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Deadly Intentions (1985)

A young, naive woman falls for and marries a doctor but then she realizes that he is not what he seemed.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dr. Charles Raynor
... Katherine Raynor (as Madolyn Smith)
Morgana King ... Anna Livanos
... Alex Livanos
... Reichman
... Garner (as Cliff DeYoung)
... Charlotte Raynor
... Carol Durdin
... Tom Horner
... Dr. Reston
... Pharmacist
Joella Deffenbaugh ... Station Nurse
... Airline Attendant
Liis Kailey ... Ellen Horner
Joel Lawrence ... Attendant
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Katherine married Dr. Charles Raynor. She later discovers that Raynor is a sadist who torments her physically and mentally. She divorces him and take their child away. He then decides to kill her but when his plot is discovered he is charged with attempted murder and brought to trial. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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19 May 1985 (USA)  »

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Followed by Deadly Intentions... Again? (1991) See more »

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12 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

I viewed this movie almost 8 years ago and it is still fresh in my mind. Biehn was captivating in the role of Dr. C. Raymor. The unsettling look in his eyes, the facial expressions, and the body language, carried this movie to a level of believability that is very rare to find. Of course Leachman was spectacular as the manipulative and overbearing mother. (Her mothering skills are right up there with Nurse Rachetts'.) What started out as a sweet and quirky romance, between two young lovers (Biehn and Smith-Osborne) quickly deteriorated. There are a couple of instances of animal cruelty, however the parts are left to the viewers' imagination and not shown. I would definitely recommend this as a must see if you like dark suspense.


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