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Scorpion Spring (1996)

R  |   |  Crime, Thriller  |  10 October 1996 (USA)
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On the run from the law, desperate drug runner Astor and his beautiful prisoner struggle through the savage heat. They are offered a ride by two unsuspecting travelers. Claiming to be ... See full summary »

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On the run from the law, desperate drug runner Astor and his beautiful prisoner struggle through the savage heat. They are offered a ride by two unsuspecting travelers. Claiming to be illegal aliens looking for a better life in America, Astor and his captive draw the innocent travelers into a dangerous world controlled by the ruthless drug lord El Rojo. Written by Anonymous

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This time the terror is no mirage.

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Rated R for violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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Zac Cross: [Snaps] You're a racist bastard!
Denis Brabant: [Snaps back] NO I'M AN EDUCATED BASTARD!
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Very funny movie
17 August 2005 | by (Kaneohe, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

I don't understand why the other comments focus on McConaughey. He has never been a very interesting film actor.

The best part of this movie is the writing and the wit. Alfred Molina and Patrick McGaw make an unusual comic duo, definitely not stock types. Although one can't say their characters are well developed that doesn't make them any less funny.

The version I saw was on HDNET and had subtitles for the Spanish dialog, so that was certainly not a problem. The use of Spanish gives it more authenticity.

A very underrated movie, judging by the unusually low score IMDb members have given it. I thought it was fun and interesting and worth a 7 at least. A lot of slick movies with higher scores and making big money at the box office are much less interesting.


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