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Drowning Mona

PG-13

3 Mar 2000

1 hr 36 min

Comedy, Crime, Mystery

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The death of Mona Dearly wasn't so much a whodunnit, as a who didn't.
The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny DeVito) immediately suspects murder rather than an accident. But, since the whole community of Verplanck, N.Y., shares a deep hatred for this unceasingly spiteful woman, Rash finds his murder investigation overwhelmed with potential suspects.

Details

Status: Released
Country: USA
Language: English
Awards: 1 nomination.
Budget: $16M

Direction

Nick Gomez

Writing

(Writer)

Acting

Danny DeVito (as Chief Wyatt Rash)
Bette Midler (as Mona Dearly)
Neve Campbell (as Ellen Rash)
Jamie Lee Curtis (as Rona Mace)
Casey Affleck (as Bobby Calzone)
William Fichtner (as Phil Dearly)
Marcus Thomas (as Jeff Dearly)
Peter Dobson (as Lt. Feege Gruber)
Kathleen Wilhoite (as Lucinda)
Tracey Walter (as Clarence)
Will Ferrell (as Cubby the Funeral Director)
Paul Ben-Victor (as Deputy Tony Carlucci)
Paul Schulze (as Deputy Jimmy D.)
Raymond O'Connor (as Father Tom Stowick)
Melissa McCarthy (as Shirley)

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