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The Blue Iguana (1988)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Mystery  |  22 April 1988 (USA)
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Two overzealous psychopathic US tax collectors blackmail bounty hunter Vince Holloway into stopping an illegal transfer of 20 Mio. dollars from a Mexican tax paradise into the USA. So he ... See full summary »

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Vince Holloway
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Cora
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Reno
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Dakota
Yano Anaya ...
Yano
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Floyd
Michele Seipp ...
Zoe 'The Bartender'
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Detective Vera Quinn
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Detective Carl Strick
Katia Schkolnik ...
Mona
John Durbin ...
Louie Sparks
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Veronica
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Boat Captain
Pedro Altamirano ...
Rubberhead
Benny Corral ...
Roy
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Two overzealous psychopathic US tax collectors blackmail bounty hunter Vince Holloway into stopping an illegal transfer of 20 Mio. dollars from a Mexican tax paradise into the USA. So he arrives in Diablo, where life isn't worth a penny. It seems impossible to raid the heavily guarded bank. He has to assure himself of help of the barwoman Dakota and a little boy. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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She was a real looker, but I knew if she got the chance, She'd put a bullet in my back. Dames are funny that way.


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Blue Iguana  »

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$161,398 (USA)
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Zoe 'The Bartender': Found a new sport that I like. Know what it is? Golf. Know why I like it? Because golf is walking through a park... with a purpose.
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The best B-movie ever made
12 November 1999 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

The Blue Iguana contains everything; action, rock'n roll, good actors, humour, a different story, lots of unexpected happenings. For me it,s one of the top ten of movies ever made, and it's the only freaky low budget B-movie on the ranking. If you haven't seen it, DO IT! Welcome to Diablo!


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