Mr. Wrong (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  16 February 1996 (USA)
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A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Martha Alston
Whitman Crawford
Inga Gunther
Jack Tramonte
Mrs. Crawford
Dick Braxton
Bob (as Brad Henke)
Christine Cattell ...
Nancy Culpepper
Mr. Alston
Mrs. Alston
Briant Wells ...
Camille Saviola ...


Martha is a single woman working at a television talk show. When her younger sister gets married, everyone's wondering when Martha is going to meet Mr. Right and tie the knot. When by chance, Martha meets a handsome stranger named Whitman, the two fall madly in love with each other. But soon Martha discovers little quirks in Whitman... little quirks that become horrifying nightmares. But by the time Martha realizes that she must break up with him, it'll take more than subtle hints to make him go away -- she'll have to get into the most outrageous predicaments to rid herself of Mr. Wrong. Written by Eric Yang <>

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He loved her from afar. It wasn't far enough.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude language, some sex related scenes and drug content | See all certifications »




Release Date:

16 February 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Barbatul perfect  »

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$12,350,030 (USA)

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Ed McMahon tested for the role of Dick Braxton. See more »


At the end of the movie, Ellen and friend ride off into the sunset. At the same time you can see a shadow under them and their horse indicating the sun was directly overhead. See more »


Inga Gunther: [about to open a jar of ants] prepare to be consumed, Martha Alston! PREPARE TO BE... oh, God! They're dead. Bob?
Bob: They are?
Inga Gunther: Yes, didn't you feed them?
Bob: i thought you said you wanted them hungry?
Inga Gunther: HUNGRY, Bob! Not DEAD! Now what are we gonna do?
Martha: We could re-schedule, like, you know, next Tuesday is good for me.
Inga Gunther: Dream on, little beauty!
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References An Affair to Remember (1957) See more »


Written by Mike Reid and Rory Bourke
Performed by Bonnie Raitt
Courtesy of Capitol Records
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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15 January 1999 | by (Richmond, Ky) – See all my reviews

This is possibly the worst movie ever made. It is at least the worst movie I've ever seen. Not only were most of the scenes unfunny, but they hurt me to watch them. "Dark Comedy" or not, this film belongs in the genre of "Bad Comedy."

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