5.6/10
259
5 user 3 critic

The Wrong Mother (2017)

TV-14 | | Drama, Thriller | 8 April 2017 (USA)
Trailer
2:07 | Trailer
Kaylene Larsen's dream finally came true: beautiful twins from an in vitro procedure. But when Kaylene needs home care, the nurse she hires is none other than the egg donor herself -- and the crazy woman has come to claim "her" babies.

Director:

Craig Goldstein

Writer:

Missy Cox
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Stella Armstrong hires Blake, a seemingly perfect nanny, to help with her twin baby boys, only to discover that the young woman is the daughter she gave up for adoption at birth - an act ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Goldsmith
Stars: Lindsay Hartley, Freya Tingley, Brody Hutzler
The Other Mother (TV Movie 2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A divorcee is surprised to learn her ex-husband has suddenly remarried a much younger woman; and even more surprised to discover her dark and treacherous past.

Director: Sean Olson
Stars: Annie Wersching, Kimberley Crossman, Tyler Christopher
Secrets of My Stepdaughter (TV Movie 2017)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A mother protects her stepdaughter after the teenager witnesses the murder of her best friend, but is soon forced to come to grips with the terrifying possibility that her stepdaughter may be the real killer.

Director: Jem Garrard
Stars: Josie Davis, Tiera Skovbye, Cameron Bancroft
The Wrong Student (TV Movie 2017)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Kelly Halligan has moved with her 17-year-old niece from New York to California to start her new business venture. When her niece tries out for the soccer team, the two meet the athletic ... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Jessica Morris, Evanne Friedmann, Jason-Shane Scott
Nanny Killer (TV Movie 2018)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Hardworking student Kate takes a well paying summer job as a nanny at a winery to offset tuition expenses. Soon she realizes that something is off with the children she cares for.

Director: Jeff Hare
Stars: Morgan Obenreder, Danielle Bisutti, Tucker Meek
The Good Nanny (TV Movie 2017)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When strong-willed Summer Pratt takes a job at a beautiful estate as the new nanny to a sweet but sad little girl named Sophie, she soon starts to suspect something is very wrong with the ... See full summary »

Director: Jake Helgren
Stars: Briana Evigan, Ellen Hollman, Peter Porte
Mommy's Little Boy (TV Movie 2017)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A young boy takes a stand when his mother's grief threatens to destroy both of their lives.

Director: Curtis Crawford
Stars: Bree Williamson, Peter DaCunha, Paul Popowich
Boyfriend Killer (TV Movie 2017)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A grieving mother suspects her son's ex girlfriend may have been involved in his death.

Director: Alyn Darnay
Stars: Barbie Castro, Patrick Muldoon, Kate Mansi
Manny Dearest (TV Movie 2017)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Single mom Karen Clark hires Alex, a manny (a male nanny or au pair) to help with her two young sons, never suspecting Alex has other plans and wants her family as his own, even if he has to murder to achieve his goal.

Director: Chad Krowchuk
Stars: Ashley Scott, Mitch Ryan, Woody Jeffreys
Double Mommy (TV Movie 2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Ryan discovers his friend Brent is the father of one of his girlfriends twins babies and that he date raped her at a party over the summer. With college around the corner he will stop at nothing to clear his name.

Director: Doug Campbell
Stars: Morgan Obenreder, Mark Grossman, Bruce Boxleitner
Woman on the Run (TV Movie 2017)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

After surviving an attempt on her life, a reclusive mystery author discovers that her nanny has stolen her identity, forcing her to go to extreme lengths to get her children back.

Director: Jason Bourque
Stars: Sarah Butler, Jim Thorburn, Lindsay Maxwell
The Wrong Son (2018)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

10 years after disappearing, Matt mysteriously returns home. Suspicions grow when Matt's brother is injured in a car accident similar to the one that recently killed their father. Is Matt really the missing son or a deceitful stranger?

