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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

Writer:

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.

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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 VocĂȘ 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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Good fun; but could have been even better.
12 November 2005 | by chasemoresSee all my reviews

Well, what can I say? I have watched this film several times on DVD and I think it's ace. Heavily stylised and camped-up, it maybe; a play (in parts) it might be; but it is funny and subtly ironic in many ways. Elaine Hendrix excels herself in this film as the blonde temptress/ hit-woman. The Cary Elwes character is a little irritating but necessary to the point of the plot. Mary Steenburgen (a great actress) is surprisingly sexy as the middle-aged vamp! It is a well acted and directed film which should make all but the most cynical and jaded laugh. Okay, the plot, in some ways, is a little simplistic but that's not the point of the film. It's a black comedy, okay? It doesn't have to be intricate, just funny. Hendrix did the best she could and pulled it off with great style. A good laugh.


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