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Sorry, Wrong Number (1989)

Based on a famous play, follows a bedridden wife who overhears a murder plan on her phone. She tries to piece the puzzle together and prevent it.

Director:

Tony Wharmby

Writers:

Lucille Fletcher (earlier screenplay from radio play), Ann Louise Bardach (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Loni Anderson ... Madeleine Stevenson
Carl Weintraub ... Charlie Stevenson
Patrick Macnee ... Nigel Evans
Diane D'Aquila Diane D'Aquila ... Sally Dutch
Miguel Fernandes ... Carlos Diaz
Hal Holbrook ... Jim Coltrane
Helen Hughes ... Ms. Jennings
Harvey Atkin ... Det. Kiley
Alan Jordan Alan Jordan ... Jerry Luntschild
Barry Flatman ... Dr. Levine
Bernard Behrens ... Dr. Fisher
Geoffrey Bowes Geoffrey Bowes ... Rob
Ted Simonett Ted Simonett ... Dave
Keri Lyn Keri Lyn ... Levine's Girl
Marilyn Peppiatt Marilyn Peppiatt ... Helen
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Storyline

Based on a famous play, follows a bedridden wife who overhears a murder plan on her phone. She tries to piece the puzzle together and prevent it.

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Taglines:

Death is only a phone call away

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Vida por um Fio See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A TV movie made for the USA network. See more »

Connections

Version of Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) See more »

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I loved this film
12 June 2002 | by danemcmasterSee all my reviews

I thought this film was the best thing I've ever seen. It had everything; suspense, romance, comedy. It made me laugh, it made me cry. If I think about it I can't fault this film on any count. The acting was superb, the photography was just delightful, and the direction was assured. And may I take this opportunity to say that even the trailer was wonderful Masterpiece 10/10 Bravo.


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