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Drop Dead Sexy (2005)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  12 March 2005 (USA)
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When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.

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

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Dead Sexy - Bella da morire  »

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Funny and Odd
26 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great little find.

I'll admit that the only reason I watched the film is for Crispin Glover, and he doesn't disappoint! What I thought, at first, was a cheesy southern accent, turned out to be quite consistent and very believable. His low-key performance, coupled with spot-on dialogue, made this one of his best roles to date! People tend to forget that he's got great comedic timing.

Jason Lee and Pruitt Taylor Vince were also enjoyable, but the character of Tiny stole the show near the end for me. His awkward scene with Crispin's character Eddie in th back of the car...let's just say no wonder Eddie needed a drink after that.

Fun flick with good writing and wonderful performances that had me giggling all the way through.


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