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Dead Like Me: Life After Death (2009)

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George's been dead and working as grim reaper 5 years. She and her 3 colleagues get a new, chaotic boss. George looks different to the living e.g. her mom and sister.

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Stephen Herek

Writers:

Bryan Fuller (characters), John Masius | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ellen Muth ... George Lass
Callum Blue ... Mason
Sarah Wynter ... Daisy
Jasmine Guy ... Roxy Harvey
Britt McKillip ... Reggie Lass
Christine Willes ... Delores Herbig
Cynthia Stevenson ... Joy Lass
Henry Ian Cusick ... Cameron Kane
Crystal Dahl Crystal Dahl ... Crystal
Jordan Hudyma ... Hudson Hart
Vlasta Vrana ... Gregor
Shenae Grimes-Beech ... Jennifer Hardick (as Shenae Grimes)
James Easter Bradford James Easter Bradford ... Limo Driver (as James Bradford)
Danette Mackay Danette Mackay ... Sheryl (as Danette MacKay)
Luis Oliva ... Thief
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Storyline

After the departure of Rube Sofer, a new head reaper named Cameron Kane takes over. He's a slick businessman who couldn't care less about helping the newly dead. Chaos ensues and brings out the worst in Daisy and Mason who begin drinking anew, and Roxy, who begins seeking glory. George and Reggie re-connect for the first time when George reaps a new friend of Reggie's. Written by sweetgirl6464

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Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Sarah Wynter takes the role of Daisy Adair, previously played by Laura Harris in the series. In 24 (2001), the two actresses played sisters. See more »

Goofs

When Mason is seen on the convenience store monitor, we see his real appearance. It has been established that reapers appearances in reflections and on video are seen as their alternate reaper persona, not their real appearance. See more »

Quotes

Mason: Goody! That means we get to play, you know, "High Risk Factor"! Okay, ready?
Roxy Harvey: [Girl runs by] Running with scissors...
Mason: [Points to barber babbling very quickly with customer] Barber on drugs, razor at throat...
Roxy Harvey: [Sees vain lady babbling] Then there's her...
Mason: What's high risk about her?
Roxy Harvey: Nothing. I just want her dead.
Daisy Adair: [Frustrated] Baenziger!
Roxy Harvey: Oh good! Now we get to play "Last Minute Panic"!
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Boom Boom Ba
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Performed by Metisse
Written by Aida Bredou & Skully
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Courtesy of Blind Faith Digital
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A Good Movie Haunted by Its Series
17 February 2009 | by Vincent_BSee all my reviews

I guess one could label me a fan of this series, since I own both season 1 and 2 DVD box sets and today I purchased this movie. However I am not here to put frosting on the cake. Any TV series is better than the movie from any point of view. Take into consideration that the writers can afford a few episodes that fail over a two year season. One tends to remember the great episodes and push aside the crappy the ones. So in a nutshell you cannot compare any movie to the series.

I was happy to see they managed to get about 80% of the original cast back after 5 years of doing nothing. I enjoyed the movie but it lacked revelations. There was no cosmic secrets answered about the show. It merely asked more questions and some to most of the characters seemed to take a back seat. I was hoping they would use the opportunity to expand on the "Reaper Society" and I kind of thought that was where the plot was heading but somehow failed to push through.

The focus of the film is on Georgia and Reggie and unfortunately characters like Mason, Roxy, and Daisy become less significant than they should be in this film. The subplot with Cameron Kane wasn't well developed and makes the movie fall short of the mark.

So why did I give the move a seven out of ten? That in my honest opinion is a "C" average. It is just OK but could have been better. Sadly due to the nature of the story that reapers never grow old they won't be able to make another. The actress Ellen Muth is showing her age. I sincerely hope she can move on to better roles but I am afraid she will always be haunted by the series and movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Like Me: The Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby (Dolby Surround)

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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