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Drop Dead Fred (1991)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Fantasy  -  19 April 1991 (USA)
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A young woman finds her already unstable life rocked by the presence of a rambunctious imaginary friend from childhood.

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Charles
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Janie
Keith Charles ...
Murray
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Young Elizabeth
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Nigel Cronin
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Mickey Bunce
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Attractive Customer
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Judge Dubben
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Arsonist
Sjoukje De Jong Douma ...
Grandma Bunce
Paul Holmes ...
Man in Speedboat
Steve Cochran ...
Waiter #1
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Storyline

A young woman who's attempting to find her place in the world battles with her controlling mother and a womanizing husband finds comfort and confusion with the appearance of her childhood friend. It is a zappy movie that emphasizes self-actualization. Written by C. Marshall

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Dishes. Relationships. Wind. This guy breaks everything. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 April 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drop Dead Fred  »

Box Office

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$13,878,334 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The script was originally offered to Tim Burton,but he declined to direct. See more »

Goofs

Just after Elizabeth's mother seals the box which Drop Dead Fred is in, a yellow tape-marker on the floor can be seen to the left of the marble-topped table and a blue one can be seen to the right. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Polly: And the prince took the beautiful young girl in his arms and said, will you marry me? Yes, she whispered, I will be your princess.
Young Elizabeth: Did they live happily ever after?
Polly: Of course, Elizabeth.
[tucking her in]
Young Elizabeth: How do you know?
Polly: Because she was a good little girl. If she had been naughty, the prince would have run away.
Young Elizabeth: What a pile of shit!
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Referenced in Monster Man (2003) See more »

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Fun Film For The Family!
5 January 2004 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

This is a great film if you want a laugh. I first seen it when it was first released and enjoyed it then, have recently watched it with my children and they loved it (think the certificate is a bit high, my children are under 15). If you get the chance to watch this film take it, and I dare you not to laugh.


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