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To Die For (1995)

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Suzanne Stone is an aspiring TV personality who will do anything to be in the spotlight, including enlisting three teenagers to kill her husband.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Earl Stone
Carol Stone
Faye Stone
Angela Maretto
Mike Warden
Ben DeLuca
Mr. H. Finlaysson


Suzanne Stone (Maretto) knows exactly what she wants. She wants to be a television newscaster and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with relentless focus, she is forced to destroy anything and anyone that may stand in her way, regardless of the ultimate cost or means necessary. Written by Tad Dibbern <>

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All she wanted was a little attention. See more »


Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 October 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Todo por un sueño  »

Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)


£1,645,594 (UK) (17 November 1995)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Casey Affleck and Joaquin Phoenix are brothers-in-law (though they were not during the filming of the movie). Casey is married to Joaquin's sister Summer Phoenix. See more »


When Suzanne Stone removes the video tape from her camera just after recording her self-interview the tape is already fully rewound. See more »


Jimmy: Any time it rains, or when there's thunder and lightning, or when it snows, I have to jack off.
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The credits say that Misha is played by Walter but in fact, in the movie the dog's name was Walter and its real name is Misha. See more »


Referenced in Married with Children: The Weaker Sex (1995) See more »


Written by Mark Tierney, Paul Casserly & Fiona McDonald
Performed by Strawpeople
Courtesy of Sony Entertainment (New Zealand)
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21 September 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This film is fantastic and Nicole Kidman was made to play Suzanne Stone.

It's an acute satire on American obsession with television and unreal picture of life that comes with it. It's extremely funny, moving and shocking at the same time. Also the way it was filmed and put together is quite original and suits the movie's main theme perfectly! Must see!

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