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Drop Dead Sexy (2005)





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Just how far will some guys go to pay off a debt? Frank (Jason Lee) and Eddie (Crispin Glover) are a pair of inept would-be wise guys trying to scare up enough money to get out of the small Texas town they call home. They think their ship may have come in when Spider (Pruitt Taylor Vince), a local crime boss, offers them a big payday to drive a truck full of bootlegged cigarettes into Mexico. Frank and Eddie jump at the chance, but soon discover they're been made patsies in a scam when the truck turns out to have been booby-trapped, and by the end of the day they owe Spider a quarter-million dollars. Desperate to raise the cash, Eddie, a part-time gravedigger, hears that an exotic dancer with a rich sugar daddy has recently died, and was buried wearing a valuable diamond necklace. Frank and Eddie then hatch an elaborate scheme to exhume the stripper, swipe the necklace, and hold her remains for ransom. Drop Dead Sexy was the first directorial credit for writer and producer Michael Philip.more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity, sex)
Genre: Comedy
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Written By: Paul Doiron, John Benjamin Martin, Michael Philip, Mark Scheib
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On DVD: Sep 26, 2006
LionsGate Entertainment


Jason Lee
as Frank
Lin Shaye
as Ma Muzzy
Patrick Boykin
as Bartender
Kimberly Ann Shafer
as Feature Stage Dancer
Michael Sorrels
as Pallbearer
David Wilk
as Paramedic No. 1
Frank E. Ford
as Paramedic No. 2
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The movie itself was pretty dumb and typical. At least it had Crispen Glover in it as a redneck gravedigger.

Curtis Lilly

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Jason Lee and Crispin Glover seem like they would make a great comedic pair, so I had hoped for and expected better. Instead the movie missed the mark altogether and is virtually unwatchable. (First and only viewing - In my mid-twenties)

The words Weekend & Bernie's spring to mind but with a female Bernie. Lee and Glover totally save a terrible plot with some fine performances that the script does not deserve at all. Throw in Dourif and Taylor Vince and a sure-fire miss becomes oddly watchable despite a routine and obvious plot.

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