See more »

Goofs

When Betty arrives at her ex-husband's house and drives her car into his front door, the night is perfectly clear. Moments later when the police arrive, it is foggy outside. See more »

Quotes

Dan Broderick: I know this isn't the exact ring you asked for, but I thought it'd be more of a surprise. And you know... I kind of like this one better.
Betty Broderick: [surprised] You liked it better?
Dan Broderick: Well... uhh...
Betty Broderick: [calmly] Yes, you liked it better. And that's what counts, really, I mean, that's what it's all about. You make it, you spend it on what you want.
Dan Broderick: [flabbergasted] Geez, Bets, it isn't like it cost any less.
Betty Broderick: [becoming ballistic] Exactly! So, why not get me what I want? *You* certainly got what you wanted, even though...
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Awestruck...
19 December 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"I have regrets but no remorse". I always get chills when I think of Ms. Baxter speaking these words as the character of Betty Broderick, a woman who has just murdered her ex-husband and his new bride. Her portrayal as a neurotic woman, scorned, blows the mind!! She breaks all stereotypes of the wholesome Elise Keaton from the 70's sitcom, Family Ties. She's an awesome actress! It's a very entertaining movie!


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