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Death Becomes Her (1992)  link to Death Becomes Her on IMDb  

Number: 693

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IMDb Rating:
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6.4/10 (83644 votes)

Country: USA, 104 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Horror, Comedy, Fantasy

Director(s): Robert Zemeckis

Cast: Meryl Streep (as Madeline Ashton), Bruce Willis (as Ernest Menville), Goldie Hawn (as Helen Sharp), Isabella Rossellini (as Lisle Von Rhuman), Ian Ogilvy (as Chagall)

Medium: Unknown,

Storyline: In 1978, in Broadway, the decadent and narcissist actress Madeline Ashton is performing Songbird, based on Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth. Then she receives her rival Helen Sharp, who is an aspiring writer, and her fiancé Ernest Menville, who is a plastic surgeon, in her dressing-room. Soon Menville calls off his commitment with Helen and marries Madeline. Seven years later, Helen is obese in a psychiatric hospital and obsessed in seeking revenge on Madeline. In 1992, the marriage of Madeline and Menville is finished and he is no longer a surgeon but an alcoholic caretaker. Out of the blue, they are invited to a party where Helen will release her novel Forever Young and Madeline goes to a beauty shop. The owner gives a business card of the specialist in rejuvenation Lisle Von Rhuman to her. When the envious Madeline sees Helen thin in a perfect shape, she decides to seek out Lisle and buys a potion to become young again. Further, she advises that Madeline must take care of ...

Location: c5p34

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1