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Praying Mantis (1993)

PG-13 | | Crime, Thriller | TV Movie 11 August 1993
A single man thinks he has finally found a woman who loves him. The woman is charming and intelligent but holds a very dark secret which will truly test how strong their relationship can be.

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James Keach

Writers:

William Delligan (story), William Delligan (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jane Seymour ... Linda Crandell
Barry Bostwick ... Don McAndrews
Chad Allen ... Bobby McAndrews
Frances Fisher ... Betty
Colby Chester ... Agent Johnson
Michael MacRae Michael MacRae ... Agent Broderick
Anne Schedeen ... Karen
John Martin ... Sam Winslow
J.R. Knotts J.R. Knotts ... Capt. Stringer (as John Knotts)
Sherri Jensen Bostwick Sherri Jensen Bostwick ... Kate (as Sherri Jensen)
Kathleen Randall Kathleen Randall ... Pratt
Barbara Kite Barbara Kite ... Mother
Mariah Milner Mariah Milner ... Daughter
Roger Welch Roger Welch ... Bellboy
Victor Morris ... Det. Hutchins
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A single man thinks he has finally found a woman who loves him. The woman is charming and intelligent but holds a very dark secret which will truly test how strong their relationship can be. Written by Scott Dawson <sdawson@easynet.co.uk>

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Taglines:

Tempting to Bed Deadly to Wed

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Compromiso fatal See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Goofs

Linda's brunette hair, obviously a wig, changes color as the film progresses. See more »

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Referenced in WWE Raw: Episode #1.29 (1993) See more »

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Kind of a poor version of Black Widow
10 February 2004 | by Billy-116See all my reviews

Debra Winger's 1987 "Black Widow" is MUCH better.

This is like a lame version, and Jane Seymour usually does better.

Chad Allen is pretty poor in this too. Just playing his usual role as a boring rebellious child.

Maybe the both of them being from Dr. Quinn was supposed to make us get excited.

If it's on, go grab a copy of "Black Widow".


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