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Beauty's Revenge (1995)

An obsessive small town beauty queen goes to great lengths to keep the love of her life from reconciling with his ex-girlfriend.

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Cheryl Ann Davis
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Kevin Reese
Stephen Fanning ...
Larry
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Beth
Ewan 'Sudsy' Clark ...
Mr. McKinnis (as Ewan [Sudsy] Clark)
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Cheryl's Girlfriend
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Sheriff
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Cameraman
Duane Keogh ...
Hank Fisher
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Jimmy Nolan (as Chris Martin)
Sheelah Megill ...
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Tracy Addison
Larry Musser ...
Mr. Davis
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An obsessive small town beauty queen goes to great lengths to keep the love of her life from reconciling with his ex-girlfriend.

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So pretty. So popular. So dangerous. No one ever suspected her dark, deadly plan...

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25 September 1995 (USA)  »

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While a lot of artistic license was taken in the making of this movie, it is based on the 1989 murder of Lisa Cihaski in Wausau, Wisconsin by 20-year old Lori Esker. Esker's boyfriend, Bill Buss, broke off his relationship with Esker and began dating Cihaski. Buss and Cihaski became engaged. Esker left school one night and drove 150 miles to the workplace of Cihaski and strangled her with a belt. The belt used belonged to the victim, Cihaski. Her engagement ring was taken off her hand by Esker. Esker then drove back to school in River Falls. Esker pleaded self defense, however, the act of strangulation showed intent. She was found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to life in 1990. Esker was the Dairy Princes, like in the movie, however, Cihaski was a former Homecoming Queen. See more »

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Silly Movie, Bad Acting & Dumb Dialogue
12 April 2001 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

This film is representative of the whole cheesy TV-Movie Genre. Mad beauty queen chases the most clueless farmer in 3 counties. Only reason to see this movie is to see the stellar acting of Kyle Secor as Kevin Reece (clue-less farmer). The chemistry between the two lovebirds, Kevin and fiance, Beth (played by Tracy Gold) was just not there at all but off the charts between the Dairy Queen (Courtney Thorne-Smith) and Kevin. This movie boils down to one thing and one thing only - Bad girl tries to steal good girls boyfriend by hook, crook, tractor-death and strangulation. The entire thing was predictable and trite, give me "Homicide:Life on the Street" any day over dreck like this.


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