Drop Dead Fred

Dishes. Relationships. Wind. This guy breaks everything.

Drop Dead Fred (1991)


When Elizabeth returns to her mother's home after her marriage breaks up, she recreates her imaginary childhood friend, Fred, to escape from the trauma of losing her husband and her job. In between the chaos and mayhem that Fred creates, Elizabeth attempts to win back her husband and return to normality.

Director: Ate de Jong
Writers: Carlos Davis, Anthony Fingleton.

Release Date: 1991-04-19
Status: Released
Run time: 103 min / 1:43
Budget: $6,788,000
Revenue: $13,878,334
Production Companies : New Line Cinema, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Working Title Films
Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America



Rik Mayall
Drop Dead Fred
Phoebe Cates
Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Cronin
Marsha Mason
Polly Cronin
Tim Matheson
Carrie Fisher
Keith Charles
Ron Eldard
Mickey Bunce
Michael Welker
Waiter at Wine Gala
Bridget Fonda


Directing Ate de Jong Director
Writing Carlos Davis Screenplay
Writing Anthony Fingleton Screenplay
Production Tim Bevan Executive Producer
Production Carlos Davis Executive Producer
Production Anthony Fingleton Executive Producer
Production Paul Webster Producer
Sound Randy Edelman Original Music Composer
Camera Peter Deming Director of Photography
Editing Marshall Harvey Editor
Editing James Groetsch Editorial Production Assistant

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