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The Ex (1996)

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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Deidre Kenyon
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Molly Kenyon
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David Kenyon
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Michael Kenyon
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Dr. Lillian Jonas
Claire Riley ...
Detective Lang
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Frank
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Sam Beltzer
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Kenyons Doorman
Barry 'Bear' Horton ...
Biker
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Hotel Clerk
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Storyline

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 <rjo339@swbell.net>

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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 »

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

Quotes

Deidre Kenyon: Do you see how wonderful it is having a history as a mental patient? I'm not responsible for one goddamned thing I do. I'm a certified nut. I wouldn't even stand trial, do you hear me? I wouldn't even stand trial.
David Kenyon: Are you threatening me?
Deidre Kenyon: That's my little secret.
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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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