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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Did You Know?


Lisa Kudrow tested for the role of Annie. See more »


Martha turns off the TV twice in her office when Walter walks in. See more »


Inga Gunther: Bob, cut the couch!
Martha: Don't cut the couch, HEY...
Inga Gunther: HEY IS FOR HORSES!
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References Bluebeard (1972) See more »


Written by Jill Freeman
Performed by Once Blue
Produced by Steve Addabbo
Courtesy of EMI Records
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I love it!
24 March 2002 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

I guess you have to have lived through this kind of stuff to get the outrageous humor! Terrifically done - Bill Pullman is hilarious as is Degeneres...Joan Cusack and her sidekick were FUNNY and Walter a perfect fit. If you have pretty normal relationships forget it but if you have had to deal with some pretty weird partnerships - give it a try. I bought it because I enjoy watching it once in a while. My kids 11 and 13 loved it, too.

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