Drowning Mona (2000)
Critic Consensus: Despite Danny De Vito's top billing, Drowning Mona drowns itself in humor that never rises about sitcom level. Contributing to the Mona's problems is that the characters are never really interesting, and there is a noticeable lack of energy in the character roles
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Critic Reviews for Drowning Mona
My problem was that I didn't care who killed Mona Dearly, or why.
Disappointingly tame (and often lame) comedy that consistently misses opportunities to do something clever or inventive.
Drowning Mona takes a fresh and funny spin on the classic mystery plot in which someone is so universally loathed that practically everyone is a credible suspect.
Audience Reviews for Drowning Mona
Borrows a lot from drawing room/dinner theater mysteries because everyone but everyone wants to see the victim dead ... and transports the action to some po-dunk upstate New York town. Alas the scenery change - nor the sad Yugo as the victim of countless sad jokes - can jump start the inertia felt here.
uummm not to shore whether this was good or not really it was vaguly amusing but not much of a story i guess different people have different taste !! give it a go !
This dark, tasteless, and cynical comedy is funny as hell, although the suggestively violent segments may repel mainstream viewers. It's a warped murder mystery involving a roster of nitwit suspects so hilariously feeble-minded that they can't help but look guilty... particularly since everybody in the entire hamlet of Verplanck, New York, loathed the victim. Peter Steinfeld aptly calls his script a "white-trash Murder on the Orient Express."
Drowning Mona Quotes
|Cubby:||I've seen people more upset about losing change in a candy machine.|
|Ellen Rash:||She deserved it. I bet property values go up.|
|Chief Wyatt Rash:||[talking to Mona] when life gives you potato's, make potato salad.|
|Chief Wyatt Rash:||[talking to Mona] When life gives you potato's, make potato salad.|
|Mona Dearly:||life gave me a handful of shit. what do I make with that Chief?|
|Mona Dearly:||Life gave me a handful of shit. what do I make with that Chief?|
|Phil Dearly:||shit salad?!|
|Phil Dearly:||Shit salad?|