DEAD MEN DON'T DIE takes a bright comic premise and mercilessly beats it into the ground.
Barry Barron (Elliott Gould) is a conceited news reader for TV's "World Wide News," and when he overhears a drug deal going down in the parking garage he figures it's his chance to score with a big scoop. Without telling anyone, Barron sneaks around and discovers that a room in the KWWN building
is indeed being used to warehouse cocaine--but he doesn't live to broadcast the story. The bumbling trio of drug-smugglers catch him and leave his bullet-riddled body behind, where it's found by Barron's equally ambitious co-anchor Dulcie Niles (Melissa Anderson). While Dulcie rush...