Wendell Lawson has only 6 months to live. Not wanting to live his last few months of life waiting for the end, he decides to take his own life. He enlists the help of a humorously delusional mental patient, and the movie chronicles his many unsuccessful attempts to kill himself. Will he ever succeed...? Written by
Are there laughs before death?
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Did You Know?
When Wendell Lawson slams on his brakes next to the funeral procession in front of the Church, the shadow of the Church steeple and crucifix appear on his forehead. However in the cutaway to the Church, we clearly see there are no shadows anywhere on the face of the Church, indicating that the sun is in front of the Church and not behind it, thus unable to produce a shadow on Wendell. See more
Wendell Sonny Lawson
Mom, I've been having trouble getting sleep lately. Do you have any sleeping pills?
Sleeping pills? I don't think we have any sleeping pills do we, Ben?
Your know darn well we have enough sleeping pills in there to put the whole Mormon Tabernacle Choir in a coma!