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The Man with Three Wives (1993)

A married doctor marries two other women and juggles a life with three wives.

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Dr. Norman Grayson
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Robyn
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Katy
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Lillian
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Margaret
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Dr. Charles
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Ivan Crosland ...
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A married doctor marries two other women and juggles a life with three wives.

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Maybe I caught this at the wrong time
4 December 2006 | by (Tulsa OK) – See all my reviews

I'd give this film 7* - 2 for drama, but 5 for the fascination of watching Beau Bridges' character.

I may have caught it at a bad time, since I did get so engrossed in watching Beau scurrying about and having to maintain so many stories, checkbooks - and wives - that I couldn't dredge up as much sympathy as others seem to have had.

Not only did he have the problem of eating multiple dinners (I'll bet he carried a giant container of Tagamet or Tums), celebrating multiple holiday festivities, creating multiple excuses and falsehoods - PLUS! for heaven's sake, this man had a job as a physician which caused him to get up in the middle of the night to visit sick patients, to boot!!!

I guess it's one thing where some persons engage in seemingly endless "one-night stands," and extremely short-term liaisons.

But watching Beau with all the juggling of things the character had to execute, I couldn't help but imagine even Wilt Chamberlain or that lead singer from "Kiss" who has mentioned his prodigious romantic conquests -- together -- couldn't have accomplished what Beau did with these three separate women, all decidedly over the "long-term."

Finally, I guess if you really stretch your imagination, you can see where a series of events, travel, schedule, etc., could result in a man impetuously marrying a second woman while still in a complete, family relationship with the first. But -- anybody who would opt for a third is deserving of whatever problems he has to bear juggling everything, as well as the dire consequences which result when everything finally unravels.


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