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Malice (1993)

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A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.

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Harold Becker

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alec Baldwin ... Jed
Nicole Kidman ... Tracy
Bill Pullman ... Andy
Bebe Neuwirth ... Dana
George C. Scott ... Dr. Kessler
Anne Bancroft ... Ms. Kennsinger
Peter Gallagher ... Dennis Riley
Josef Sommer ... Lester Adams
Tobin Bell ... Earl Leemus
William Duff-Griffin William Duff-Griffin ... Dr. George Sullivan
Debrah Farentino ... Tanya
Gwyneth Paltrow ... Paula Bell
David Bowe ... Dr. Matthew Robertson
Diana Bellamy ... Ms. Worthington
Michael Hatt Michael Hatt ... Neighbor Boy
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Storyline

A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches children, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know it all" doctor. Written by Rob Hartill

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Her doctor wasn't playing God. He thought he was God. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

1 October 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bodily Harm See more »

Filming Locations:

Amherst, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,232,650, 3 October 1993, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$46,044,636
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Bill Pullman and Peter Gallagher would later costar as brothers in the romantic comedy While You Were Sleeping (1995). See more »

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The discovery of the murder of Paula was shown as early morning, whereas the crime scene for the murder is shown at night. See more »

Quotes

Andy: What the fuck do you think I want, Trace? I want half.
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A blatant rip-off!
10 July 2008 | by cobravenom71See all my reviews

This is a pretty good movie, I'll admit that. I like Nicole Kidman, and Alec Baldwin is really just superb in a role like this.

The only problem I have with this movie is that it is a complete rip-off of a TV-movie made in 1990 called "The Operation", starring Lisa Hartman and Joe Penny in the Kidman and Baldwin roles respectively.

Typically, the move from low-budget TV-movie to Hollywood blockbuster has brought the expected revisions and 'beefing up' of the script. Everything added was extraneous and served no real purpose.

"The Operation" was actually a far better movie than this one, even if it was done on a movie-of-the-week budget. Watch it, and I think you'll agree.


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