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Enid Is Sleeping (1990)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  17 May 1991 (UK)
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Enid is horrible, her husband and younger sister are having an affair. When Enid walks in on them 'enjoying' themselves, she is furious. A fight develops and Enid is hit over the head with ... See full summary »

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Jane
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Harry
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Floyd
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Enid
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Mavis
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Trucker
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Man at Indian Burial Site
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Old Man
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Motel Manager
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Gas Station Attendant
Nicholas Love ...
Robber #1
Alex Chapman ...
Robber #2
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Fireman (as Steven Schwartz-Hartley)
Deeny Dakota ...
Mary Lou (as Deenie Dakota)
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Cop at Indian Road Sign
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Enid is horrible, her husband and younger sister are having an affair. When Enid walks in on them 'enjoying' themselves, she is furious. A fight develops and Enid is hit over the head with a heavy object. One disaster after another ensues, as they attempt to make Enid's death look like an accident. Written by Rob Hartill

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Enid caught her husband cheating with her sister. Now the red-hot lovers are hiding a stone-cold stiff. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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17 May 1991 (UK)  »

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Over Her Dead Body  »

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This was the first movie filmed at Garson Studios in Santa Fe, New Mexico. See more »

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References Young Guns (1988) See more »

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GOONSVILLE
Written by Glen Sutton & Norris Wilson
Courtesy Bruton/APM Music
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Weekend at Bernadette's
26 January 1999 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is sort of a distaff "Weekend at Bernie's", only it's set in small-town New Mexico and there are cops instead of crooks. It ends up being darker and drier. "Bernie's" may be wackier, but this film is funnier in the long run, I think.

Elizabeth Perkins is a platinum blonde this time out, and looks even cuter than she usually does. She's a winning comedienne and is well teamed with Judge Reinhold and Jeffrey Jones. They could have been Lamour, Hope and Crosby starring in "The Road to Roswell" but thankfully that's a bit of New Mexico we don't get to see for a change.

Once upon a time, the inconvenience of a dead body was considered a topic worthy of the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, in one of his rare comedies, "The Trouble With Harry" ("Is He's Dead"), and more recently it has been a lesser plot point for the National Lampoon in the original and still riotous "Vacation".

Live comics stiff all the time, but dead ones are always good for a laugh.


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