Freaked (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  1 October 1993 (USA)
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A vain actor, his best friend, and an activist end up at a mutant freak farm run by a weirdo scientist.


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A company that produces a toxic chemical tries to improve its image via a popular spokesperson, Ricky Coogan. Ricky travels to South America to get a first-hand look at the chemical's effects and finds himself at a mutant freak farm. Elijah, who runs the farm, is only too happy to have new subjects on which to try his freak machine. The very chemical that Ricky is supposed to promote is the one responsible for creating the great variety of freaks. Written by Christine Sai-Halasz <>

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A thinking man's stupid comedy. See more »


Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for language, some sexual situations and bizarre humor | See all certifications »

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1 October 1993 (USA)  »

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Freak Show  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)

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About 11 minutes of footage was cut from the film. Some proof of this can be heard near the end when Skye Daley says "Sorry to interrupt you, Rick, but you've been talking for almost ninety minutes." The footage was cut due to the reactions of test audiences. See more »


On the plane, when the troll gets knocked over to the plane door and he accidentally opens it and flies out, you can see the white curtains used to appear as sky flapping about. See more »


Elijah C. Skuggs: A lot of milkmen on the same route. No wonder they fight.
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References Bambi (1942) See more »


Written by Henry Rollins, Andy Hawkins, Ted Epstein, Gabe Katz
Performed by Henry Rollins and Blind Idiot God
Courtesy of The Image Recording Company
Produced by Robert Musso
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Sure glad that wasn't OUR plane!
9 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't give this movie a high enough rating! I was a fan of Alex and Tom when they did the show "The Idiot Box" on MTV (one of the few who saw this), and this movie was just a natural extension of that show. If you have never seen this and have a twisted sense of humor like I do, you will love this movie. I won't rehash the plot, but I think that for me, every joke works and this is one of my all-time favorite cult movies. Randy Quaid is brilliant as Elijah C. Skuggs, the redneck proprietor of Freekland. And Alex Winter turns in a great performance in his last starring role. Thankfully "Freaked" is going to be released on DVD on July 12th. Thank you Anchor Bay! So, if you haven't been able to find this movie or catch it on cable, you will have your chance soon enough and I highly recommend it.

Oh yeah, how many feminists does it take to screw in a light bulb? TWO: One to screw it in and one to ride my RODNEY!

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