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Maternal Instincts (1996)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 27 August 1996 (USA)
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
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Gary Warden
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Sabrina
Gillian Barber ...
Julie Taft
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Dr. Joe Reilly
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Dr. Milton Shaw
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Stan Patterson
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Sidney Gordon
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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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Her biological clock kept ticking. Then it exploded. 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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Wonderful Wicked Witch......
6 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Just shown or re-shown on cable tv here, I thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful melo-drama. Deranged patient takes revenge on her doctor and the star of this film is without doubt the "wicked witch" villainess. Her performance is in the mould of Bett Davis and she has great screen presence and is a star for sure. With an excellent supporting cast the movie is hilarious yet highly watchable; why is it that the "baddies" always seem more interesting than the "goodies"? Hopefully we can at same date have a Maternal Instinct 2......with of course the same wicked witch in the lead.....!


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