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Susan's Plan (1998)

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Susan wants her reprehensible ex-husband dead and, in several bungled attempts by henchmen, tries to accomplish the deed. First her boyfriend hires two dim-witted hitmen. Then she hires a ... See full summary »

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John Landis

Writer:

John Landis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nastassja Kinski ... Susan Holland
Billy Zane ... Sam Myers
Michael Biehn ... Bill
Rob Schneider ... Steve
Lara Flynn Boyle ... Betty Johnson
Carl Ballantine ... Harold Beyers
Thomas Haden Church ... Dr. Chris Stillman
Bill Duke ... Detective Scott
Lisa Edelstein ... Penny Myers
Sheree North ... Mrs. Beyers
Adrian Paul ... Paul Holland
Dan Aykroyd ... Bob
Joey Travolta ... Bartender
Christina Venuti ... Janice
Robert Harvey ... Car Dealership Boss
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Storyline

Susan wants her reprehensible ex-husband dead and, in several bungled attempts by henchmen, tries to accomplish the deed. First her boyfriend hires two dim-witted hitmen. Then she hires a former biker boyfriend to smother him in the hospital where he is recuperating from the first attempt. Then Zane's former wife figures out what is going on and wants a part of the action. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Taglines:

Divorce can be murder.

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Kushner-Locke

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 July 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Dying to Get Rich! ...Susan's Plan See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (FotoKem)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sheree North's final cinematic appearance. See more »

Quotes

Betty Johnson: [on the phone] Susan?
Susan Holland: Yes?
Betty Johnson: Paul's going to be all right.
Susan Holland: Shit!
Sam Myers: What is it?
Susan Holland: Paul's going to be all right.
Sam Myers: Shit!
Steve: Fuck!
Bill: Damn it!
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Soundtracks

Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You
Written by Jerry Akines, Johnnie Bellmon, Victor Drayton, Reginald Turner
Performed by Wilson Pickett
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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Good "black comedy"
22 August 1999 | by Knight Of The CrossSee all my reviews

It's little unusual genre for John Landis. I got used to his good comedies, like "Coming to America" or "Trading places". This one is good movie too and it's "black comedy". But I like this movie. Sometimes it's funny and very stupid. Characters during the whole movie find oneselves to the most stupid situation. And this all cross with the strong violence and sexuality. So I can call this movie "The standard of black comedies".


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