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* YourCheatingHeart: Imogen's husband left her for Karen. Imogen in turn begins an affair with Henry while still married, although by that point her husband had not only cheated on her with Karen, but also with a third woman.


* EccentricMillionaire: Karen is a wealthy aristocrat and she sure is eccentric with her [[StrangersOnATrainPlotMurder "Strangers on a Train"-Plots]]. There's also her oddball brother Oliver, who delights in racing through the interior of their rural mansion on his motor scooter.

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* EccentricMillionaire: Karen is a wealthy aristocrat and she sure is eccentric with her [[StrangersOnATrainPlotMurder "Strangers on a Train"-Plots]].Train" plots]]. There's also her oddball brother Oliver, who delights in racing through the interior of their rural mansion on his motor scooter.



* StrangersOnATrainPlotMurder: A non-murder variant when Henry and Karen make a deal for each one to take revenge on the people who wronged the other. [[spoiler:Subverted when it turns out Karen actually killed her target, and wants Henry to do the same.

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* StrangersOnATrainPlotMurder: A non-murder variant when Henry and Karen make a deal for each one to take revenge on the people who wronged the other. [[spoiler:Subverted when it turns out Karen actually killed her target, and wants Henry to do the same.]]

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''The Revengers' Comedies'' is a 1998 British comedy film written and directed by Malcolm Mowbray. The screenplay is based on a play of the same name by Alan Ayckbourn.

Henry Bell (Creator/SamNeill) and Karen Knightly (Creator/HelenaBonhamCarter) meet when both intent on committing suicide by leaping from the Tower Bridge in London. They explain to each other their reasons to do so: Henry has been eased out of his job by condescending Bruce Tick (Creator/SteveCoogan), while Karen has been abandoned by her lover, who opted to return to his wife, Imogen Staxton-Billing (Creator/KristinScottThomas). When neither succeeds in their suicide attempt, Henry and Karen they strike a bargain whereby each agrees to exact revenge on behalf of the other.

However, Henry is less enthusiastic about the plan, and finds it difficult once he meets Imogen, as he falls in love with her and they begin an affair. There's just one problem: Karen has already kept his end of the bargain, and when she demands Henry to do the same, he begins to suspect Karen is more of a villain than a victim, and the woman proves to be a formidable foe when she realizes Henry may renege on their deal.
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* EccentricMillionaire: Karen is a wealthy aristocrat and she sure is eccentric with her [[StrangersOnATrainPlotMurder "Strangers on a Train"-Plots]]. There's also her oddball brother Oliver, who delights in racing through the interior of their rural mansion on his motor scooter.
* InLoveWithTheMark: Henry is unable to go through with the plan once he meets Imogen, as he falls in love with her. He even learns learns that her husband left Karen not to come back to Imogen, but for a third woman entirely.
* InterruptedSuicide: Henry and Karen meet when they both attempt suicide on the London Tower Bridge and end up saving each other.
* StrangersOnATrainPlotMurder: A non-murder variant when Henry and Karen make a deal for each one to take revenge on the people who wronged the other. [[spoiler:Subverted when it turns out Karen actually killed her target, and wants Henry to do the same.
* WholePlotReference: Beyond just sharing a StrangersOnATrainPlotMurder, the whole movie is basically a loose, unofficial remake of ''Film/StrangersOnATrain'' with Bruno [[GenderFlip gender-flipped]] into a woman.[[note]]Which had already happened before in the 1969 film ''Once You Kiss a Stranger'', where the Bruno character was played by Carol Lynley.[[/note]]
* YourCheatingHeart: Imogen's husband left her for Karen. Imogen in turn begins an affair with Henry while still married, although by that point her husband had not only cheated on her with Karen, but also with a third woman.
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