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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 <sai@mit.edu>

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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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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


A joke cut from the final scene of the movie reveals the large garbage bag in Stuey's hand was supposed to be his "lunch". In DVD the commentary, the filmmakers claimed that it was the dismembered remains of Stuey's latest serial killings. See more »


When Ricky leaves Skuggs' den with the very important clue, he is walking on the dolly track, which can be seen toward the end of the shot. See more »


Ricky Coogan: I wonder if I they're still casting "Gremlins 3"...
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References Gremlins (1984) See more »


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Funniest movie I have ever seen
9 July 2000 | by (Erie, PA) – See all my reviews

"Freaked!" is undoubtedly the funniest unknown movie of all time. It could possibly be my all time favorite comedy, and I've seen a lot of them. It is a classic at the house I live in with three other college students; we've watched it countless times and can recite entire scenes from memory.

I can't even begin to name all of the hilarious gags in this film. Stuey falling out of the plane, the "13 milkmen" bit, and the macaroons scene are just the tip of the iceberg. I've probably watched this movie 20 times and I still catch something new every now and then. Usually, a film that squeezes as many gags as possible into every scene ends up with several horribly unfunny jokes. With Freaked, however, this simply isn't the case. I can count all of the jokes that I find even remotely unfunny on one hand.

Seeing Freaked always makes me wonder what Alex Winter is up to now. It's really a shame that he doesn't have movie studios lining up to get him to make more films. There are also great performances from Randy Quaid, Michael Stoyanov, William Sadler, and Megan Ward of "PCU".

If you haven't seen "Freaked", give it a rent (or better yet, buy it online), invite a few friends over, and get ready to laugh. Hard.

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