The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

DVD - 1998
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When a gynecologist commits suicide after being accused of sexually molesting a patient, his wife deceptively becomes the live-in housekeeper for the woman and, as a bizarre form of revenge, proceeds to make the woman's family her own.
Publisher: [United States] : Hollywood Pictures Home Video ; Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Video, c1998
ISBN: 9781558908888
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Aug 21, 2016

This is an older film, but still scary even after all these years. It's about a prominent gynecologist and obstetrician who has been sexually molesting his patients. When a patient finally comes forward and presses charges, dozens of other women follow suit. He kills himself and his pregnant wife loses everything, including her baby. She sets off on a path of revenge to make that first woman who filed charges against her husband pay a terrible price, by taking her husband and child too. That all starts by becoming their nanny and doctoring the wife's asthma inhaler. Uber creepy, especially the scene where she breastfeeds the woman's newborn. Ew.


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