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The Nurse (1997)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  17 June 1997 (USA)
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A traumatized nurse plots revenge against a catatonic businessman, whom she blames for the death of her family, by integrated herself as his personal nurse and plots revenge by killing off his family members one by one.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Harriman
Karen Martin
Jack Martin
Bob Martin
Carol Martin
Lou Felder ...
George Harriman
Betty James
Lisa Comshaw ...
Linda Henley
Brooke Martin
John Beecher
Tracy Spaulding ...
Susan Lang
Steven R. Barnett ...
Marsha Harriman
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When her father kills himself and his family after being named in an embezzlement scandal, nurse Laura Harriman vows revenge on the man responsible. She soon gets her chance when his accuser suffers a stroke that leaves him paralyzed and mute - the perfect victim. After becoming his private nurse, the "angel of death" sets out on a psychotic killing spree that will complete her descent into madness and destroy an innocent by one. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Make her cry, she'll watch you die. See more »


Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for terror/violence and brief language | See all certifications »





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Once again...
22 October 1999 | by (Sala, Sweden) – See all my reviews

We've have seen it all before. A person, often a female, gets angry about something that stands in her way of success or plain satisfaction. We saw that in for example "The Temp", "The Secretary", "Daddy's Girl" and "Fatal Attraction" by naming a few.

This time it's a nurse who infiltrates herself into a family where she holds the dad responsible for her own family's death. He has ended up in a wheelchair, totally invalid, still understands everything, but can't make himself heard. She plans how to kill his whole family right in front of him.

The main stars of the movie is Lisa Zane (Billy's sister) who plays the psycho-nurse. Beautiful Janet Gunn is the daughter who is the first to sense that things isn't alright with the new nurse. John Stockwell is the son who becomes attracted to the new nurse.

Even if I've seen everything before I think the movie is both exciting and fun to watch. Not a masterpiece, but also far from the opposite. An entertaining little movie.

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