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Mother Knows Best (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  13 April 1997 (USA)
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A woman urges her daughter to get married. And when her daughter does, she doesn't think that she made a good choice. So she goes out and hires a killer to kill her son-in-law.

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Cast

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Celeste Cooper
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Laurel Cooper Rogers
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Ted Rogers
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Joan
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Dale Cutler
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George Cooper
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Lynn
Jeanette O'Connor ...
Harriet Rogers
Michael Covert ...
Burt Willis
Eric Robertson ...
Michael
Annabelle Weenick ...
Aide
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Newscaster
Jeff Olson ...
Minister
Alan Gregory ...
IRS Supervisor
Douglas Caputo ...
Frank
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A woman urges her daughter to get married. And when her daughter does, she doesn't think that she made a good choice. So she goes out and hires a killer to kill her son-in-law.

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[last lines]
Celeste Cooper: [with the reporters] Laurel?
[Laurel glares at her]
Celeste Cooper: It's not too late to tell them, sweetheart. Tell them, Laurel. Tell them I did it all for you.
Laurel Cooper Rogers: [bows her head down in anger] Goodbye, mother.
Celeste Cooper: [leaves with the reporters] That's okay, she's just confused. When this is over, she'll know that I was right, and everything will be back to normal. Everything will be normal again.
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Pretty good movie
25 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

A not too bad Lifetime movie about a snooty, upper class mother who doesn't think her son in law is good enough for her little girl, so naturally, she decides to correct the situation by "getting rid" of him. Joanna Kerns was really good as Celeste, prancing along with a smile on her face as she pulled all her stunts to break up the marriage.

Without giving away too much, one of my favorite exchanges in this movie was:

"So, you ever met a cop?

"No, I don't believe so"

"You have now!"


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