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Dream with the Fishes (1997)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  20 June 1997 (USA)
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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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Cast

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Terry
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Nick
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Aunt Elise
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Liz
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Don
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Joe, Nick's Father
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Michelle
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Mary
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Sophia
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Pharmacist
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Sheriff
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Funeral Director
Kristina Robbins ...
Terry's Bowling 'Date'
Katherine Copenhaver ...
Nick's Bowling 'Date'
Gary Brickman ...
Drug Dealer
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Storyline

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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voyeur | dying | doctor | love | peeping tom | See more »

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An oddball odyssey about voyeurism, LSD and nude bowling!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language, some drug content and sexuality | See all certifications »
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20 June 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dream with the Fishes  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$31,777 (USA) (20 June 1997)

Gross:

$464,655 (USA) (8 August 1997)
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Quotes

Liz: You know, Terry, you can't see everything through a pair of binoculars. And sometimes, when a woman cries late at night, it doesn't mean it's about some guy. Sometimes, she's just cryin'.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Soundtracks

El Diablo En El Ojos
Written and Performed by Tindersticks
Used by permission of Polygram Music
Courtesy of London Records/Polygram Records
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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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