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Mortal Thoughts (1991)




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Mortal Thoughts is a low-key thriller revolving around the relationship between two best friends who are involved in the death of one of their husbands. The movie unfolds as the events leading to a confession are shown in flashback. Joyce (Glenne Headly) is married to the abusive, unfaithful James (Bruce Willis). During an outing at a carnival, James is killed, and Joyce and her best friend Cynthia (Demi Moore) try to cover up the murder.

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Demi Moore
as Cynthia Kellogg
Glenne Headly
as Joyce Urbanski
Bruce Willis
as James Urbanski
Harvey Keitel
as Det. John Woods
Billie Neal
as Det. Linda Nealon
Frank Vincent
as Dominic Marino
Karen Shallo
as Gloria Urbanski
Crystal Field
as Jeanette Marino
Maryanne Leone
as Aunt Rita
David Willis
as Mr. Urbanski
Ron J. Amodea
as Band Leader
Marianne Leone
as Aunt Rita
Christopher Peacock
as Irish Kid No. 2
Bruce Smolanoff
as Irish Kid No. 3
Elain R. Graham
as Woman Police Sergeant
Thomas Quinn
as Det. Seltzer
Brandon Messemer
as Cynthia's Baby
Richard Messemer
as Cynthia's Baby
Larry Atille
as Sydney Levitt
Roger Shamas
as Krishna Kolhatkar
Lindsay Rodio
as Jennifer Kellogg (age 3)
Larry Attile
as Sydney Levitt
Julie Garfield
as Maria Urbanski
David Willis Sr.
as Mr. Urbanski
Elaine Eldridge
as Customer in Salon
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Critic Reviews for Mortal Thoughts

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (4)

There is another level to Mortal Thoughts than either the guilt or innocence of the characters, or the wit with which Rudolph portrays their world. It is the level on which ordinary people cut themselves loose from ordinary morality.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Bruce Willis is rather terrifying.....a man of many faces indeed

July 4, 2005 | Rating: 3/5

Willis makes a convincing villain

July 15, 2003 | Rating: 3/5

An unusually tough and daring film for both Willis and Moore.

May 2, 2003 | Rating: 4/5

Not-half-bad murder-thriller potboiler.

July 25, 2002 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Mortal Thoughts

Another former movie network space filler. Willis and Moore together on the screen. Oooh wow! Why can't Hollywood couples actually find something worth while to appear in together. Looks like they did it for the same of doing it.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

Super Reviewer

I think this was the movie that introduced Bruce and Demi together?? Anyhow I liked this little who dunnit that holds lots of twists and turns thru out. I have never been too keen on Demi's acting abilities however good performances from Bruce Willis and Glenne Headley. worth a look if you see it whilst channel surfing on a rainy day.

Lee Kyle
Lee Kyle

Super Reviewer


A woman's abusive husband (Bruce Willis) is murdered quite bloodily in the back of a van at a fairground. The wife's friend (Demi Moore) is suspected - will she get away with it? It's up to Detective John (Harvey Keitel) to determine. Somewhat memorable after all these years, but nothing earth-shattering.

Lafe Fredbjornson
Lafe Fredbjornson

Super Reviewer

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