• Very Bad Things (1998)

Very Bad Things

Release Date: November 25th, 1998

DVD Release Date: May 18th, 1999

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Kyle Fisher (Jon Favreau) heads to Las Vegas for a bachelor party with four friends. When one of them accidentally kills a hired stripper and a security guard finds the body, unstable Boyd (Christian Slater) kills the guard to keep him from calling the cops, then organizes the group to dispose of the corpses. Back home, Kyle is troubled and has difficulty hiding his worries from his fiancée (Cameron Diaz). Meanwhile, to ensure his own safety, Boyd begins killing the others.

Cast: Christian Slater, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Stern, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Jon Favreau, Jeremy Piven, Leland Orser, J. Paul Zimmerman

Director: Peter Berg

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Initial Entertainment Group

Distributors: Polygram

Keywords: Friendship, Murder, Los Angeles, Amusing, Dark, Friend, Escape, 2000s, Brother, Offbeat, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Rick GroenThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    In an era when the words "President" and "penis" can occupy the same sentence and prompt nothing but yawns, this picture actually manages to surprise, to startle, yes, to administer a series of small but genuine shocks. show more

  • 50
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    Very Bad Things only getes worse. [25 November 1998, p. 44]

  • 63
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    The tone, which veers uncertainly between dark comedy and suspense, is uneven, and the characters are not vivid enough to stabilize the load of a shifting, runaway plot. show more

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