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Shooting Elizabeth (1992)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Thriller  |  18 November 1992 (USA)
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An American executive living in Europe plots to murder his judgmentally, callous wife, only to get accused of actually murdering her when she disappears after leaving him over his own neurotic behavior.

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Howard Pigeon
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Elizabeth Pigeon
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Charlie the Dentist
Simón Andreu ...
Angelo (as Simon Andreu)
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Jose (as Fernando Guillen Cuervo)
Cristina Higueras ...
Victoria
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Father Chu
Ernesto Alterio ...
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Alberto Jiménez ...
Man (as Alberto Jimenez Arias)
Santiago Álvarez ...
Accountant (as Santiago Alvarez)
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Sebastian (as Audi Ferran)
Alicia Borrachero ...
Pillow Mint Maid
Ricard Borràs ...
Father (as Ricard Borras)
José Conde ...
Juan (as Jose Conde Cid)
Sara Fernández ...
Waitress (as Sara Fernandez)
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Mineral water executive Harold Pigeon (Jeff Goldblum) decides to kill off his wife Elizabeth (Mimi Rogers). The plot follows a well worn path. Will he go through with it? Will she walk out anyway? Will he get arrested and tried for a crime he planned but might not have committed? Written by <robin@m2.man.ph.ac.uk>

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Awfully simple comedy.
5 June 2004 | by (Groningen, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This movie is rather unknown (only 85 vote on IMDb at the moment) and it should stay unknown.

The movie is very simple. It's very predictable and for a comedy it has very few laughs. Also the style itself is simple and about as average as it can be. The story is not really good and doesn't always flow or makes sense and is filled with some rather big plot-holes.

Jeff Goldblum on the other hand is good and comically talented and so is Burt Kwouk's (Cato from the "Pink Panther" series) in his small but fun role. But quite frankly all of it is not good enough to save this movie.

It is no disaster but it's not recommendable either.

4/10

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