Death Becomes Her

Death Becomes Her (1992)

In one small bottle... The fountain of youth. The secret of eternal life. The power of an ancient potion. Sometimes it works... sometimes it doesn't.

  • Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
  • Release Date: 1992-07-30
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 1373 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to be a great deal more complicated than a mere murder plot.

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  • Meryl Streep

    as Madeline Ashton
  • Bruce Willis

    as Dr. Ernest Menville
  • Goldie Hawn

    as Helen Sharp
  • Isabella Rossellini

    as Lisle von Rhoman
  • Ian Ogilvy

    as Chagall
  • Adam Storke

    as Dakota
  • Nancy Fish

    as Rose
  • Alaina Reed Hall

    as Psychologist
  • Michelle Johnson

    as Anna
  • Sydney Pollack

    as Hospital Doctor
  • Mary Ellen Trainor

    as Vivian Adams
  • William Frankfather

    as Mr. Franklin
  • Clement von Franckenstein

    as Opening Man
  • Debra Jo Rupp

    as Psychiatric Patient
  • Jonathan Silverman

    as Jay Norman
  • John Enos III

    as Lisle's Body Guard
  • Fabio

    as Lisle's Body Guard
  • Bonnie Cahoon

    as Greta Garbo
  • Susan Kellermann

    as Second Doctor
  • John Ingle

    as Eulogist
  • Ai Wan

    as Maid in Ancient Greece (uncredited)
Sound Alan Silvestri Original Music Composer
Directing Robert Zemeckis Director
Production Robert Zemeckis Producer
Production Steve Starkey Producer
Editing Arthur Schmidt Editor
Art Rick Carter Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Joanna Johnston Costume Design
Writing David Koepp Author
Camera Dean Cundey Director of Photography
Sound Don Davis Orchestrator
Art Jackie Carr Set Decoration
Art William James Teegarden Art Direction
Production Karen Rea Casting
Visual Effects Ken Ralston Visual Effects Supervisor
Directing Ken Ralston Second Unit Director
Visual Effects Michael Lantieri Special Effects Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Pamela Wise Costume Supervisor
Visual Effects Wes Takahashi Animation Supervisor
Writing Martin Donovan Writer
Directing Max Kleven Second Unit Director
Visual Effects Geoff Campbell CG Artist