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I Love You to Death ()


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Joey owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalie. He's also a serial womanizer. Rosalie goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating.

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Joey
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Rosalie
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Nadja
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Devo
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Harlan
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Marlon
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Lt. Schooner
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Wiley
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Lacey
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Joey's Mother
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Carla
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Dominic (as Jon Kasdan)
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Bridget
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Donna Joy
John Kostmayer ...
Benny
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Dewey Brown
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Jailhouse Informant
Samantha Kostmayer ...
Waitress
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Blue Light Bartender
Robert Radonich ...
Java Jive Bartender
Jeff Kline ...
Young Man with Bat
G. Valmont Thomas ...
Cabbie
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Priest
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Librarian
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Millie
Luke Rossi ...
Sammy
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Wendel Carter
Susan Chin ...
Reporter
Tony Romano ...
Reporter
Johnny 'Sugarbear' Willis ...
Reporter
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Pizza Guy
William R. Breyette ...
Biker
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Joey's Girl at Disco (uncredited)
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Devo's Lawyer (uncredited)
Jason McKibbin ...
Extra (uncredited)
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Joey's Neighbor (uncredited)
John Nelson ...
Joey's Neighbor (uncredited)
Roger Petan ...
Restaurant Patron / Driver (uncredited)

Directed by

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Lawrence Kasdan

Written by

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John Kostmayer ... (written by)

Produced by

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Michael Grillo ... executive producer
Lynn Isenberg ... associate producer / co-producer
John Kostmayer ... associate producer
Jeffrey Lurie ... producer
John P. Marsh ... associate producer
Ron Moler ... producer
Charles Okun ... executive producer
Christina Weiss Lurie ... associate producer
Lauren Weissman ... co-producer
Patrick Wells ... co-producer

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James Horner

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Owen Roizman ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Anne V. Coates

Editorial Department

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Sam Citron ... assistant editor
James D.R. Hickox ... first assistant editor
Robert Raring ... color timer (as Bob Raring)
Richard Garibaldi ... home video mastering colorist (uncredited)

Production Design by

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Lilly Kilvert

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Jon Hutman

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Cricket Rowland

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Aggie Guerard Rodgers

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Ben Nye Jr. ... makeup artist
Marlene D. Williams ... hair stylist (as Marlene Williams)

Production Management

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Ted Zachary ... executive in charge of production (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Carey Dietrich ... second assistant director
Michael Grillo ... first assistant director
Nina Halvorsson ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Charles Nixon III ... leadman
William A. Petrotta ... property master (as Bill Petrotta)
Adrian Valdes ... painter

Sound Department

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Jay Dranch ... dialogue editor
Michael Dressel ... sound assistant
Sukey Fontelieu ... sound effects editor
Gregory G. Gest ... sound
Walter A. Gest ... sound
Robert Grieve ... supervising sound editor
Jeffrey J. Haboush ... re-recording mixer (as Jeffrey Haboush)
Rick Kline ... sound mixer
David MacMillan ... sound mixer
Kevin O'Connell ... sound mixer
Frank Smathers ... sound editor

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Roy Arbogast ... special effects
Ray Brown ... special effects technician
Tobe Sexton ... special effects: Apogee, Inc.

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David Cornelius ... motion control programmer (uncredited)

Stunts

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Kenny Bates ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ken W. Ballantine ... lighting technician
Alan S. Blauvelt ... first assistant camera: additional photography (as Alan Blauvelt)
Dustin Blauvelt ... camera operator: additional photography (as Dusty Blauvelt)
Stephen H. Burum ... director of photography: additional photography
Earl L. Clark ... camera operator
Doug Cook ... best boy grip: additional photography
Gary Dunham ... second assistant camera: additional photography
John J. Ellingwood ... second assistant camera (as John Ellingwood)
Rob Hahn ... camera operator
Clyde Hart ... key grip: additional photography
Leslie J. Kovacs ... gaffer (as Les Kovacs)
Gemma La Mana ... still photographer
Dennis J. Laine ... first assistant camera (as Dennis Laine)
Michael Laws ... best boy electric: additional photography (as Mike Laws)
Gregory Peters ... electrician
Tim Ryan ... key grip
Alex Skvorzov ... chief lighting technician: additional photography
Lonnie Stewart ... dolly grip: additional photography

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Alison Roth ... seattle casting

Location Management

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Steph Benseman ... location manager
Tony Grob ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Shawn Murphy ... scoring mixer
James Thatcher ... musician: french horn
James Horner ... conductor (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Richard Belyeu ... transportation coordinator
Rick Wiley ... driver: camera car

Other crew

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Joan Eisenberg ... unit publicist
Pam Ellington ... first assistant production accountant
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title designer
Jamie Kehoe ... craft service
Adam Lustig ... portraits / title designer
Gail Martin-Sheridan ... production accountant
Tim Monich ... dialogue coach
Laura Petticord ... production assistant
Anne Rapp ... script supervisor
Danis Regal-O'Connell ... production coordinator
Gail Rose ... assistant production accountant
Cathy Sarkowsky ... assistant production coordinator
Morris Lee Sullivan ... stand-in
Matthew Swanlund ... stand-in
Sheila Wenz ... assistant production coordinator

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Joey works with Rosalie in their pizza parlor. She is convinced that he works all of the time for them and her world dissolves when she finds that he has been fooling around for years. Being Catholic, divorce is out of the question, so she and her mother and her best friend decide to kill him. Hopelessly incompetent as killers, they hire incompetent professionals as they beat, poison, and shoot Joey who remains oblivious to their attempts. Written by John Vogel

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Taglines An unbelievable story that's incredibly true. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Je t'aime à te tuer (France)
  • Ich liebe Dich zu Tode (Germany)
  • Te amaré hasta que te mate (Spain)
  • Szeretlek holtodiglan (Hungary)
  • Te iubesc pânã la moarte (Romania)
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Runtime
  • 97 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Loosely based on the true story of Frances Toto and her four unsuccessful attempts to kill her cheating husband, Anthony Toto, in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1984. Anthony spent four days in bed after being drugged and shot by Frances and her friends; who spent four years in prison after pleading guilty to attempted murder. The Turner Classic Movies website states that the film's " . . . story was inspired by events in the lives of Anthony and Frances Toto and Barry Giacobe". See more »
Goofs When Rosalie, Nadja and Devo go out of prison and meet Joey, a clock can be seen on the wall behind them which skips from 10.45 a.m. to 10.40 a.m. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in I Love You to Death/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Cry-Baby/The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover/Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1990). See more »
Soundtracks Colonel Bogey's March See more »
Quotes Rosalie Boca: They look like drug addicts.
Devo Nod: Well, they are drug addicts.
Rosalie Boca: Oh my God! You hired drug addicts?
Devo Nod: Who'd you expect me to hire? The Red Cross?
Nadja: They seem like very polite boys.
Rosalie Boca: I don't like having drug addicts in my house!
Nadja: Oh no, Rosalie. Don't think of them as drug addicts. Think of them as killers.
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