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This comedy focuses on an oddball family of misfits, living in a small town in Mississippi. When wealthy widowed matriarch Jewel-Mae Cookie Orcutt takes one of her late husband's guns and kills herself, several family members see it as an opportunity to gain control of her fortune. Instead of admitting that Cookie committed suicide, her nieces Camille and Cora, the two women who are the first to find her lifeless body, manage to make it look more like a homicide. They plot to cast suspicion on Cookie's handyman, Willis, as the key murder suspect.

Cookie's Fortune is an Comedy, Drama, Thriller movie that was released in 1999 and has a run time of 1 hr 58 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 70.

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| 1999 | 1 hr 58 min | 6.8/10 | 70/100
Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell
Robert Altman
Produced By
Willi Baer