Dead Right (1990)
Dead Right is an early short film from Spaced, Shaun of the Dead, and Hot Fuzz director Edgar Wright. Wright filmed Dead Right in 1992 and 1993 in his hometown of Wells, England when he was only 18. He wrote, edited, produced and directed the film, as well as shooting and recording the sound. It is a Zucker Brothers style comedy that parodies the action thriller genre, most notably the Dirty Harry series ("Dead Right" was the working title for the original Dirty Harry). The film is shot on SVHS
and contains an impressive cast of 70 actors (mostly amateur), mainly made up of Wright's school friends and colleagues. Clips from the film were first broadcast on Take Over TV - the Channel 4 series consisting entirely of video clips sent in by viewers - that also launched the careers of comedy duo Adam and Joe.
The story begins with a serial killer bumping off the residents of a small Somerset community. Maverick DI Barry Stern is assigned to the case and - despite his reluctance - is partnered with by-the-book fellow DI Mike Tight...
Dead Right can be found included as part of the 3-Disc Collector's Edition of Hot Fuzz, which was released in late 2007. … More
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