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Wish You Were Dead (2002)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Thriller  |  21 May 2002 (USA)
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Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.



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Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.

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May all your wishes come true.


Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong language and sexual content, some violence and drug use | See all certifications »




Release Date:

21 May 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Espero Que Você Morra  »

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CAD 4,500,000 (estimated)

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Good fun; but could have been even better.
12 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well, what can I say? I have watched this film several times on DVD and I think it's ace. Heavily stylised and camped-up, it maybe; a play (in parts) it might be; but it is funny and subtly ironic in many ways. Elaine Hendrix excels herself in this film as the blonde temptress/ hit-woman. The Cary Elwes character is a little irritating but necessary to the point of the plot. Mary Steenburgen (a great actress) is surprisingly sexy as the middle-aged vamp! It is a well acted and directed film which should make all but the most cynical and jaded laugh. Okay, the plot, in some ways, is a little simplistic but that's not the point of the film. It's a black comedy, okay? It doesn't have to be intricate, just funny. Hendrix did the best she could and pulled it off with great style. A good laugh.

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