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I Love You to Death (1990)

 -  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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Release Date:

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

Phoebe Cates:  as the girl Joey picks up at the Disco. Joey is played by Kevin Kline, who is married to Cates in real life. 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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The truth is stranger than fiction!!!!!
23 January 2001 | by (Arlington, TX.) – See all my reviews

I love it when you sit down to watch a little cable/satellite television and there's nothing on, but then you stumble on a movie as good as this one. This is one of those movies that slipped through the cracks. The fact that it's based on a true story is one of the things that makes this movie so funny. I think Keanu Reeves and William Hurt offer some of the greatest performances I have ever seen. The cast is top notch. Rent this one when you have a free hour and a half. It'll be well worth the $3 or $4.


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