• I Love You to Death (1990)

I Love You to Death

Release Date: 1990

DVD Release Date: July 29th, 2003

R |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Joey (Kevin Kline) and his wife, Rosalie (Tracey Ullman), run a pizza joint with the help of Devo (River Phoenix), a spaced-out teenager with the hots for Rosalie. When Rosalie discovers that Joey is having a number of flings, she consults her mother (Joan Plowright). With divorce out of the question due to the couple's Roman Catholicism, murder is the only recourse. Devo helps by recruiting local thugs Harlan (William Hurt) and Marlon (Keanu Reeves), but luck is on the side of oblivious Joey.

Cast: Kevin Kline, Tracey Ullman, Joan Plowright, River Phoenix, William Hurt, Keanu Reeves, James Gammon, Victoria Jackson

Director: Lawrence Kasdan

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: TriStar Pictures

Keywords: Husband, Temptation, Cheeky, Revenge, Dark, House, 1990s, Hilarious, Wife, Mother, Quest, Madcap

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Jay CarrBoston Globe

    while not without pleasures, I Love You to Death essentially seems a film in search of a tone. [06 Apr 1990]

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The result is an actor's dream, a film in which the truth of almost every scene has to be excavated out of the debris of social inhibition. show more

  • 63
    TV Guide Magazine

    The result is a one-joke movie. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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