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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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Nadja, Rosalie's Mother
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Lt. Larry Schooner
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Sgt. Carlos Wiley
Victoria Jackson ...
Lacey
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Joey's Mother
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Carla Boca
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Dominic Boca
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Bridget
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Donna Joy
John Kostmayer ...
Benny
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Storyline

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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An unbelievable story that's incredibly true. See more »

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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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Trivia

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

When Rosalie, Nadja and Devo go out of prison and meet Joey, a clock can be seen on the wall behind them which skips from 10.45 a.m. to 10.40 a.m. See more »

Quotes

Harlan James: [Marlon holds bat up to Joey, ready to hit him] Well, look at that.
Marlon: What?
Harlan James: A Reggie Jackson signed bat.
Marlon: Whoa, man. Awesome.
MarlonHarlan James: Reggie, Reggie, REGGIE, REGGIE!
Harlan James: How many homers has he hit, like... in lifetime?
Marlon: Whoa man, he's the best.
Harlan James: Wow, man.
Marlon: I don't know...
[pause]
[...]
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Referenced in Serial Mom (1994) See more »

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Felicia
Written by Warren Wiegratz & Peter Safir
Performed by Oceans
Courtesy of Pro Jazz
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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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