Return to Sender

Synopsis: An attractive but lonely nurse accepts a blind date setup by a co-worker and arranges for them to meet at her home. A stranger arrives on her porch before the arranged time and she mistakes him for her blind date. The stranger rapes her and leaves her seriously traumatized. Her life falls apart and she enters depression. She learns much later he is in a prison an hour away and begins visiting him, first to confront him and her fears. Then she starts to flirt and her spirits improve dramatically in the rest of her life.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Fouad Mikati
Production: RLJE/Image Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
92 min


Hey! How was it? How'd it go?

Dr. Cyper is amazing.

You'd think he was cutting the crusts

off his kid's sandwich.

So you really want to leave

all of this for that?

If I qualify for this transfer

I'll still... Is this yours?

- Oh, yeah, sorry.

- I will still be "all this" adjacent.

I don't know why you want

to be a surgical nurse.

You know, I can take my kids barfing on me,

I can take the patients whizzing on me,

but the minute you pull out

a scalpel... I'm like... gross!

Yeah, it can be awfully revolting.

Did Mrs. Disantos die?

Tony, I'm so sorry about your mother.

You were always so good

to come and stay with her.

I hope it's some comfort

that she didn't suffer much.


No. There's no comfort at all.

I wish she had suffered good and long.

Yeah, I wish she had to lay

in that bed for 29 years

and listen to me tell her how...



and lazy she is.

Yeah, I'm not going to the store

to get your pills.

I'm not rubbing the cramps

out of your legs.

I'm not putting gas

in your fucking car anymore.

Holy crap! I mean, for five months?

He reads her the newspaper,

he brushes her hair,

he brings her azaleas from her garden?

I thought he loved his mother,

didn't you?

- I thought he was 45!

- Shut up!

- He fooled us both. He's 29?

- Twenty-nine?

Hey, wait! I heard that you were

going out on some kind of blind date.

I mean, really,

you're keeping that from me?

It's nothing, really.

A decompressive craniectomy

is nothing, really.

Compared to this. It is big news!

And I feel a little left out.

Well, Nancy, the way big news

travels around here

I'm sure you'll hear all about it.

You sure have a lot of holes

in your face.

I have holes all over.

Nice. Any more down there?

Excuse me.

Would you mind?


You can use one of those.

No, that's okay.

I'll just wait 'til later.


You have to sign the receipt.


Thank you.



Get off me, you stupid dog!

Benny, come here! Come!

- Did he get you?

- Yeah, he tore my dress. Stupid dog.

Well, he's not stupid,

he's just being protective, that's all.

- I'm your daughter.

- You're a stranger to him, is all.

Come on, Benny.

You know, Miranda, I've been thinking.

I really should go with you tomorrow.

Go down and look at that house.

Oh, yeah, look at it

or try to talk me out of it?

Come on. I know better

than to try to talk you out of it.

But these realtors are kind

of slick, you know.

They'd do anything to make a sale.

So you've got to check

the heating system.

And the foundations, and the roof.

- Yeah.

- And...

Oh, I'm sorry about Benny.

There's a trick to him. Bribery.

Get him some meat

and he'll be your friend forever.



I want him to stop bothering me.

- It's so good to see you, Karen.

- Same here.

You owe me a dress, dog.

Miranda, somebody's choking.


No one can get their arms around him.

Okay. Okay, sir.

The Heimlich maneuver isn't working.

Just... I'm gonna help you.

I'm gonna help you.

I'm gonna help you breathe.

Someone give me a steak knife.

It's okay, sir.

I'm gonna help you breathe.

I need a straw. I need a straw.

It's gonna be okay.

Hold my hand squeeze tight.

Squeeze all you want. Okay.

Okay, there you go, there you go.

- Someone call 911?

- Yeah, we did.

Okay, they're on their way.

You're gonna be okay.

So, marble in the entryway,

sunken living room, and...

granite countertops.


Stainless steel appliances, and...

double ovens.

- I love double wall ovens.

- I love them too!

- Let's have a look at that water heater.

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