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Susan's Plan (1998)

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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Susan Holland
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Sam Myers
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Steve
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Harold Beyers
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Detective Scott
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Penny Myers
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Mrs. Beyers
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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 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 <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Divorce can be murder.

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

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Betty Johnson: [on the phone] Susan?
Susan Holland: Yes?
Betty Johnson: Paul's going to be all right.
Susan Holland: Shit!
Sam Myers: What is it?
Susan Holland: Paul's going to be all right.
Sam Myers: Shit!
Bill: Fuck!
Steve: Damn it!
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Blue Danube Waltz
Written by Johann Strauss (as J. Strauss)
Arranged by Michael Hankinson
Courtesy of Promusic, Inc.
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A pretty funny movie scarred with a bizarre ending and a weak plot.
25 July 2006 | by (Long Beach, California) – See all my reviews

Stars: Natassja Kinski, Billy Zane, Lara Flynn Boyle, Rob Schnieder, Michael Bien, Dan Aykroyd, Thomas Hayden Church and Joey Travolta.

This was a genuinely funny movie with great performances. It's a kill the husband get the money plotted film, but John Landis's script is surprisingly fresh. I'll start with the actors. Dan Aykroyd was my favorite performer as the humorless gangster. His lack of humor in the film is actually the funniest part of it. Schnieder and Bien are good as the two buddies in the film. Lara Flynn Boyle is hilarious as the slutty hairdresser. Now my problem with the film was the horrible ending. The plot felt so unresolved and it ended on such a horrible note that it ruined the rest of the film for me.

My rating: ** out of ****. 86 mins. rated R for Sex/Nudity, Gory Violence and Language.


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