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I Love You to Death (1990)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 6 April 1990 (USA)
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Joey owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalee, and is a major womanizer. Rosalee goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating.

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Lt. Schooner
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Wiley
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Lacey
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Donna Joy
John Kostmayer ...
Benny
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Joey works with Rosalie in their pizza parlor. She is convinced that he works all of the time for them and her world dissolves when she finds that he has been fooling around for years. Being Catholic, divorce is out of the question, so she and her mother and her best friend decide to kill him. Hopelessly incompetent as killers, they hire incompetent professionals as they beat, poison, and shoot Joey who remains oblivious to their attempts. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Comedy | Crime

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6 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ich liebe Dich zu Tode  »

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$16,186,793 (USA)
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Cinematographer Owen Roizman and director Lawrence Kasdan agreed that they were not going to shoot I Love You to Death (1990) to look like a comedy. Roizman said: "I tried to keep it on the dark side wherever possible, because the story, although a comedy, is dark and Kasdan prefers the richness of low-key, realistic image". See more »

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After the wife and mother have tried to kill Joey with sleeping pills the three are out on the front swing and Nadja's pants have a blue pattern on them with frilled-out ankles. Later when they are in the master bedroom her pants are solid black and straight. See more »

Quotes

Joey Boca: Rosalie!
Rosalie Boca: What?
Joey Boca: I feel better now. I had a good crap. That's all I needed.
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Featured in The Directors: The Films of Lawrence Kasdan (2001) See more »

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You Make My Dreams
Written by Daryl Hall, John Oates, and Sara Allen
Performed by Hall & Oates
Courtesy of RCA Records
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Many funny scenes
29 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

All of the actors in this movie do hysterical work and make this movie very enjoyable to watch. Even Kline does a great Italian! Plowright and Tracey Ullman really resemble one another and their scenes are great. Add Harlan & Marlon (Hurt & Keanu) and River Phoenix, and a great cameo by Miriam Margoyles are Kleins' mother, and you've got yourself a highly watchable movie.


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