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Ed and His Dead Mother (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Comedy  |  17 November 1993 (USA)
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A mourning son makes a deal to reanimate his one year dead mother, however things turn into an unexpected direction.

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Mr. Abner
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Ed Chilton
Harper Roisman ...
Judge Fearson
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Storm Reynolds (as Sam Jenkins)
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Uncle Benny
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Big Lar
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Mr. Anderson
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A.J. Pattle
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Mabel Chilton
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Rob Sundheimer
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Telemarketer
Eric Poppick ...
Sam Halibut
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Rev. Praxton
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Aunt Sophie
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Ed misses his mother who has been dead for a year. He has lived almost his whole life with his mother, so when a stranger appears one day from a company called "Happy People Ltd." and claims that they can bring his mother back for 1 000$, he doesn't think long before he agrees. But everything doesn't go as it should go. For a while everything is fine and Ed's mother bakes cakes and takes care of him, exactly as before. But then she starts to act more and more strangely. Pealing potatoes in the fridge, repainting the kitchen over night, chasing dogs for meals, jumping over fences and other things that ordinary old mothers usually don't do. And when Rob (who was sent to jail by Ed's mother) appears, things really start to get out of hand. Written by Mika Perl <mikap@ctrl-c.liu.se>

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A family reunion with some minor complications.

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Horror | Comedy

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17 November 1993 (USA)  »

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Buen apetito, mamá  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)
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Ed's mother's glasses as she jumps the fence. See more »

Quotes

Ed's Mother: I'm sorry, we don't have any tea, WANT SOME OF THIS?
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Found near the end of the credits about a character who died in a nasty way: Rob Sundheimer...dead but not forgotten. See more »

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A Movie well done!

While I was flipping through the channels one day I happened upon Ed and His Dead Mother. Seeing as how it had Steve Buscemi in it I had to watch it. THANK GOD! This movie is great! Ned Beatty is absolutely hysterical in it. The way he delivers some of his one liners, is enough to make you laugh till you cry. I had the pleasure of watching this movie with absolutely no expectations, and I'm glad. If you just want to sit down and watch a really funny, and definitely original movie, I highly recommend this one!


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