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The Perfect Wife (2001)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  21 May 2001 (USA)
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A doctor fails to help the young victim of a car accident whose sister decides to seek revenge.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Robert Steward
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Leah Tyman / Liza Steward
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Helen Coburn
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Dr. Brad Steward
Michele Greene ...
Felicia Laurel
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Ted Vance
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Orville Gleason
Luisa Leschin ...
Greta Molina
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Nora Toling
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Judith
Dave Cole ...
Ruben Tyman
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Maryanne Gleason (as Alex Fatovich)
Bonita Brisker ...
Head Nurse
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McGovern
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Tallahassee Doctor
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Leah has been like a mother to her brother Ruben. One day Ruben was out biking when he was struck by an inebriated motorist. Later a doctor comes across them and helps them. He first checks out Ruben and tells him not to move then goes to check on the driver. But Ruben starts to move and stand up and his condition worsens and he dies. When Leah learns of this, she goes into a rage and decides to go after everyone who is responsible for her brother's death. She begins with the driver; she goes to the hospital and turns off the life support machine. She then follows the doctor to where he lives and changes her name to Liz and manages to get him to marry her. She then begins her plan by killing his office manager and taking over. She then alters patients medications and when they begin to die the doctor is blamed. Things were going well until the driver whom she thought died shows and blackmails her. And the doctor's former wife is suspicious of her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Drama | Thriller

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21 May 2001 (USA)  »

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The Perfect movie? Doubtful
2 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Although this film wasn't too bad, i must admit that it was too predictable for my liking. The only actor i liked was Lesley-Anne Down, but her character was a little too bland and her outfits terrible. Still, without her in it i would not have watched it. Shannon Sturgess gives and okay performance, although i think Perry King could have been twenty times better. I think the directors attempts to create atmosphere fell slightly flat. If i could change on thing it would be that the ending of the movie is more eventful, have more action or emotion in it. Overall i;d give it a 5 as i didn't turn it off halfway through. The plot was mildly entertaining.


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