Ed and His Dead Mother (1997)

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Though it's been a year since her death, Ed (Steve Buscemi) is still pining over his deceased mother (Miriam Margolyes). Enter a firm called Happy People Ltd, which for a hefty fee will bring Ed's mom back to life. He ponies up the money, and miracle of miracles, mother returns. At first all is bliss. But eventually dead old mom begins acting very strangely. Her habit of eating bugs is only the tip of a bizarre iceberg. Can things get any weirder? They do, when Ed's "pal" Rob (John Gries), whom … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Chuck Hughes
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 17, 2003
Runtime:
PolyGram Video

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Cast


as Ed Chilton

as Uncle Benny

as Mabel Chilton

as Pattle

as Reynolds

as Rev. Praxton

as Mr. Anderson

as Sam Halibut

as Uncle Bill

as Cop #2

as Jury Foreperson

as Rob Sundheimer
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Critic Reviews for Ed and His Dead Mother

All Critics (6)

Bizarre spoof that's too stupid to be funny.

Full Review… | January 21, 2009
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

What REALLY happened to the old lady who swallowed a fly!

November 16, 2003
MovieCrypt.com

Really quirky and sometimes pretty funny.

April 24, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

August 14, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

December 22, 2002
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

July 26, 2002
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Audience Reviews for Ed and His Dead Mother

½

This is a crazy movie about a middle aged man who lost his mother. He is in great grief so he makes a deal with a salesman to resurrect his mother. But there is a problem, the mother turns out quite different than they expected. This movie was very weird and very funny.

Naughtia
Naughtia Nahazhina

Super Reviewer

½

Ed And His Dead Mother was a different type of zombie flick but it just wasn't as funny as I thought it was gonna be.Most of the funny moments came from Ned Beatty as the perverted uncle.Other than that, It's Not something I'd watch again

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Brody Manson

Super Reviewer

½

Steve Buscemi (hair a-hangin') is Ed, who brings his mother back from death via techniques of Happy People Ltd.. And then everything right goes wrong. Quirky story played by good actors.

AlaineB
Alaine B

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