The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag
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The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag
Penelope Ann Miller's delightful performance as the shy, part-time librarian Betty Lou Perkins is the saving grace of this comedy from Touchstone Pictures. Betty Lou is the neglected wife of small-town police detective Alex Perkins (Eric Thal). She soon feels even more neglected when Alex can't make their anniversary dinner because he has to investigate a brutal motel room slaying. Taking her dog for a walk, Betty Lou finds a gun by the river's edge that just happens to be the missing murder weapon in Alex's murder investigation. In order to get some attention, she announces… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 8%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A terrible picture, absent rhythm and purpose, straining hard to remain charismatic and mysterious while it engages in pure nonsense, crudely arranged by Moyle in a career-killing feature."
‑ Brian Orndorf,
"A little bit overrated, but fairly fun comedy."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"So darn innocuous it almost disappears."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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