A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

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Travis
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Benjamin Weir ...
Matty - Age 4
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Bobby
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Nick
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Rudy (as John MacLaren)
Ed Evanko ...
Warren (as Edward Evanko)
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Angie
Bruce Campbell ...
Bartender At Party
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Yuppie Man
Angela Schneider ...
Yuppie Girl
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Cutter
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Rebecca Tingely
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Coast Guard Officer
David Jacox ...
Deputy Ben
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When Nick Parsons appears to be murdered his wife Libby is tried and convicted. Six years later Libby is paroled and with the help of Travis Lehman (her parole officer) she sets out to find her son and the truth behind the "murder". Written by Les MacDonald at <mcmac@mb.sympatico.ca>

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Murder isn't always a crime.


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Rated R for language, a scene of sexuality and some violence | See all certifications »

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24 September 1999 (USA)  »

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$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$23,162,542 (USA) (24 September 1999)

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$116,735,231 (USA) (17 March 2000)
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Both Ashley Judd and Tommy Lee Jones appeared with Val Kilmer in different films in the same year: Judd in Heat (1995) and Jones in Batman Forever (1995). See more »

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The provincial flag of British Columbia is visible beside the American flag where Elizabeth is exiting the freeway to supposedly meet Angela and Matty. See more »

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[Travis shows up to the New Orleans police station and meets Jim Mangold]
Travis Lehman: [Jim sees Travis admiring his fish on the wall] Did you catch that thing?
Travis Lehman: [Jim nods up and down] What did you use for bait?
Mangold: I caught that big bucket-mouth son of a bitch off an old rebel lure my daddy left me. 'Course there's buzz bombs, poppers, jigs - All kinds of things work back in these waters.
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Referenced in Baywatch: Double Jeopardy (1999) See more »

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Clarinet Marmalade
By Larry Shields & Henry Ragas
Performed by The Alliance Hall Dixieland Band
Under license from Platinum Entertainment, Inc.
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There's a time and place for everything and women in peril thrillers were cool at that time..
12 November 2003 | by (Conn) – See all my reviews

I've read all the bad reviews-I can say that it's really not THAT bad-granted-this picture has no realism whatsoever but-I could rattle off the names of many movies even more unbelievable that are still considered good films.

Not that this is a really GOOD film or anything-but it does what it does well-which is to get your attention and hold it-no great analysis, no deep conversations afterward about "what it all meant". Just a bit of time away from day to day life.

The movie is also trying to appeal to a particular crowd, the type who like these type of "mind thrillers'(Guilty as sin is another one, Malice, Final analysis etc etc) There's a whole host of movies like this one.

Now this particular movie stars Ashley Judd who is so talented she almost had me thinking she really was locked up-definitely a quality actress-and if your a female and have just had a really BAD breakup you may wanna see it for that "woman will triumph" quality.

Not that I'm saying this movie is great but I always tend to look for the bad AND the good-I thought one of the worst thrillers(a lot worse then this) was malice with Kidman and Alec Baldwin-that one was not only improbable but also extremely boring-but I'm getting off the subject at hand...

I liked this. saw it in the theater and rooted for Ashley all the way.

Seen a lot worse in my time.

And lastly if you wanna check out ridiculous movies(and it's a SEQUEL to boot) rent "revenge of the stepford wives".


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