Born to Be Bad
Born to Be Bad (1950)

For the benefit of her wealthy husband Zachary Scott and his family, Joan Fontaine adopts a facade of wide-eyed sweetness. Bored with her hubby, Fontaine inaugurates a romance with novelist Robert Ryan. All her carefully crafted… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 16, 1991
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

This is a lively, vicious, and daring film.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Trashy but stylishly entertaining melodrama.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Lively romantic melodrama with a creative use of architecture.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Ray's interest in the psychological state of his protagonist and its relationship to visual style makes the film mesmerizing.

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jay nixon
Joan is in her viper mode here and the film is enjoyable but the ending is a letdown.