Death Becomes Her is one of the most popular horror movies. It was released in 1992. It is an American black comedy fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis, written by David Koepp and Martin Donovan, and starring Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, and Goldie Hawn. The film focuses on a pair of rivals (Streep and Hawn), who drink a magic potion that promises eternal youth, but experience unpleasant side effects when they physically die, becoming walking, talking corpses.
Death Becomes Her won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. The film received mixed reviews from critics, but was a commercial success, grossing $149 million worldwide ($58 million domestic, $90 million international) at the box office. It has developed a strong cult following, particularly among the LGBT community.
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Produced by: Robert Zemeckis, Steve Starkey
Written by: Martin Donovan, David Koepp
Music by Alan Silvestri
Cinematography Dean Cundey
Edited by Arthur Schmidt
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date: July 31, 1992
Running time: 104 minutes
Country: United States
Budget: $55 million
Box office: $149 million