A young woman believes she has married the man of her dreams without suspecting her husband is leading a double life. When his lies go sour, he makes a deadly turn into a life of crime.

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Mitch Parker
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Liz Wells
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Candy
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John Wells
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Barbara Wells
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Lauren, Liz's Flatmate (as Felicia Bell)
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Janice, Mitch's Secretary
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Jay Saussey ...
Samantha Age 14
Alexander Gandar ...
Dennis Age 11
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Dennis Age 5
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Merritt Foster
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Senator Bob Belding
John Parker ...
Tom Foster
Grant Tilly ...
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A young woman believes she has married the man of her dreams without suspecting her husband is leading a double life. When his lies go sour, he makes a deadly turn into a life of crime.

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Two smart women. Married to one terrific liar. When they called his bluff, his game turned deadly.

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15 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Al borde de la mentira  »

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This movie is based on the true story of David Russell Miller who murdered his wife, Jayne Marie Miller (nee' Maghy), in Florida. David met Jayne on a plane and married her without divorcing his first wife, Dorothy, whom he married in 1985. For a detailed account of David Miller's marriages, cons, CIA stories told to Dorothy and the murder, search for an LA Times article with his name. IMDB does not publish URL's so it could not be provided. See more »

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Starts off as amusing, ends up tragic
7 October 2002 | by (California) – See all my reviews

OK, so a guy ends up married to two women. The women, who are both smart, attractive, and successful, are utterly clueless about his double life. He practically does handstands and jumps through hoops to keep up the deception. A potentially amusing situation in other stories. But in this case, the rapid turn of events crescendoes to such a tragic outcome that the viewer feels slammed by a jolting deceleration, from any humor, to horror.


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