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Drop Dead Sexy (2005)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  12 March 2005 (USA)
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The dumb loser Frank Muzzy invites his alcoholic friend and gravedigger Eddie to raise some money bootlegging US$ 250,000.00 in cigarettes for the powerful mobster Spider to Mexico. However, their truck catches fire and they lose the load. Frank becomes desperate to raise the amount, and hides himself with Eddie in the house of his mother. When Frank sees in the newspaper the picture of Crystal Harkness, the wife of the tycoon Harkness, Eddie confirms that she was a former strip dancer and buried with a valuable necklace. Frank forces Eddie to exhume her body, but they do not find the jewel. Frank brings Crystal's corpse to his hideout and decides to ask a ransom to Harkness getting into a deeper trouble, while Eddie falls in love for Crystal. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Dying for a good time... See more »

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Rated R for sexual content and nudity, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Funny Dark Comedy
19 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Without giving away anything, I thought the movie was a lot of fun and the story was nicely played out. Jason Lee was as wonderful as ever, playing his version of the frustrated smart guy. Crispin Glover plays a roll that is different, more normal than anything I have seen him play. He has his odd side in this film, as well.

The story follows the life(or Death) of a pretty girl(the beautiful Melissa Keller). Frank(Jason Lee)is trying to use her and Eddie(Crispin Glover) to get out of some problems with Spider's gang(led by Pruitt Taylor Vince). The tongue in cheek humor and the dark comedy make for an enjoyable watch.

I would recommend watching it. Especially if you like Jason Lee or Crispin Glover. The supporting cast is a great framework for the story and it's conclusion.


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