Drop Dead Fred
Drop Dead Fred
Dishes. Relationships. Wind. This guy breaks everything.
Directed By Ate De Jong
Screenplay By Anthony Fingleton, Carlos Davis
Cast Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Carrie Fisher, Tim Matheson
Produced By Paul Webster
Film Editing By Marshall Harve
Cinematography By Peter Deming
Music By Randy Edelman

PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Working Title Films


United Kingdom, United States



Release Date

April 19, 1991


99 Minutes

Rating PG-13
Distributed By

New Line Cinema, Universal Pictures

Gross $13,878,334



  • Rik Mayall as Drop Dead Fred
  • Phoebe Cates as Elizabeth "Lizzie" Cronin
  • Ashley Peldon as young Lizzie
  • Marsha Mason as Polly Cronin
  • Ron Eldard as Mickey Bunce
  • Carrie Fisher as Janie
  • Tim Matheson as Charles
  • Daniel Gerroll as Nigel Cronin
  • Keith Charles as Murray
  • Bridget Fonda as Annabella
  • Eleanor Mondale as Attractive Customer
  • Bob Reid as Judge Dubben
  • Peter Breitmayer as Go to Hell Herman
  • Clark Niederjohn as Velcro Head
  • Elizabeth Gray as Namby Pamby
  • Kelly Benson as Natalie Bunce
  • Cathy Lind Hayes as Ms. Fuzzock



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