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Revenge of the Stepford Wives (1980)

An investigate reporter arrives in the suburb of Stepford to dig up a news story about its low crime and divorce rates and discovers the horrific secret behind the women's docile and submissive nature.


Robert Fuest


Ira Levin (novel), David Wiltse
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sharon Gless ... Kaye Foster
Julie Kavner ... Megan Brady
Audra Lindley ... Barbara Parkinson
Don Johnson ... Officer Andy Brady
Mason Adams ... Wally
Arthur Hill ... Dale 'Diz' Corbett
Ellen Weston Ellen Weston ... Kitten
Thomas Hill ... Dr. Edgar Trent
Gay Rowan ... Angelina
James MacKrell James MacKrell ... Bruce Manson (as Jim McKrell)
Lee Warrick Lee Warrick ... Sally Tarshis (as Lee Benard)
Ed Bell Ed Bell ... Gary Tarshis (as Edward Bell)
Sheldon Feldner Sheldon Feldner ... Norman Kahn
Howard Witt ... Police Chief
Peter Maloney ... Henry the Druggist


A TV reporter arrives in Stepford to do a story on the American town with the lowest crime and divorce rates and the tightest real-estate market (no one ever leaves). She needs an assistant, and after interviewing the seemingly-plastic women of Stepford, jumps at the chance to hire the down-to-earth Megan, who's married to a newly-hired cop who hasn't yet moved into the town. Four times a day a siren sounds and every woman in town takes a pill (they each claim it's a thyroid condition). Accidents start to happen, Megan disappears for a couple of days, and the reporter realizes something is amiss. When Megan returns as a full-fledged Stepford wife, it's time for action. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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'Til death do us part.


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At the beginning when the Manson's car skids while being chased by the police chief it's on a dirt track. When the police car forces their car down a valley hillside it's a solid tar-mac road. See more »


Follows The Stepford Wives (1975) See more »


Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conducted by János Ferencsik
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Nothing good about it
1 November 1998 | by toddy-3See all my reviews

Maybe if I had never seen the original or read the book, I might have been mildly amused, but I doubt it. The fact is the husbands were killing their wives and replacing them with robots. An idea scarier today than it may have been then because it seems more possible that it could happen in the near future. But this movie's premise that the wives are servants because once a day when a big horn sounds, they all drop everything and take a pill is pretty stupid. If I were Ira Levin, I would've sued.

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12 October 1980 (USA) See more »

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Electric Police See more »

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