To Die For (1995)

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Avg Rating: 4.1 / 5. Voted: 16

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Directed by: Gus Van Sant
Starring: Nicole Kidman (Suzanne), Joaquin Phoenix (James), Matt Dillon (Larry), Alison Folland (Lydia), Casey Affleck (Russell), Illeana Douglas (Janice)
Country: USA; Effed Up American Cinema
Language: English (Optional Eng Subs)
Runtime: 01:15:01
Genres: Based on a True Story, Teenagers, Old-Young Relationships

Plot – Spoilers:
Inspired by the true case of Pamela Smart.

Suzanne has craved one thing ever since she was little – to be on TV. Everything she does, including her relationships, are merely a means to this end. Men are mostly smitten by her and women intimidated, and so, no one ever really gives her a reality check. Meanwhile her ambition snowballs to the point where it’s ready to consume her husband when he threatens to stand in its path.

Despite the melodramatic tone in what is essentially a satirical piece, Gus Van Sant elicits knockout performances from his Hollywood stars (and Alison Folland as Lydia) and as a bonus, includes a memorable scene of James (Joaquin Phoenix) dancing.

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CatFight
CatFight
November 3, 2021 1:16 am

I’m surprised to see one of my favorite movies from the 90’s on here, as it’s more of a true crime drama/character study than a typical fucked up movie, but it’s worth a watch for anyone who hasn’t seen it nonetheless. You have great actors/actresses, a great director, a score by Danny Elfman, a cameo from David Cronenberg; and a storyline that’s still relevant today. Need I say more?

tim
tim
November 3, 2021 10:01 am

one of my fav’s

Joe126
Joe126
November 3, 2021 11:25 pm

Interesting movie.

Eevie
Eevie
November 4, 2021 12:40 am

Super bonus – Music from Nailbomb!

MR BRIMSTONE
MR BRIMSTONE
Reply to  Eevie
November 27, 2021 7:57 pm

Fuck yeah! One of the best Grindcore bands ever! Horns to you and your good taste! \m/

Synesthete
Synesthete
Reply to  MR BRIMSTONE
December 8, 2021 7:24 am

“One of the best Grindcore bands ever” … (Nailbomb, a Grindcore band) … “Horns” ROTFLMFAO

Ron Jeremy
Ron Jeremy
November 5, 2021 10:22 am

fuck yeah

Batman
Batman
November 9, 2021 12:38 am

Can’t the owner of this site add better descriptions if the movie includes sex scenes for example

Zed Man
Zed Man
Reply to  Batman
November 16, 2021 8:51 am

If ur offended by sex scenes, then u shouldnt be on this site. How about Disney channel, lol.

MR BRIMSTONE
MR BRIMSTONE
Reply to  Zed Man
November 27, 2021 7:54 pm

Exactly. There are some things in this world that I hate; A braggart Man, a know it all Woman, a lying child, an I’ll tempered pet…but nothing is as abominable as a Prudish ANYTHING!

The Real Zed Man
The Real Zed Man
Reply to  MR BRIMSTONE
November 28, 2021 9:19 am

Same here, bro. I think I know someone in each category you mentioned. Some ppl are so shallow.

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