Mr. Wrong

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Mr. Wrong ★★ 1995 (PG-13)

In her feature film debut, DeGeneres plays Martha, a 30-something single woman with wacky friends who's being pressured by parents toward marriage while having little luck in the dating scene. Hmm…sounds familiar. Pullman plays Whitman, her dreamboat who quickly turns into the Titanic. Along the relationship road to ruin she is forced to deal with bad poetry, charades and…gum in her hair! The usually entertaining DeGeneres is given little to do but react lamely to the wild events going on around her. Those that have had an experience with “the ex that would not go away” might want to rent something more calming, such as “Psycho.” 97m/C VHS, DVD . Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Pullman, Joan Cusack, Dean Stockwell, Joan Plowright, John Livingston, Robert Goulet, Ellen Cleghorne, Brad William Henke, Polly Holliday, Briant Wells; D: Nick Castle; W: Chris Matheson, Kerry Ehrin, Craig Munson; C: John Schwartzman; M: Craig Safan.