Second Thoughts (1983) - Rotten Tomatoes

Second Thoughts (1983)





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In this skewed, unreal view of a woman's choice in men, almost nothing is believable. Amy (Lucie Arnaz) is a savvy, well-educated lawyer in Santa Fe who divorces her husband, an exec in the banking business, to become involved with Will (Craig Wasson) a street musician with the same iron-clad brain as her ex when it comes to women. The musician is regularly picked up by the police for his loitering, though he seems never to fully realize why they are doing this to him. Amy drops him at last, and when she finds out she is pregnant, she goes to the hospital to have an abortion -- and is introduced to a Boris Karloff-type doctor. Before anything further happens, Will comes along and forcibly carries her off to a remote, run-down building in a ghost town where he ties her to a bed intending to keep her there until she has the baby. Hard to believe, but things only get worse from here.


Ken Howard
as John Michael
Arthur Rosenberg
as Dr. Eastman
Peggy McCay
as Dr. Martha Carpenter
James O'Connell
as Chief Staab
Louis Giambalvo
as Sgt. Cabrillo
Alex Kubik
as Officer Behncke
Charles Lampkin
as Judge Richards
Michael Prince
as Alfred Venable
Larry David
as Monroe Clark
Dehl Berti
as Indian
Philip L. Mead
as Harry the Cop
Ina Gould
as Mrs. Devargas
Sheldon Feldner
as Roger Porter
Gina Alvarado
as Mrs. Padilla
Gay Rowan
as Annie
Howard Vann
as Bank Guard
Kim Terry
as Woman Teller
Jerry Fujikawa
as Yamashiro
Jesse D. Goins
as Security Guard
Meg Wyllie
as Mrs. Gardner
Elsa Raven
as Large Nurse
Janice Carroll
as Head Nurse
Haunani Minn
as Scrub Nurse
Joe Whipp
as Jailer
Joe Mantegna
as Orderly
Brett Richman
as Anesthesiologist
Douglas Doran
as Counterman
Jon Cedar
as Prosecutor
Nancy Vawter
as Court Reporter
George Nason
as Dog Owner
Gary Kanin
as Head FBI Agent
Janice Shannon
as Receptionist
Jacqueline A. Lewis
as Receptionist
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All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

There's nothing wacky about Second Thoughts except the reasoning that caused it to be made.

November 12, 2018 | Full Review…

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