The Rich Man's Wife (1996)

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A rich man's wife finds she has a bad prenuptial agreement with an even worse husband. Over drinks with a stranger, she fantasizes about doing her husband in to void the prenupt. The ... See full summary »


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  • Halle Berry and Amy Holden Jones in The Rich Man's Wife (1996)
  • Halle Berry and Amy Holden Jones in The Rich Man's Wife (1996)
  • Clive Owen in The Rich Man's Wife (1996)

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18 November 2012 | LeonLouisRicci
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| Early Halle Berry and Clive Owen Neo-Noir
An early movie by three lead actors who would go on to super-stardom, well Peter Green is not a superstar but makes a super villain. This is a slightly above average movie pastime that is not bad, but is bogged down by some genre conventions that are, well, conventional. The twist ending was completely unnecessary and for that indulgence it can be faulted.

The supporting cast is good and the cinematography is excellent. There is one scene that stands out (in the park) for all those movie fans that recognize that hitting a moving target with a handgun is not as easy as it looks in most Hollywood products.

The camera loves Halle Berry and here she displays some acting chops that would prove that she was not just another (very) pretty girl. So this is an average to slightly above average Neo-Noir that can be enjoyed for the best of it.

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,132,151 (USA) (15 September 1996)

Gross:

$8,538,318 (USA) (5 January 1997)

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