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Dead Man's Curve (1998)

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Two college students kill their roommate and make it look like a suicide.

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Natalie (as Tamara Craig Thomas)
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Detective Shipper
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Detective Amato
Kevin Ruf ...
Ernie
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Chancellor Alexander
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Jimmy
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Renee
Christy Stratton ...
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Dr. Ashley
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David P. Moore ...
Register Boy
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Storyline

Tim, Chris and Rand are campus roommates. They are not the closest of friends. When it is announced as being usual to get the best possible grades as compensation for the psychic stress of a roommates' suicide, Tim and Chris decide to kill Rand. After Rand's "suicide", his girlfriend Natalie takes her life, too. She was the roommate of Chris' girl Emma. Who's tricking who? Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Suicide. Deception. Betrayal...it's murder getting into Harvard. See more »


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Rated R for strong language, a scene of sexuality, some violent behavior and substance abuse | See all certifications »

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12 August 1998 (France)  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The bulls-eye of the dart board in Chris & Tim's dorm room is a photo of Vince Vaughn. See more »

Goofs

As Tim reveals his plan for Chris to get Emma back, it cuts to an open-air shot of Chris purchasing flowers. His shadow (and the shadows of a number of other people and props) is clearly visible on the sky backdrop behind him. See more »

Quotes

Rand: [Pointing a gun at Tim] Don't worry, they'll dedicate a ward in the psych department to you, you sick fuck.
Tim: This isn't going to work! You can't shoot me, you morons! It has to look like a suicide!
Chris: [Feigns shock] Oh, fuck! He's right!
[Rand and Chris push Tim off the cliff]
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References Species (1995) See more »

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Going to Hell
Performed by The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Written by The Brian Jonestown Massacre (as Brian Jones)
© Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Courtesy of TVT Records
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He'd rather kill than study
8 April 2003 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Insane college student figures out a way to get his grades the easy way. Murder. Everything goes his way as he outwits the police, fools the university staff, and pins the rap on his dopey partner. However, all is not as it seems and some surprises are in store for the viewer. Interesting little thriller, with some black comedy thrown in the mix: makes a guy wonder if such a rule could exist in a university without causing just such an incident.


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