Susan's Plan (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Thriller  |  28 July 1999 (France)
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Susan wants her reprehensible ex-husband dead and, in several bungled attempts by henchmen, tries to accomplish the deed. First her boyfriend hires two dim-witted hitmen. Then she hires a ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Susan Holland
Sam Myers
Harold Beyers
Detective Scott
Penny Myers
Mrs. Beyers
Paul Holland
Joey Travolta ...
Car Dealership Boss


Susan wants her reprehensible ex-husband dead and, in several bungled attempts by henchmen, tries to accomplish the deed. First her boyfriend hires two dim-witted hitmen. Then she hires a former biker boyfriend to smother him in the hospital where he is recuperating from the first attempt. Then Zane's former wife figures out what is going on and wants a part of the action. Written by John Sacksteder <>

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Divorce can be murder.


Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »


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28 July 1999 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Dying to Get Rich! ...Susan's Plan  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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After getting so frustrated with the changes the studio made to Blues Brothers 2000 (1998), John Landis decided to make something for himself. This film was the result. See more »


Sam Myers: [on the phone] Betty?
Betty Johnson: Who's this?
Sam Myers: It's Sam.
Betty Johnson: Gee Sam, how do you shoot a guy 3 times at close range and not kill him?
Sam Myers: I don't know, you'll have to ask Bill and Steve that when you see them.
Bill: She'll have to ask us what, Sam?
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Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You
Performed by Wilson Pickett
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Did somebody owe a lot of favors?
11 April 2000 | by (Atlanta, Georgia) – See all my reviews

This movie was one of the most disjointed, strange, contrived, hard-to-follow (and not really worth the effort) movies I've ever seen. There were so many holes. For example, we are told that Adrian Paul's character was bad and we're supposed to believe his death would not be a tremendous loss. But why? We have no idea why he "deserves to die" other than the fact that his ex-wife stands to gain a lot of money (of which she has plenty, anyway)! And if I had to see one more scene of gratuitous sex, I think I may have become violently ill.

This supposedly is a comedy. Ha, ha. It's more like a strange hallucination without the prerequisite of medication. Many scenes seem completely pointless, and many others seem to be designed solely because somebody promised somebody that he/she could be in the movie and a minor cameo had to be created. (Example: Michael Biehn's character's cousin. If anyone can explain why that character was necessary, I'll give him/her a dollar -- and that's nearly one-fourth of the total amount I wasted renting this movie!)

It will be a very cold day in a notoriously hot place before I feel compelled to waste a couple of hours on this one again.

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