Starring Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Bridget Fonda and Carrie Fisher, Drop Dead Fred is a hilarious comedy about a young woman who suddenly finds herself reunited with an old “friend”. When Elizabeth (Cates) returns to her mother's home after her marriage breaks up, she recreates her imaginary childhood friend, Fred (Mayall), to escape from the trauma of losing her husband and her job. In between the chaos and mayhem that Fred creates, Elizabeth desperately attempts to win back her husband and return to normality, with comical results.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Tackling mature themes with an infantile sensibility, Drop Dead Fred is an ill-conceived family comedy that is more likely to stir up a headache than the imagination.
Slapstick '90s comedy is filled with crass humor.
Cast & Crew
- Universal Pictures
- © 1991 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
- English (Stereo, Subtitles, CC)
Spanish (Stereo, Subtitles)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.