6.2/10
316
8 user

The Stranger I Married (2005)

The Man Who Lost Himself (original title)
The life story of Terry Evanshen, a Canadian Football League star who fell into a coma after a near-fatal car crash. When he wakes up, he has no recollection of his family or anything else in his life.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Code 11-14 (TV Movie 2003)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

An FBI agent went to Australia with his family to capture a serial killer. When Australian Police captured the main suspect, he and his family went back to USA. Unfortunately the REAL ... See full summary »

Director: Jean de Segonzac
Stars: David James Elliott, Terry Farrell, Stephen Lang
JAG (1995–2005)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The cases of Harmon Rabb, former Navy fighter pilot, and his fellow lawyers of the US Navy's Judge Advocate General's office.

Stars: David James Elliott, Catherine Bell, Patrick Labyorteaux
Dodson's Journey (TV Movie 2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.

Director: Gregg Champion
Stars: David James Elliott, Alicia Morton, Robert Loggia
Camera Store (2016)
Drama

On Christmas Eve 1994 a washed out camera store manager must finally confront his fears when an unexpected young employee is forced upon him by his vindictive boss.

Director: Scott Marshall Smith
Stars: John Rhys-Davies, Cheryl Ladd, David James Elliott
Truth Be Told (TV Movie 2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

"Honesty is the key to a successful marriage", advises counselor Annie Morgan. Ironically, the never-married Annie doesn't always follow her own advice. Media mogul Terrance Bishop invites ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Frakes
Stars: Travis Armstrong, Will D. Barnes III, Tina Borek
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

John Evans encounters his lookalike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role.

Director: Edward Ludwig
Stars: Brian Aherne, Kay Francis, Henry Stephenson
Taken Away (TV Movie 2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A senator's teenage daughter becomes locked in a custody battle for the child she was forced to give up for adoption.

Director: Michael Feifer
Stars: Chelsea Ricketts, Julie Warner, Michael Nouri
Clara's Deadly Secret (TV Movie 2013)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

In the LMN Original Movie, Clara's Deadly Secret, a big-city family moves to a small town and discovers their dream home has a grim past that reuses to stay buried as it holds the secret to a murder.

Director: Andrew C. Erin
Stars: Emmanuelle Vaugier, Richard Ruccolo, Jonathan Potts
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Based on a memoir by Sue William Silverman about her struggle and triumph over sexual addiction.

Director: Grant Harvey
Stars: Sally Pressman, Peter Flemming, Roger Haskett
The Storm (TV Mini-Series 2009)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A secret military project has created a device to manipulate the weather, but something goes wrong.

Stars: James Van Der Beek, Teri Polo, Treat Williams
The Untouchables (1993–1994)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In 1930s Chicago, the seemingly invincible crime boss Al Capone is opposed by a team of incorruptible US Treasury agents led by the indefatigable Eliot Ness.

Stars: Tom Amandes, Paul Regina, John Newton
Dad's Home (TV Movie 2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Recent widower Ben Westman suddenly loses his executive job in the advertising firm he co-founded and decides not to replace the latest quickly resigning housekeeper. While he seeks another... See full summary »

Director: Bradford May
Stars: David James Elliott, Sharon Case, Madison Davenport
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Terry Evanshen
...
Lorraine Evanshen
...
Tracy Evanshen
...
Tara Evanshen
Tatum Knight ...
Jennifer Evanshen
...
Joe
...
Dr. Janice Golding
John Bourgeois ...
J.J. Albrecht
Julie Dumais ...
Nurse Angie
...
Paramedic
Billy Parrott ...
Policeman
David Daniels ...
Principal
Patrick McManus ...
ER Surgeon
Zoe Heath ...
OR Nurse
Shant Srabian ...
Rehab Specialist
Edit

Storyline

Terry Evanshen had a perfect life: at twelve he met Lorraine, his true love, future wife and mother of his three daughters Tara, Tracy and Jennifer, and decided to become an Canadian football star, which the hunk did brilliantly. Then a car accident puts him in a deep coma he's unlikely to survive. When he awakes anyway, Lorraine hopes that his amnesia, which reduces every aspect of his past to meaningless bits and flashes, will also be temporary and takes him home, but the grim prognosis of permanent brain damage causing nasty character disturbance seems to come true, as his behavior is erratic and so aggressive he scares everyone. Are Lorraine's flash-backs to happier days just a cruel memory, or can he learn to become their loving husband and dad again? Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He has become a danger to everyone he loves

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Sport

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 November 2005 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Amnésia Total  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In the scene just prior to Terry forcing himself on his wife, the bandage is on his left arm in the mirror reflection when it is his right arm that was injured. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Viewer from Texas
28 November 2005 | by (Plano, TX) – See all my reviews

I watched "The Stranger I Married" as it is named here in the US last night and again today. I have to say that there were several times during the movie that I found myself crying. David James Elliott was excellent as the tortured man who had lost his past. Wendy Crewson's portrayal of the wife who wanted the husband she had known for so many years was heartbreakingly realistic. The portrayals of the three daughter was also excellent. Mr. Elliott was brilliant in the scene where he keeps saying "who am I" and "that's not me." The powerful and raw emotions he put into those words vibrated through hopefully millions of TV screens throughout the U.S. But it was the words "I'm not him, but I'll always be me" that put the exclamation point to a beautiful acting job. Mr. Elliott and Ms. Crewson are to be commended on an performance that was made even more sensitive because it was, and is a true story. The real Mr. Evanshen must be proud of Mr. Elliott's ability to bring his story to such brilliant heights.

Anhriette


14 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Helen Shaver snowwalker
that bedroom scene against the wall mpaden2002-1
THE MAN WHO LOST HIMSELF debsmaus-campbell4
David James Elliott lametz
What a selfish bitch franbee57
Discuss The Stranger I Married (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?