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Bitter Vengeance (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  28 July 1994 (USA)
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Annie marries Jack Westford, a cop when they met. Six years later Jack is now working as a security guard in a bank and feels that he was unfairly fired from the force. He also appears to ... See full summary »

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Annie Westford
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Jack Westford
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Isabella Martens (as Kristen Hocking)
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Harry Carver
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Arnold Fulmer
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Ray Partana
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Lt. James
Jack Forcinito ...
Det. Davis (as Jack Verell)
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Joseph
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Kate
Peter Moore ...
Gordon
Mary Ingersoll ...
Debra
Rick Zoerner ...
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Mike White ...
Savrese (as Michael White)
Virginia Hawkins ...
Mrs. Martens
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Annie marries Jack Westford, a cop when they met. Six years later Jack is now working as a security guard in a bank and feels that he was unfairly fired from the force. He also appears to be no longer interested in Annie and has an affair with another bank employee. Among his duties is delivering old money for disposal. He comes up with a plan to steal the money and run away. Part of his plan is to fake his death and frame Annie. While the police suspect that she killed Jack and knows where the money is, there's also an insurance investigator on her back. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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[first lines]
Annie Westford: [realizing she's been caught for speeding] Damn.
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A great change of pace for Virginia Madsen, Very Good movie.
29 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Though this is not a GREAT movie, it is a VERY, VERY GOOD movie; and for once Virginia Madsen plays a character which not only do we have some sympathy for, but also very likable as well.

"Bitter Vengeance" tells how an ex-cop pulls off the so-called 'perfect crime', as well as what may be the 'perfect getaway', by faking his own death, and pinning his 'murder' on his stunned wife !!! Usually, Virginia is cast as the accomplice in this type of story, judging from her more recent work, so this is something new and something good for her, for she seems to be more suited to this type of role.

And when she discovers what really happened, she goes hunting down her hubby and his sexy mistress, with some help from friends and a handsome detective.

From her past credits and knowing her abilities, I would not want to be in Bruce Greenwood's shoes at the end.

Once again, it is good to see Virginia Madsen in such a role, and while I am not sure why she took this part, it is my hope that she learns that it is good to play such a role once in a while, and she seeks these roles out more often.

While she has every right to try her talent in new and daring venues, her audience deserves something like this, to be reminded how special she really is.

All in all, a VERY GOOD MOVIE !!!!!!!


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