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A Dangerous Woman (1993)

R
102 min | Drama, Romance

Martha Horgan, a naive woman with an intellectual impairment who lives with her aunt Frances in a small town, is known for always telling the truth. She works at a dry cleaner, where her compulsive truth-telling leads her to report to the ...See moreMartha Horgan, a naive woman with an intellectual impairment who lives with her aunt Frances in a small town, is known for always telling the truth. She works at a dry cleaner, where her compulsive truth-telling leads her to report to the boss that another employee has been stealing from the cash register. The thief, in turn, accuses Martha, and she loses her job. In the mean time, a mysterious stranger named Mackey appears at Martha's residence after learning that Aunt Frances needs her porch repaired. Mackey is hired and becomes intimately involved with Martha... which only leads to tragedy. Written by A K 4 7 See less
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Cathy Sandrich Gelfond (as Cathy Sandrich) | Amanda Mackey (as Amanda Mackey Johnson)
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$680,441
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$1,497,222
Gross (World)
$1,497,222
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Dec 3, 1993 (United States)

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Debra Winger
Martha Martha   See fewer
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John Terry
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Barbara Hershey
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Jake Gyllenhaal
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Chloe Webb
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Gabriel Byrne
Mackey Mackey   See fewer
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Paul Dooley
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Warren Munson
Gately Gately   See fewer
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Rebeca Arthur
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Jan Hooks
Makeup Girl Makeup Girl   See fewer
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Philip McNiven
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Anna Mathias
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Jack Riley
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Brandis Kemp
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Martine Wood
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Joel Randel
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Cassidy Ann Thomas
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Chelsea Thomas
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5.8 / 10 | 1,502 votes