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Andrea Was Dying To Get In The Movies...Nov. 16, 1984USA101 Min.R
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Reality and illusion collide in this thriller about a megalomaniacal movie director who murders a young would-be actress, then sets about making a feature about the deed, casting the dead woman’s clueless husband as the patsy, and finding a dead ringer to play the part of the dead actress.

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IMDb Rating 5.3 1,017 votes
TMDb Rating 5 22 votes


Larry Cohen


Zoë Lund isAndrea Wilcox / Elaine Bernstein
Andrea Wilcox / Elaine Bernstein
Brad Rijn isKeefe Waterman
Keefe Waterman
Kevin O'Connor isDet. Lt. Philip Delroy
Det. Lt. Philip Delroy
Bill Oland isDet. Vickers
Det. Vickers
H. Richard Greene isLeon Gruskin
Leon Gruskin
Steven Pudenz isWiesanthal
Heidi Bassett isNeville's Asst. Director
Neville's Asst. Director
John Woehrle isStudio Executive
Studio Executive
Kitty Summerall isAndrea's Roomate
Andrea's Roomate