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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
Babs Chula ...
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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Release Date:

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: I believe that there's only one right person for everyone... and you mustn't let that person get away.
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29 March 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

you know,i really liked this film.the plot concerns a mentally disturbed woman,(Yancey Butler)who attempts to ruin her her architect ex husbands family an life,after realising he doesn't want anything to do with her.he happens to be happily remarried with a 5 year old son.the biggest reason i liked this movie is Yancey Butler.i really like her as an actress.i thought she did a very good job playing a seemed she really had fun with the role.i liked the movie itself,as won't get any points for originality,but so what.there are some great moments of tension and suspense and some real nail biting moments.i also liked how explosively violent Deidre(Butler)becomes when killing or injuring her victims.this is one movie i didn't want to end.i enjoyed it that much.i give "The Ex" 9/10

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