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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 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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28 July 1999 (France)  »

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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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Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You
Written by Jerry Akines, Johnnie Bellmon, Victor Drayton, Reginald Turner
Performed by Wilson Pickett
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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Good "black comedy"
22 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

It's little unusual genre for John Landis. I got used to his good comedies, like "Coming to America" or "Trading places". This one is good movie too and it's "black comedy". But I like this movie. Sometimes it's funny and very stupid. Characters during the whole movie find oneselves to the most stupid situation. And this all cross with the strong violence and sexuality. So I can call this movie "The standard of black comedies".


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