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Dream with the Fishes (1997)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 20 June 1997 (USA)
Terry is a suicidal voyeur who treats a dying addict to a final binge, but Terry will only do this if he promises to kill him.

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Funeral Director
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Terry's Bowling 'Date'
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Nick's Bowling 'Date'
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Drug Dealer
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Terry is a suicidal voyeur who doesn't seem to be able to kill himself. While preparing for jumping off a bridge, he meets Nick who ends up saving his life. Terry discovers that Nick is terminally ill and doesn't have much time left. Scared by the lack of time, Nick offers Terry a deal he can't refuse: Terry will become the beneficiary of Nick's life insurance or, since money doesn't matter to Terry, Nick promises to kill him before he dies. All Nick asks is Terry's help to realize a few fantasies before dying. Written by Hugo Lopes

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An oddball odyssey about voyeurism, LSD and nude bowling!

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for pervasive strong language, some drug content and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Baliklar ve rüyalar  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$31,777 (USA) (22 June 1997)

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$464,655 (USA) (10 August 1997)
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Aunt Elise: Guys, you've got to use the coasters, else we're no better than the animals.
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No dreams or fishes were harmed in the making of this movie. See more »

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References Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »

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Bongo Y Maracas
Written by Sergio Aldaz, Jorge Ortega, Cesar Meza, Jose Ramos, Noel Ramos, Osvaldo Villalobos
Performed by Banda El Rincon
Used by permission
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Beautiful!
15 July 2002 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Off course this movie hasn't got the most original story. It has similarities with films like Harold and Maude, Freeway or Mad love. But despite of the fact that it isn't original, it still remains (in my opinion) a beautiful little gem. The music was great and David Arquette, Brad Hunt and Kathryn Erbe (and the others) showed some nice acting. I'm glad I had the opportunity to see this film!


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