When three N.Y. kids are murdered, the local Hatiian voodoo priest re-animates their shrunken heads to exact revenge. Complications arise between one of the heads and his former girlfriend.

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Mr. Sumatra
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Big Moe
Aeryk Egan ...
Tommy Larson
Rebecca Herbst ...
Sally (as Becky Herbst)
A.J. Damato ...
Vinnie
Bo Sharon ...
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Freddie Thompson
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Booger Martin
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Podowski
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Mitzi (as Leigh Allyn Baker)
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Mr. Larson
Billye Ree Wallace ...
Mrs. Wilson
R.J. Frost ...
The Vipers
Randy Vahan ...
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Don Dolan ...
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When three N.Y. kids are murdered, the local Hatiian voodoo priest re-animates their shrunken heads to exact revenge. Complications arise between one of the heads and his former girlfriend.

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They're superheroes from the heads...to their necks.


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Tommy Larson: As we continue to nurture our hate, the loss of our humanity will quicken evermore.
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After the credits Mitzi is seen talking to a big woman. She turns and screams when she sees Big Moe and Vinnie cleaning up garbage after being turned into zombies. See more »

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Well crafted absurdity, totally original and quite fun!
11 May 2004 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Shrunken Heads is a well written plot that unfolds in one of those classic lower east side neighborhoods where three generations live within three blocks. There are the good kids and the bad kids. Tommy, leader of the good kids, falls for sweet little Sally, the gal pal of Vinnie, leader of the bad kids. Tommy also foils the business of Big Moe, lesbian crime boss of the underworld, played by Meg Foster in a fat suit. Big Moe enlists Vinnie and his gang to kill Tommy and his friends. Up until that point it could almost have been a Disney film, then the brilliant Absurdity escalates. Mr. Sumatra, a Haitian news vendor and former colonel of ex Haitian dictator Duvalier's notorious Ton Ton Macoute, cuts off the heads of the dead good kids and re-animates them for revenge as flying shrunken heads. If that isn't wild enough, Tommy, now a shriveled flying shrunken head, still has feelings for Sally which must be resolved. A love story for all time, do NOT miss this film!


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