Drop Dead Fred

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Run time: 103 mins

In Theaters: Friday 19th April 1991

Box Office Worldwide: 13

Distributed by: New Line Cinema

Production compaines: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment


Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 9%
Fresh: 3 Rotten: 31

IMDB: 5.7 / 10

Cast & Crew



Starring: Phoebe Cates as Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Cronin, Rik Mayall as Drop Dead Fred, Marsha Mason as Polly Cronin, Tim Matheson as Charles, Carrie Fisher as Janie, Keith Charles as Murray, Ron Eldard as Mickey Bunce

Drop Dead Fred Movie Review

Ouch. Phoebe Cates, lost in obscurity since Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Gremlins, made this utter bomb in 1991, and poor Carrie Fisher got drawn into the mess, too. The story of a grown woman with an invisible/imaginary friend, the movie is unfortunately aimed at teens/kids instead of twentysomethings who would have appreciated another chance to get a glimpse of Cates in the buff. Alas, it just was not to be. Atrocious and utterly unfunny.


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Drop Dead Fred Rating

" Terrible "


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