Death to Smoochy - Movie Synopsis & Plot
In this dark comedy, the man who plays Smoochie, the purple rhinoceros star of a children's TV show, becomes the target of an assassination by his predecessor, who was fired for taking bribes.
It has been a dark year for Robin Williams; at least he decided to get the worst over the earliest. Before he stunned audiences in Insomnia and One Hour Photo, he played a different kind of villain in Death to Smoochy, as a kid's show host turned psychotic. In many ways, this movie marks a shift from his more innocent, funny films to a brooding exploration of just how far Williams can go. Unfortunately, while watching the movie, one does not think in nearly as intellectual terms. Read our Death to Smoochy movie review »