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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vince Holloway
Yano Anaya ...
Zoe 'The Bartender'
Detective Vera Quinn
Detective Carl Strick
Katia Schkolnik ...
John Durbin ...
Louie Sparks
Eliett ...
Boat Captain
Pedro Altamirano ...
Benny Corral ...


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 <>

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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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Release Date:

22 April 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blue Iguana  »

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$161,398 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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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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Waste of time and talent .........
9 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This send up of noir, with prodigious spaghetti western influence, is a real disaster. The director must have just called the cast together with a vague outline of the script, and simply turned them loose, hoping for the best. Dean Stockwell is almost unrecognizable as a nerdy I.R.S. agent, and James Russo plays a cartoon-like villain. The weird soundtrack is sort of a conglomeration of Ennio Morricone western spaghetti and doo-wop, and is without question, the best part of this scrambled mess. Naturally you get a good dose of car chases, and explosions, along with all the other nonsense. In summary, a waste of time and talent. - MERK

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