“The Stepford Wives!” This “Cult Movie Monday” Has The PERFECT Wife For You!

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Meet The Ladies Of Stepford!

You think “The Handmaid’s Tale” is torn from today’s culture – how about this classic sci-fi film?

The 70’s were chock full of classic films that have been forgotten to time…and it’s time to do something about it! Time to celebrate this sci-fi thriller!

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Kudos To Novelist Ira Levin!

Author Ira Levin wrote the original novel, and it was made into a terrific film with a great cast!

They are all just TOO perfect!

Katherine Ross stars as the newcomer to the neighborhood who realizes the term “Stepford Wife” isn’t a compliment…and something is clearly wrong with the other ladies in town…here is the film’s original trailer:

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This film is a classic, and in fact, the phrase “Stepford Wife” is still used to describe subservient women…and the poster because iconic for this image:

Tina Louise from “Gilligan’s Island” is one of the local women who doesn’t seem to have any ambition – except to please her husband, any time of the day or night…

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Paul Prentiss co-stars as well…she is a terrific actress who really nails the role of a lively wife who slowly changes in front of her friend’s eyes…

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Bobbie Markowe: [after being stabbed] Oh Joanna! My new dress! How could you do a thing like that? Just when I was going to give you coffee! How could you do a thing like that? I thought we were friends! Just when I was going to… how could you do a thing like that… just when I was going to give you coffee! Oh Joanna… I thought we were friends… I thought we were friends… friends… coffee… how could you do a thing like that? Like that? Like that? Like that? Friends… friends…

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This classic thriller was very badly remade with Nicole Kidman and Matthew Broderick…stick with the original!

Of course, Author Ira Levin wrote another cult classic as well:

Yes, he was the Author of “Rosemary’s Baby” – turned into a brilliant movie with Mia Farrow.

You can read why this film broke up Mia Farrow’s marriage to Frank Sinatra by clicking here:


https://johnrieber.com/2018/10/15/rosemarys-baby-shocks-31daysofhalloween-satan-breaks-up-mia-farrows-marriage-to-frank-sinatra/

Enjoy your cult movie Monday!



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11 replies

  1. Good write up, to be honest ive never watched this, I think it is about time that I did.

  2. Many years since I saw this. Didn’t see the remake.

  3. so creepy and I loved the original the best –

  4. I really enjoyed that original film, and as I had also read the book, was pleased that it was a good adaptation. But I started to watch the 2004 remake, and despite the wonderful casting, I couldn’t finish it.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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