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Maternal Instincts (1996)

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A pregnant doctor's life is made hell by the deranged patient to whom she gave a hysterectomy, without the patient's consent.

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Tracy Horton
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Dr. Eva Warden
Garwin Sanford ...
Gary Warden
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Sabrina
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Julie Taft
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Dr. Joe Reilly
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Dr. Milton Shaw
Tom Mason ...
Stan Patterson
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Sidney Gordon
Maria Herrera ...
Martha
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Linda Collings
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Sue the Nurse
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Anita
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Detective Jack Kramer
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Real Estate Agent
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Dr Eva Warden (Beth Broderick) has a patient, Tracey, whose dying wish is to become a mother. Eva performs a surgery on Tracey, only to find out that she has cancer and to save her life she'll have to do a hysterectomy. When Tracey wakes up and realizes that her chance of becoming a mother is forever gone, she's utterly distraught, and although her husband suggests an adoption, it's not a possibility for Tracey. When her sorrows's over, anger get's the upper hand and Dr Warden unawarely becomes the target of Tracey's wrath. With Dr Warden in the danger zone, one more life is also automatically put in mortal danger... Written by Angelica

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They say a mother would do anything to protect her baby. Tracy would do anything to get one. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for some violent content | See all certifications »
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27 August 1996 (USA)  »

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A Baby of Her Own  »

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Intern #1: Two, possibly three fractured ribs, and she's pregnant!
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I really really liked this movie
26 May 2002 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This movie was very good. Mostely because of Beth Brodericks (Dr. Eva Warden) acting. The movie aren't so very predictable and that keeps the excitement going til the end. I really really liked this movie and I have seen it several times. Brodericks acting is great throughout the whole movie and she makes it worth seeing.




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