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Shrunken Heads (1994)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Thriller  |  1 May 1994 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julius Harris ...
Mr. Sumatra
Big Moe
Aeryk Egan ...
Tommy Larson
Rebecca Herbst ...
Sally (as Becky Herbst)
A.J. Damato ...
Bo Sharon ...
Bill Turner
Freddie Thompson
Booger Martin
Mitzi (as Leigh Allyn Baker)
Mr. Larson
Billye Ree Wallace ...
Mrs. Wilson
R.J. Frost ...
The Vipers
Randy Vahan ...
Don Dolan ...
Arresting Cop


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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Cabeças Voadoras  »

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Podowski: Hey man, let me hang at your pad tonight!
Booger Martin: Hell no.
Podowski: Come on, be a pal! my mom won't let me in the house.
Booger Martin: Your own mom won't let you in the house?
Podowski: She says I scare her.
Booger Martin: Ahahahahah, All right, come on asshole!
Podowski: Hey, thanks Boog, thanks a lot.
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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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A brilliant and hilariously twisted satire!
16 September 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Shrunken Heads is a brilliant and hilarious satire. The movie starts like a Disney film, the good kids vs the bad kids - until the bad kid kill all the good kids. Big Mo, the lesbian mob boss has moved Vinny, leader of the bad gang, into her mob after the killings. But... the neighborhood newsvendor, an old Haitian played deliciously by Julius Harris, was apparently a colonel in ex Hatian dictator Duvalier's notorious Ton Ton Macoute. To promote his idea of social justice, he severs the heads of the dead boys, shrinks them and then re-animates them into tiny super heroes. Simple enough, but Tommy still loves his old girlfriend, Sally, who is now with Vinny. The love triangle between Vinny, Sally and poor shunken head Tommy is beyond belief! This film is absolutely brilliant!

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