Director: Nick Everhart
Stars: Olivia d'Abo, Tammy Blanchard, Paloma Guzmán
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vanessa Marcil ... Kaylene
Brooke Nevin ... Vanessa
Stephen Snedden ... Drew
Elizabeth Bond ... Samantha
Arden Richardson ... Zoey
Cooper Dodson ... Toby
Caryn West ... Mrs. Gilbert
Mykel Shannon Jenkins ... Detective Dawkins
Angelle Brooks ... Nurse Kerri
David Scott Lago ... Dr. Hayes (as David Lago)
Eric Scott Woods ... Max
Lisa Long ... Mrs.Renzy
Mo Beatty ... Stephanie (as Marisa Persson)
Nick Hargrove ... Derek
Susan Diol ... Dr. Bartelini
Edit

Storyline

Kaylene Larsen's dream finally came true: beautiful twins from an in vitro procedure. But when Kaylene needs home care, the nurse she hires is none other than the egg donor herself -- and the crazy woman has come to claim "her" babies.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

nurse | twins | glasses | handgun | gun | See All (9) »

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-14
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Deadly Devotion See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Vanessa Marcil had a main role with 106 appearances on Las Vegas (2003) as Samantha Marquez. The other two leading female characters here are a combination of the actress and character names: Vanessa and Samantha. See more »

Goofs

Since the other two nurses did not wear ID badges, presumably the facility where Kaylene was treated was a very small facility. Both large and small facilities require employees to wear ID badges to prevent unauthorized people within the facility. At a small facility a woman wearing a nurse outfit that was not known to the two other nurses would have been detected and reported, so she would not have been able to treat Kaylene repeatedly as shown. Additionally, one of the other nurses that was shown being present when Vanessa was treating Kaylene would have been the care nurse, and in the normal course of conversation Vanessa's deceit would have been discovered. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An Afternoon Flick To Watch While Off Sick.
22 January 2018 | by stephenabellSee all my reviews

Parents, Kaylene (Marcil) and Drew (Snedden) were having problems conceiving so they went down the in-vitro fertilization path and were lucky enough to have twins, Zoey (Richardson) and Toby (Dodson). Years later, Kaylene is out biking when she's hit by a car. While in Hospital she meets Vanessa who has been assigned as her nurse. When it comes time to return home, Vanessa informs Kaylene and Drew that it may be hard for them to find a career. But if they want then she can come and care for Kaylene at home as her contract at the hospital is nearly over. Since the two women get along well Vanessa is employed to look after her. However, it soon becomes evident that Vanessa may have a different agenda.

This is a pretty standard thriller that is let down by a few niggling things, which should have been ironed out before filming.

Firstly, there's Kaylene's sister, Samantha (Bond). There are times when this character feels as though she's only there to drive the plot. For example, right from the start, she's very confrontational with Vanessa. This, in itself, isn't a bad idea, and needed to be handled better for it to work. Though Samantha actually challenges the nurse on what her sister is being medicated with, with no expertise on the subject. Samantha reckons washing Kaylene's hair is the best thing you can do to aid her recovery... which really isn't the case if the patient is dealing with a concussion. Then she just happens to have a friend who agrees with her, that she is being overmedicated and that he wouldn't prescribe these drugs. The trouble is, we're not even told if he's a doctor or just a knowledgeable nurse: For all we know, he may have gotten his doctorate as IWannaBADoctor.com (This is TV Movieland anyway!). Besides, what one Doctor prescribes another wouldn't as there are so many drugs to choose from now. Another thing, did Samantha give this person Kaylene's medical history so he could make a professional diagnosis? DAMN! - I really thought about this too much.

Secondly, there's the jump of believability that Kaylene has. She goes from accepting Vanessa is doing right by her and her care to suddenly distrusting her totally. But the trouble with this is that they don't fire Vanessa. Surely, if there was a shadow of a doubt that something wasn't quite right about her you'd fire her arse.

Then there are the kids. I'm sorry, but if you're a close and loving family then the kids will want to see their mother at the earliest opportunity. However, Toby and Zoey, are only all too happy to not bother her. If it had been me, I would have been sneaking in to see her. You don't even see them at the hospital with her. If the writer and director had added a couple of extra scenes with the kids it would have made the story a little more believable and relatable.

What this story really needed was time. Somebody should have taken the time to take a breath and address the errors or inconsistencies of this story being filmed. Both the story and the directing of this movie needed to be tightened up. The acting, on the other hand, is above average, except for Elizabeth Bond who is a little wooden at times, and not totally credible.

I'd recommend this to the thriller fans, though people who like mystery and whodunnit's need not watch as there's no mystery in who the bad guy... or gal... is. This is one of those afternoon movies to watch while you're off work sick.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed