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Body of Evidence (1993)

A lawyer defends a woman accused of killing her older lover by having sex with him.

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A millionaire is found dead of heart failure handcuffed to the bed with a home video tape of him and his lover. When cocaine is found in his system, and his will leaves $8 million to his lover, they arrest her on suspicion of murder. Her lawyer succumbs to her charms, and he begins a torrid and kinky affair with her. As new evidence turns up during trial, he begins to wonder if he's defending a murderer. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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This is the murder weapon. Her name is Rebecca. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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15 January 1993 (USA)  »

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Deadly Evidence  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$13,275,426
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Trivia

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Goofs

When Frank angrily follows Rebecca upstairs into her bedroom, just before he grabs her arm, reflected in a mirror at the top of the stairs the camera is visible, as well as a crew member wearing a white t-shirt and jeans. See more »

Quotes

Rebecca Carlson: I'm hard to resist.
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Referenced in Drop the Dead Donkey: Joy (1993) See more »

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The Passion Theme
Written by Graeme Revell, Jeff Silbar, and Warren Hill.
Performed by Warren Hill
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Just what Madonna wanted to be--the latest Sharon Stone knock-off
4 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

Trashy sex-melodrama might have been much more fun had it the slightest sense of humor; alas, all the laughs here are unintentional, and the straight-faced actors just end up looking foolish. Willem Dafoe seems on auto-pilot throughout, cast as a defense attorney opposite Madonna, playing a woman who is suspected of killing her wealthy older lover with too much rough-housing in the bedroom. Grubby nonsense with a cliché-ridden script, B-movie characters, and a silly finish. For camp-addicts, a hoot; all others beware. Released to video in R, NC-17, and Unrated versions, none of which managed to improve on the ludicrous screenplay. *1/2 from ****


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