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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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Joey's Mother
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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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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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First film that director Lawrence Kasdan directed that he didn't write. Kasdan said: "The screenplay made me laugh out loud when I read it but l was also taken with the emotional level of the piece. There is something very touching, almost sweet about it, even though it's a very dark story, and people do terrible things in it. You understand them all, and they're not evil people". See more »

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When Joey is walking into the Police Station near the end of the movie to drop the charges against his wife and the others, he is wearing black trousers, but while he is talking to detectives Schooner and Wiley they are light colored. See more »

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Devo Nod: Oh no, please, that's *my* job... taking care of the maggots.
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Featured in The Directors: The Films of Lawrence Kasdan (2001) See more »

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If They Could They Would
Written and Performed by Foundation
Courtesy of Mango Records, an Island Records Company
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6 out of 10
26 June 2000 | by (Cologne, Germany) – See all my reviews

Kevin Kline is excellent in this modest, very well-cast, though not entirely successful black comedy about a betrayed woman (Tracey Ullman) and her mother Joan Plowright trying to kill husband Kline with the help of friend River Phoenix and nutty blokes Keanu Reeves and William Hurt. Funny and quite charming, this looks better than it is. If you want to see a film about perfectly killing your not-so-beloved husband or wife, then dig to DIVORCE - ITALIAN STYLE with Marcello Mastroianni.


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