Dead Simple
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A small-time loser who dreams of the big time discovers just how far wrong a good deed can take him in this black comedy. Frank Jacobs (Daniel Stern) is a guy with perennial bad luck living in a small town in Kansas, where he runs a gone-to-seed motel and is married to Helen (Patricia Richardson), a shrewish woman with a sharp tongue and little affection for her husband. Frank's great dream is to make a career for himself as a country and western singer, and while scrambling for a spot during an open mike night at a roadhouse, he makes the acquaintance of Julie (Lacey Kohl), a fellow… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Great things come in small packages and this treat of a movie definitely comes in the smallest of cinematic packages."
‑ Wesley Lovell, Apollo Guide
"An amusing time"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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