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Body of Evidence (1993)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance, Thriller  |  15 January 1993 (USA)
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A woman is accused of killing a man to inherit his millions by having sex with him.

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Storyline

A millionaire is found dead of heart failure handcuffed to the bed with a home video tape of him and his lover. When cocaine is found in his system, and his will leaves $8 million to his lover, they arrest her on suspicion of murder. Her lawyer succumbs to her charms, and he begins a torrid and kinky affair with her. As new evidence turns up during trial, he begins to wonder if he's defending a murderer. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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This is the murder weapon. Her name is Rebecca. See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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Deadly Evidence  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,275,426 (USA)
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This film was nominated in all the major categories at the 1993 Razzie awards, although Madonna was the only person to "win", in the category of worst actress. See more »

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Don't see the TV version
12 March 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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Not that there is a TV version.

We could also call this 'Madonna on top' or 'Madonna in charge' or maybe 'She can show you the power you can have from the prone position.' The one thing about Madonna, other than having no shame (and I admire her for that) is that she can crawl and not feel the slightest bit reduced.

She's not especially bad in this mediocre thriller, nor especially good. The script is ridiculous and the treatment without a hint of nuance or subtlety. William Dafoe and Joe Mantegna seemed to be acting on rote and Anne Archer was a wash. The problem is the movie is so obviously fake that it's like watching bad TV. There's no point other than kinky sex. I'm not sure why Madonna agreed to do this. I can't believe she needed the money, nor can I believe she didn't care about her reputation as a performing artist. I think her appearance here exposes her weakness: simply put, she has bad taste because this could not in any way further her career.

On the plus side I saw the unrated version and she was very sexy.


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