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Freaked (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1 October 1993 (USA)
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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The story of a screwball who took a bunch of ordinary people and made something out of them. See more »

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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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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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Keanu Reeves was paid one million dollars for his uncredited role as Ortiz the Dog Boy. See more »

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The legs of the actor playing "The Worm" are visible in a few shots, most notably when Rick presents the bag of macaroons. See more »

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Ortiz the Dog Boy: Twelve milkmen IS theoretically possible. Thirteen is silly. Looks like there's one milkman too many, Coogan!
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Butter Queen
Written by Butthole Surfers
Performed by Butthole Surfers
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
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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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