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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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1.85 : 1
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Jack Tramonte: OK Whitman's records. Lived with his mother until about six months ago. Had one serious relationship with an Inga... Gunther who once tried to assassinate the rock temptress... STEVIE NICKS!
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References Bluebeard (1972) See more »


Written by Foustino Contreras
Performed by Mariachi Tepalcatepec De Michoacan
Courtesy of Discos Dos Coronas
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I found this movie very funny!!
27 January 2001 | by (Oregon,USA) – See all my reviews

It started out so slow but halfway through it became absolutely hilarious. Definitely a chick flick for fans of oddities like Titus! I have watched it several times and find it just as funny as the first time. I guess, like Titus (the tv show) , you have to have experienced it to see the humor. If you have ever had someone seem so right who turned out to be so persistent and WRONG you may enjoy Mr. Wrong.

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