Double Jeopardy

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5.6/10.One of those that goes with the tiring cliche of "poor woman set up by a b-word of a man."How tiring this truly is. It makes me wish that once they'd do it the other way just to show women can be devious too.That aside it's pretty OK with Tommy Lee Jones showing he can carry a movie even if the script should've been tweaked before filming.Ashley Judd comes off here more like herself than an actual character.I sometimes rooted against her as she showed this air of arrogance with a hint of superiority to those around her.If anything I laughed more than once figuring her husband set up her just to get away from her, what a whiner.The absurdity of her serving little time for murder was also ridiculous.Make the character a man he'd have done 10 years before maybe being paroled.I watch this to laugh at Ashley Judd.Pity since she was good in Kiss The Girls.

Rob245

Plot hole: For a convicted murderer who violated her parole and assaulted her parole officer while escaping custody, Ashley Judd moves around the country and even boards airplanes with little to no problems.

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Suggested correction: She was simply careful. There's constant manhunts for much more serious felons and parolees on the lam who seem capable of moving around without getting caught.

How did she keep the gun if she flew across the country?

She likely put the gun in her bag and then checked it with other passengers' luggage at the airport. As long as she wasn't carrying the gun on her, it would go through.

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Question: Why did the ex husband kill his former mistress turned wife?

Rob245

Answer: Nick used Angie to help fake his death, frame Libby, and collect the insurance money which would have gone to their son, Matty. It's unclear if Nick married Angie, who became Matty's legal guardian, but he needed her to gain access to the money. He certainly didn't love her, and once he fully controlled the money, he eliminated her, as she was a liability who could have exposed him. I agree with the other answer that it also simplifies the plot by killing off a secondary character. It also shows how devious, ruthless, and sociopathic Nick is.

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Answer: I don't think they explained it, but most likely for her insurance money which is the same reason Nick faked his death in the first place. But it's also possible her death was faked as well. Looking at it from the prospective of the writer, it seemed it was easier to kill her off or get rid of her somehow instead of her showing up at the end with Nick and there wouldn't be a way for Libby to kill her without facing jail time for it and it wouldn't make sense for Libby to just forgive her and let her go.

Bishop73

Angie's death wasn't faked. It was established and verified by the next-door-neighbor lady that she was killed in the house explosion while Nick and Maddy were conveniently away. Libby also researched old newspaper articles about the accident and the ensuing investigation. The articles also showed photos of the now-dead Angie.

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