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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.

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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 Você Morra See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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CAD4,500,000 (estimated)
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New Line Cinema See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Christopher Lloyd and Mary Steenburgen appeared in Goin' South (1978) and Back to the Future Part III (1990). See more »

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I wish I was after watching this.....
18 October 2004 | by adamjacobsSee all my reviews

I didn't really expect much from this and I was certainly not pleasantly surprised when it turned out to be absolute drivel and possibly the worst film I have ever seen. With a half decent cast, including Cary Elwes and Christopher Lloyd I thought that they may be able to lift the film out of the depths of despair. Alas, they failed.

A very silly plot, some very poor acting (what do you expect casting Billy Ray Cyrus??)and complete disregard for any of the characters certainly does make you 'wish that you WERE dead' after watching this painful experience. It would not be categorised as a comedy as its just simply not funny and far too silly to be a thriller so I am unsure what genre this would fall into. Additionally, after 45 mins, I had already counted around 20+ uses of the 'F' word which proved to be very unnecessary. Avoid!!!


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