Re: movies on special events gone awry

Barb Bergman (
Thu, 25 Mar 1999 16:37:25 -0800 (PST)

These are somewhat morbid suggestions list, but in contrast to all the
wedding disasters--
How about some dead bodies and funerals?

The Trouble with Harry
Death of a Bureaucrat --Spanish language comedy about bureaucratic hassles
to bury/disinter a body.

Barb Bergman
Media Librarian, Angelo State University

At 08:35 AM 3/24/99 -0800, you wrote:
>An administrator here is giving a presentation, and has asked me for a list
>of movies on special events gone awry. An obvious example would be "Father
>of the Bride". I immediately thought of the John Sayles-penned "Aligator",
>where the titular character attacks an outdoor wedding and destroys the
>wedding cake and eats a few members of the wedding party, but this is
>probably not what my administrator has in mind. Can anyone think of some
>main-stream movies of this kind?
>Thanks for any input,
>Jeffrey Pearson
>Wayne State University
>Detroit, MI