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Die, Mommie, Die! (2003)

R | | Comedy | 31 October 2003 (USA)
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An ex-pop singer kills her much-hated husband to be with her young lover. Her daughter plots Electra-like revenge.

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Angela Arden / Barbara Arden
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Angela's Fan
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Tony Parker
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Edith Sussman
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Bootsie Carp
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Sol Sussman
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Lance Sussman
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Policeman
Victor Raider-Wexler ...
Sam Fishbein
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Shatzi Van Allen
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Moving Man #1 (as Chris McDaniel)
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Moving Man #2
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Tuchman
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Leather Daddy
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Storyline

Retired singing star, Angela Arden, heads a dysfunctional family. Her husband, filmmaker Sol Sussman, hates her and has a kissy relationship with his nubile daughter, Edith. Angela carries on an affair with Tony Parker, a lounge lizard, who sleeps with both Edith and her brother, Lance, but not before Angela plots to murder Sol when he cuts off her allowance. Bootsie Carp, the family maid loyal to Sol, is on to Angela, but the diva works quickly and poisons Sol. Edith suspects foul play and wants Lance's help in proving mom's guilt. Lance, who loves his mother deeply, is conflicted. Will Edith succeed? Does love lurk somewhere? And what about Angela's long dead sister, Barbara? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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love | singing | singer | diva | poison | See All (292) »

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Hollywood...It's a dirty town but someone has to do it!

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and a drug scene
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Trivia

One of the framed photos the camera pans by while Angela (Charles Busch) is administering the deadly suppository to her husband is of Busch in his stage appearance as Gertrude(Gertie) Garnet in his play "The Lady in Question". The photo was used on all the play's promotional materials. See more »

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Movie is set in 1967 but Angela sings the Blood, Sweat & Tears hit "Spinning Wheel" which was not released until 1969. See more »

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Lance Sussman: [Lance, unexpectedly home from college, has hidden behind the stairs and jumps up and scares Angela] Arrrrh!
Angela Arden: Lance! You scared the bejesus out of me!
Lance Sussman: [Chuckling] Kiss me, you beautiful creature.
Lance Sussman: [Upon kissing Lance on the lips] Do I smell pot?
Lance Sussman: Gee, mom, you got me on that one.
Angela Arden: Listen, baby, I'm not one of your friends' square old ladies. I toured with a band. I'm quite familiar with reefer, and fully acquainted with its dangers.
Lance Sussman: You're the coolest mom ever!
Angela Arden: What are you doing home from school?
Lance Sussman: The...
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there is silent black and white footage of Angela christening a ship. See more »

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The Salt and Pepper Polka
Music by Dick Gallagher
Lyrics by Dick Gallagher & Charles Busch
Vocals by Ruth Williamson
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Stark Sands is amazing and so is this film
7 September 2004 | by (Coarsegold, California) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing, Stark Sands, on HBO's "Six feet under." I thought he was very attractive. Now that I saw, "Die mommie, die," I think Stark Sands is not only attractive, but an enormous talent! Co-starring with jason Priestly, Natosha Lyonne, and the entire superb cast, Stark Sands has a feirceness in his pretty green eyes that brought his character to life in an astonishing roar. I have rented this great send-up of classic movies at least 4 times. And now I am going to purchase it. This is one of the finest "indie" films I have seen since, "Sordid lives." And it also has made me a huge, Stark Sands fan. I look forward to seeing more of his acting in the future.


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