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Praying Mantis (1982)

Not Rated
TV Movie | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A middle-aged professor's young bride and his assistant plan to commit a double murder disguised as a "Crime Passionel", but discover too late that one of their intended victims has become a fellow conspirator.
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Philip Mackie | Hubert Monteilhet (novel "Les Mantes Religieuses")
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Updated Nov 17, 1982

Release date
Dec 13, 1984 (Hungary)

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Jonathan Pryce
Christian Magny Christian Magny   See fewer
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Cherie Lunghi
Beatrice Manceau Beatrice Manceau   See fewer
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Carmen Du Sautoy
Vera Canova Vera Canova   See fewer
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Pinkas Braun
Professor Paul Canova Professor Paul Canova   See fewer
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Anna Cropper
Gertrude Gertrude   See fewer
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Friedrich von Thun
Insurance Director Insurance Director   See fewer
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Arthur Brauss
Richter Richter   See fewer
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Sarah Berger
Madeleine Madeleine   See fewer
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Kevin McNally
Bernard Bernard   See fewer
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David Schofield
Cafe Waiter Cafe Waiter   See fewer
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Margaret Ward
Madame Mangy Madame Mangy   See fewer
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Richard Warner
Monsieur Magny Monsieur Magny   See fewer
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Jonathan Blake
Raymond Raymond   See fewer
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John Bryans
Dubreuil Dubreuil   See fewer
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Gordon Kane
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Barbara Young
Solicitor's Secretary Solicitor's Secretary   See fewer
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Derek Smith
Maitre Chardois Maitre Chardois   See fewer
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Douglas Wilmer
Maitre Fleury Maitre Fleury   See fewer
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Peter Blake
Dr. Courant Dr. Courant   See fewer
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Joby Blanshard
Dr. Laporte Dr. Laporte   See fewer
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Clive Swift
Dr. Faure Dr. Faure   See fewer
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Carol Gillies
Convent Sister Convent Sister   See fewer
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Gerard Hely
Bank Cashier Bank Cashier   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 132 votes