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Dead Men Don't Die (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Horror  |  17 October 1991 (USA)
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A reporter investigating a drug dealing ring is murdered. Brought back to life by the voodoo spell of a cleaning woman, he goes after his killers.

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A reporter investigating a drug dealing ring is murdered. Brought back to life by the voodoo spell of a cleaning woman, he goes after his killers.

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The anchorman's dead--BUT HE'S MAKING A COMEBACK!

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Los hombres muertos no mueren  »

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Dead Men Don't Die
Written by John Sponsler
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Wretched.
25 March 2010 | by (london, W5) – See all my reviews

I never post reviews on the IMDb.

But for reasons best known to my subconscious, the memory of this film slipped into my head on the bus this morning. Wandering online, I was amazed to find this had mustered above 3 stars.

Woeful in every manner, devoid of comedy or redemption and leaving a slightly nihilistic sick taste in the mouth, even as an undemanding teen

I remember my childhood abhorrence for this film. And since it was on Sky Movies weekly for a month back in the 90s I had enough opportunities to hate it.

I think a comment from my father best sums up this mess.

'Dear God, what is wrong with Elliot Gould? Things can't be that bad?'

Ugh.


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