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Pretty Poison (1968)

R 89 min - Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller - 18 July 1968
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Easygoing but psychotic Dennis is released from jail, where he has served a sentence for his complicity in a suspicious death. Wandering through an Ozzie & Harriet-type small town, Dennis makes friends with a seemingly normal high schooler, Sue Ann. He lies to her about his imaginary career as a secret agent, and she is thrilled to the point of joining him in his further adventures. Their developing relationship becomes a lethal combination as Sue Ann uses Dennis's undying devotion and his bragging about being a secret agent for her own evil ends.

Director:  Noel Black
Stars:  Anthony Perkins, Tuesday Weld, Beverly Garland, John Randolph, Dick O'Neill, Clarice Blackburn, Joseph Bova, Ken Kercheval, Don Fellows, George Ryan, Parker Fennelly, Bill Sorrells

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Easygoing but psychotic Dennis is released from jail, where he has served a sentence for his complicity in a suspicious death. Wandering through an Ozzie & Harriet-type small town, Dennis makes friends with a seemingly normal high schooler, Sue Ann. He lies to her about his imaginary career as a secret agent, and she is thrilled to the point of joining him in his further adventures. Their developing relationship becomes a lethal combination as Sue Ann uses Dennis's undying devotion and his bragging about being a secret agent for her own evil ends.



Tagline: She's such a sweet girl. He's such a nice boy. They'll scare the hell out of you.

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Language:  English
Release Date:  18 July 1968

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Budget:  $1,800,000

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Runtime:  1 h 29 min

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