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Lethal Vows (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  13 October 1999 (USA)
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Dr. David Farris
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Ellen Farris
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Lorraine Farris
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Detective Rick Mauser
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Sarah Farris
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Graham Farris
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Danielle Farris
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Dr. Addington
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Catherine Moray
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Tom Shelton
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Mark Lunger
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Judge Eadie (as Johnnie Chase)
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Detective Andy Kendricks
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This psychological thriller, based on a true story, is about a seemingly upstanding, caring husband and father (Ritter) who is accused of foul play by his ex-wife regarding the mysterious death of his subsequent wife. To prove her suspicions, his ex-wife (Helgenberger) becomes determined to reveal David's sinister side by any means possible. Written by <pavanbadal@yahoo.com>

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Based on the true story of Richard K. Overton, convicted of poisoning his ex-wife Dorothy Boyer, and the murder of his third wife, Janet Overton. See more »

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Lethal Vows--quite lethal!
19 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

I thought John Ritter was great in this. Unfortunately, I did not see this movie until after Ritter's death but I think he would have had a career as a bad guy! Hard to believe but the lovable "Jack Tripper" can really look evil! Marg Helgenberger looks older than she does in CSI but that is because she is not made up to look like a hooker as she often does now. She was matronly and quite believable as the woman who, 14 years after her divorce, comes to suspect her friendly ex of some dastardly deeds. It was totally unbelievable, though, that the police would have believed her so quickly and acted on her information. I tried to find a book on this subject since it was based on a "true story" but was unable to find one. It would interesting to see how the events really unfolded.


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