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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)  »

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Ich liebe Dich zu Tode  »

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$16,186,793 (USA)
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River Phoenix appears alongside Kevin Kline in the movie. Phoenix lost the Oscar to Kline in A Fish Called Wanda (1988), when he was nominated for Running on Empty (1988). See more »

Goofs

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 »

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Marlon: If we're gonna waste the dude, we oughta get paid for it. I mean, that's the American way, ain't it?
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Featured in The Directors: The Films of Lawrence Kasdan (2001) See more »

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Could You Be Loved
Written by Bob Marley
Performed by Bob Marley & The Wailers
Courtesy of Island Records
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Funniest movie ever!
20 May 2002 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

It's such a subtle movie that at first you're not sure if you should laugh... this movie is based on real people who did the talkshow circuit in the early 80s-- her from prison, him in person. Kevin Kline is brilliant as Joey Boca and Tracey Ullman is hilarious as his oblivious and then vengeful bride. So, if you feel like laughing, you should. Don't let this one pass!


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