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The Ex (1996)

In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.

Director:

Mark L. Lester

Writers:

John Lutz (novel), Larry Cohen (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Yancy Butler ... Deidre Kenyon
Suzy Amis ... Molly Kenyon
Nick Mancuso ... David Kenyon
Hamish Tildesley Hamish Tildesley ... Michael Kenyon
Babs Chula ... Dr. Lillian Jonas
Claire Riley Claire Riley ... Detective Lang
Barry W. Levy ... Frank
Roger Barnes ... Sam Beltzer
Tom Pickett ... Kenyons Doorman
Barry 'Bear' Horton Barry 'Bear' Horton ... Biker
Arlene Belcastro Arlene Belcastro ... Next Door Neighbor
Ally Warren ... Hotel Clerk (as Allison Warren)
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Storyline

Even though Deidre is already certified insane, she stalks her ex-husband David and his family. Intent on wrecking their lives, Deidre kills all in her way in route to her ultimate doom. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 December 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Sombra da Vingança See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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To prepare for her role as a killer, actress Yancy Butler worked out five hours a day and also trained Judo. See more »

Goofs

Each time they play the video of David and Deidre, the tape pops out of the VCR yet still plays. See more »

Quotes

Deidre Kenyon: I believe that there's only one right person for everyone... and you mustn't let that person get away.
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Another stupid woman's movie
8 October 2008 | by guilfisher-1See all my reviews

Forget Yancy Butler. She ain't got it in this viewer's eyes. Her big mouth and overly made up face are a turn off. She's also got a big behind. Her acting matches her looks. Bad, bad, bad! The stupidity of the wife played by Suzy Amis is just an example of the silly plot and dialog. Then we have the victim, played by an over aged Nick Mancuso. I remember Mancuso in earlier victim movies, but this one has got to be the clinker. Chain smoking (badly) and being evasive is all he can do in this movie. Boring to watch. You get sick of him and want he and the Butler character to take a hike somewhere.

Now we have the supposedly lesbian psychiatrist to Butler played by Babs Chula who as a doctor doesn't even register that her patient is a nut case. Goes so far as to coming into her home and turning her back on a psychotic witch. Please spare us this. Marke Lester directed this loser and let's hope it never goes any further than late late night TV where it can put you to sleep.


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