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The Secretary (1995)

Disgruntled secretary Deidre turns to murder and blackmail after being turned down for promotion.

Director:

Andrew Lane

Writers:

Graham Flashner (screenplay), Graham Flashner (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mel Harris ... Ellen Bradford
Sheila Kelley ... Deidre Bosnell
Barry Bostwick ... Eric Bradford
James Russo ... Ted Burke
Ray Baker ... Lester Howland
Rod McCary ... George Matthias
Grainger Hines ... Robert Stiller
Mimi Craven ... Marcia Hastings
Sondra Currie ... Mary Quinn
Ashley Peldon ... Cindy Bradford
Richard Herd ... Chuck Bosnell
Christopher Kriesa ... James Robinson
Robert Lipton ... Richard Josephson
Anna Mathias ... June Grayson
J. Madison Wright J. Madison Wright ... Shari Grayson
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Deidre Bosnell is the best secretary in the office, but for some reason Lester, her boss, has not give her the promotion she thinks she deserves... Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Criminal Instinct See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The definition of the word "average".
30 May 2003 | by gridoonSee all my reviews

"The Secretary" is one of the many "The Hand That Rocks The Cradle"-inspired thrillers that were made in the early 90's. It is a totally routine, paint-by-numbers movie. And yet, it's made with a certain workmanlike competence. The director knew, of course, that he was making a forgettable film, but he showed some respect for the audience, to the degree of at least delivering something watchable. Not worth renting, but seeing it for free, if you happen to catch it on TV, won't hurt. (**)


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