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A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.

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Dana
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Dr. Kessler
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Ms. Kennsinger
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Dennis Riley
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Lester Adams
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Earl Leemus
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Dr. George Sullivan
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Tanya
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Dr. Matthew Robertson
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Ms. Worthington
Michael Hatt ...
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A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches children, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know it all" doctor. Written by Rob Hartill

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Rated R for sexuality, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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1 October 1993 (USA)  »

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Bodily Harm  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£1,402,330 (UK) (14 January 1994)

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£2,823,432 (UK) (4 February 1994)
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Trivia

A sign for the fictional college was placed at the Smith College campus location the day before it was to be shot, but was stolen that night and never recovered. See more »

Goofs

The discovery of the murder of Paula was shown as early morning, whereas the crime scene for the murder is shown at night. See more »

Quotes

[as the elevator doors open]
Andy: Speak of the Devil
Jed: And the Devil shall appear
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

MAMA TOLD ME NOT TO COME
Written by Randy Newman
Performed by The Wolfgang Press
Courtesy of 4AD Records / Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Brilliant writing makes for an excellent film
8 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the greatest mysteries of the past decade. It is, no question, the kind of movie that Hitchcock would be making today. Yes, there are flaws in some of the details, but nothing too major. The plot is still brilliant, the pacing perfect, and the characters lively. Especially Alec Baldwin who give the movie its spark, playing an egocentric doctor with a god complex. The best thing about this movie is the way that it unleashes a mystery, little by little, and lets it unfold into something tremendous. Intelligence is all over this script. Everything is done for a reason and great writing here, (by the screenwriter who wrote A Few Good Men), makes for a terrific movie.


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