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A woman believes that her seemingly all-American ex-husband murdered an earlier wife of his, and she is desperate to prove it.

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Paul Schneider

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Michele Samit (story), Eric Edson (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Ritter ... Dr. David Farris
Marg Helgenberger ... Ellen Farris
Megan Gallagher ... Lorraine Farris
Lawrence Dane ... Detective Rick Mauser
Jessica Bowman ... Sarah Farris
Miko Hughes ... Graham Farris
Madeline Zima ... Danielle Farris
Sandra Caldwell Sandra Caldwell ... Noreen Summers
Brenda Bazinet ... Dr. Addington
Michael Anthony Rawlins ... Asst. D.A. John Hodges
Kim Huffman ... Catherine Moray
Martin Doyle ... Tom Shelton
Ken James Ken James ... Mark Lunger
Johnie Chase ... Judge Eadie (as Johnnie Chase)
Derwin Jordan ... Detective Kendricks
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A seemingly upstanding, caring husband and father, Dr. David Farris, is accused of foul play by his ex-wife Ellen regarding the mysterious death of his subsequent wife Lorraine. To prove her suspicions, Ellen becomes determined to reveal David's sinister side by any means possible. Written by <pavanbadal@yahoo.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lethal Vows See more »

Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Based on the true story of Richard K. Overton, convicted of poisoning his ex-wife Dorothy Boyer, and the murder of his third wife, Janet Overton. See more »

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Lethal Vows Awfully Good ***1/2
3 June 2006 | by edwagreenSee all my reviews

John Ritter, in a sinister performance, as a Ph.D person who has poisoned 2 wives.

It is hard to believe that the ex-wife and current wife could have such an excellent relationship, but the story is well-told and Ritter's performance, his subtle ways, his slow but menacing talk, are all memorable. He really showed versatility as an actor in this film.

Nice to see Madeline Zinna,"The Nanny's" youngest charge, and Jessica Bowman, who starred in "Dr. Quinn-Medicine Woman." in teenage roles.

The women who play the wives are convincing and this movie should have been highly rated and emmy nominated.


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