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Wish You Were Dead (2001)

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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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Valerie McCaffrey

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Scott Firestone
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Cast

Credited cast:
Cary Elwes ... Mac 'Macbeth' Wilson
Elaine Hendrix ... Melody 'Jupiter Music' Malloy
Christopher Lloyd ... Bruce
Mary Steenburgen ... Sally Rider
Sally Kirkland ... Penelope Wilson
Gene Simmons ... Vinny
Tanya Allen ... Tanya Rider
Dennis Burkley ... Sam Daniels
Lin Shaye ... Jinny Macintosh
Robert Englund ... Bernie Garces
Billy Ray Cyrus ... Dean Longo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Basulto David Basulto ... Gravedigger #1
Morgan Bateman Morgan Bateman ... Edna Daniels
Kelly Birch Kelly Birch ... Dirty Cowboy
Razie Brownstone Razie Brownstone ... Ruth Bangor
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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.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 May 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Espero Que Você Morra See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

CAD 4,500,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

New Line Cinema See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Christopher Lloyd and Lin Shaye appeared in Goin' South (1978). See more »

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18 July 2001 | by ally_paceSee all my reviews

Hapless insurance investigator, 35 year old Mac (Elwes) has more to lose than just his virginity in this black comedy. When scheming older woman Sally (Steenberg) discovers that Mac has a $1million life insurance policy, she seduces him and cons him into signing it over to her. Once her plan is assured, she hires Melody (Hendrix), an assassin who specialises in bumping off unfaithful husbands. However, Sally doesn't bet on Melody falling in love with Mac...


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