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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 Rosalie. He's also a serial womanizer. Rosalie goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating.

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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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It's not easy to murder a cheating husband... But practice makes perfect! 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
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Costume Designer Aggie Guerard Rodgers made certain that the actors and actresses were dressed as realistically as possible. Rosalie Boca (Tracey Ullman) looks like a small-town working-class mother who has opted for comfort over style. Joey Boca (Kevin Kline), when he removes his pizza apron for a night out, dresses like the flamboyant extrovert that he is. Nadja (Joan Plowright) has collected an eclectic wardrobe from thrift shops. Devo (River Phoenix) loves '60s hippie clothes and jewelry. Harlan (William Hurt) and Marlon (Keanu Reeves) wear outfits that defy explanation. 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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Soundtracks

Non Dimenticar (T'ho Voluto Bene)
Written by P.G. Redi, Michele Galdieri (as M. Galdieri), and S. Dobbins
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Almost too funny to be true.
23 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

In spite of Kevin Kline's fractured Italian accent, this is one of the funniest movies ever. It is a true story. I've seen the couple interviewed on two television programs.....they are exactly as Kevin Kline and Tracy Ullman depicted them. I have shown this tape to guests and most recently to a large group of seniors. My popularity rate has moved up a notch or two because of choosing this movie. It's a "feel good and leave you laughing" story. Well worth a trip and a search at the video store.


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