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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Suzanne Stone (Nicole Kidman) is a weather reporter at her small-town cable station, but she dreams of being a big-time news anchor. However, she feels that her middle-class husband (Matt Dillon) is holding her back, so she decides to have him murdered. For this, she enlists Jimmy (Joaquin Phoenix), a high school boy who is enamored with her. The plan doesn't work exactly as she intended, though, and her husband's family starts to suspect that she was involved in his death.

Cast: Nicole Kidman , Matt Dillon , Joaquin Phoenix , Casey Affleck , Illeana Douglas , Alison Folland , Dan Hedaya , Wayne Knight

Director: Gus Van Sant

Genres: Comedy drama, Thriller

Distributor: Columbia Pictures, Columbia Tristar

To Die For (1995)

Release Date: September 29th, 1995|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    To Die For, sparked by a volcanically sexy and richly comic performance by Kidman that deserves to make her an Oscar favorite, is prime social satire and outrageous fun. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The murder plot is a cheap turn that says nothing about the nature of Suzanne's ambition. Without Suzanne's media-obsession as its focus, To Die For becomes just another fairly good black comedy. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Not since Tuesday Weld in "Pretty Poison" has an actress so played off her fresh-faced beauty for such pointed black-comic effect. show more

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