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Drop Dead, Dearest (1978)
"I Miss You, Hugs and Kisses" (original title)

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A woman is murdered and her millionaire husband is accused. But is he guilty?



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Magdalene Kruschen
Charles Kruschen
Gershen Isen
Tibor Zanopek
Cindy Girling ...
Pauline Corte
George Weiller
Cec Linder ...
Chief Parker
Richard M. Davidson ...
Barrington (as Richard Davidson)
Miguel Fernandes ...
John MacGregor (as Miguel Fernández)
Michelle Fansett ...
Johanna Luger
Corinna Carlson ...
Angela Kruschen
Linda Sorensen ...
Larry Solway ...
Ned Conlon ...


A woman is murdered and her millionaire husband is accused. But is he guilty?

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A bizarre love, a strange death.


Drama | Mystery


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Release Date:

8 September 1978 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Left For Dead  »

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CAD 350,000 (estimated)

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The film was listed in the UK as an official video nasty. It was eventually released (as "Drop Dead Dearest") in 1986 by Heron Video after 1 min 6 secs of BBFC cuts to edit shots of head blows and clubbings, and to shorten a scene of a woman's dead body being sexually caressed. See more »

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31 January 1999 | by (Canterbury, England) – See all my reviews

Pretty much an ordinary thriller. The only remarkable thing about it is that it was once banned in the UK, i.e. it was one of the infamous nasties. However, it is difficult to see how it would deserve such a distinction -- its goriness is very mild by horror movie standards.

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