Drop Dead Fred has a terrible reputation, but it’s actually kind of awesome.

by MATT STOKES | AUGUST 9, 2017

The discussion of Drop Dead Fred starts at 02:48.

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Drop Dead Fred

Director: Ate De Jong

Cast:
Lizzie Cronin: Phoebe Cates
Fred: Rik Mayall
Polly: Marsha Mason
Charles: Tim Matheson
Janie: Carrie Fisher

Domestic Box Office: $13.9 million

Released: May 24, 1991

9%

5.8/10

Verdict?

Laci says…

Matt says…

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