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Dead Funny (1994)

 -  Drama  -  21 May 1994 (USA)
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Viv comes home from work and finds her boyfriend Reggie pinned to her kitchen table with a long knife. Who murdered him?

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Cast

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Viv Saunders
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Reggie Barker
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Louise
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Barbara
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Jennifer
Adelle Lutz ...
Mari
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Frances
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Sarah
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Harold
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Woman from Brooklyn (as Patty Scanlon)
Tanya Berezin ...
Next Door Neighbor
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Yoshi
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Norriko
Samuel Baird ...
Know-It-All Painter
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Woman at Picnic
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Viv returns to her apartment and finds her boyfriend Reggie murdered in the kitchen. At first, she suspects this is another one of his elaborate practical jokes. During a harrowing series of visits by friends and acquaintances, Viv experiences flashback after flashback, leading her to piece together exactly what happened. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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21 May 1994 (USA)  »

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Dead Funny - Ein Scherz zuviel  »

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Playing with Knives
Performed by Leigh (Little Queenie) Harris
Music by Sheila Silver
Lyrics by Stephen Kitsakos
Produced by Leigh Harris
Courtesy of Argenta Music (ASCAP)
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good one
11 September 2000 | by (finland) – See all my reviews

This was a surprise. Sharp written, some black humour, pretty good thriller alltogether, kinda thing you just have to look all the way end. Actress Elizabeth Peña is really good, she steal every scene she's in. So is McCarthy, great chemistry between them. Well, basicly this is one of those "We had a party last night, now we got a dead body, who killed him, should we call police?" -kind of a thing. I saw it from TV and it was presented widescreen, which was nice.


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