The Ex (1997)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  22 April 1997 (USA)
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In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.



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Cast overview:
Deidre Kenyon
Molly Kenyon
David Kenyon
Hamish Tildesley ...
Michael Kenyon
Dr. Lillian Jonas
Claire Riley ...
Detective Lang
Sam Beltzer
Tom Pickett ...
Kenyons Doorman
Barry 'Bear' Horton ...
Arlene Belcastro ...
Next Door Neighbor
Hotel Clerk (as Allison Warren)


Even though Deidre is already certified insane, she stalks her ex-husband David and his family. Intent on wrecking their lives, Deidre kills all in her way in route to her ultimate doom. Written by Richard Jones <>

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22 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Sombra da Vingança  »

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To prepare for her role as a killer, actress Yancy Butler worked out five hours a day and also trained Judo. See more »


Each time they play the video of David and Deidre, the tape pops out of the VCR yet still plays. See more »


Deidre Kenyon: Sometimes you just can't see the things that are really dangerous...
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Surprising for the most part, yet somewhat disappointing in the end
20 November 2004 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

"I must say that this film somewhat surprised me and that after a short while I found myself still attached to the tube (at 12:30) a.m. in the morning (something which I didn't expect when the film began). The main reason for me staying up late to see this through, was the sometimes great acting by Yancy Butler (Deirdre). I mean she makes for one hell of a psycho in the end, although I must admit that her 'act' was a bit overdone at one or two times and didn't come off believable anymore. Since the story and the other characters were OK to good as well, I enjoyed the movie up until the end, when finally the bummer came. What a simple and lame ending this film has. It ruined it all for me and I felt as if I was in 'Child's Play 4'or something. Too bad, but because of the ending (ONLY)...

5 out of 10

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