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Engaged to Kill (2006)

TV-14 | | Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 24 April 2006
Abby's 19-year-old daughter has a great new boyfriend, Nick. When danger arises, Abby turns to Nick for help, unaware that Nick blames Abby for the death of his previous girlfriend and has been waiting for the opportunity to get revenge.

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Abby Lord (as Maria Del Mar)
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Robert Lord
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Nick / Ivan
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Maddy Lord
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Blake (as Peter Deluise)
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Lester (as Paul Mcgillion)
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Mrs. Jacobs (as Anne Marie Deluise)
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Corey Lord
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Sally
David Lovgren ...
Carson
Don Hastings ...
Dr. Lennox
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Stevie Jacobs (as Joshua Ballard)
James Crescenzo ...
Silvano
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Derek Woodcutter
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Abby's 19-year-old daughter has a great new boyfriend, Nick. When danger arises, Abby turns to Nick for help, unaware that Nick blames Abby for the death of his previous girlfriend and has been waiting for the opportunity to get revenge.

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They were the ideal family. He was everything she wanted. Someone who fit right in with the family. They seemed destined for a life of happiness. Now the man who appeared to be so perfect is starting to show a much darker side. See more »

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$1,400,000 (estimated)
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References Kindergarten Cop (1990) See more »

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Abby's Theme
Written by Gary Philips, Sam Hollander and Matt Hastings
Performed by Gary Philips
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Nothing says Lifetime like one of these films
26 March 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Engaged to Kill" from 2006 is a Lifetime movie made in Canada, starring Joe Lando, Dominic Zamprogna, Maria Del Mar, and Katherine Isabelle.

Based on a true story, the pediatrician wife, Abby (Del Mar) of a businessman Robert Lord (Lando) is kidnapped, and the ransom demand is a million dollars. Somehow overnight, Lord manages to get the money. He won't call in the police.

Meanwhile, Abby Lord is assured by Sally (Daniella Evangelista), the girlfriend of her captor that all they want is the money; her boyfriend is taking her to Hawaii for their wedding. Abby realizes that she's going to be killed, even if Sally believes every word this guy tells her. When she sees a chance to escape, she takes it, but Sally is killed.

The captor blames Abby for his girlfriend's death and moves in on the family, hurting their finances still more while he's seducing Abby's and Robert's daughter.

All pretty obvious. I watched this because General Hospital's Dominic Zamprogna was in it, a few years before he joined the show. He does well as a real sleaze.

I found this okay. I make fun of Lifetime movies, but they're a way to escape and relax. They're not hokey like Hallmark films, and though derivative and predictable, somehow you keep watching.


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