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Airbag (1997)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  20 June 1997 (Spain)
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Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Juantxo
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Konradín
Alberto San Juan ...
Pako
Manuel Manquiña ...
Pazos
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Fátima do Espíritu Santo
Francisco Rabal ...
Villambrosa
Rosa Maria Sardà ...
Aurora
Luis Cuenca ...
Souza
Pilar Bardem ...
La Herme
Karlos Arguiñano ...
Serafín
Albert Pla ...
Sacerdote
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Vanessa
Raquel Meroño ...
Araceli
Fernando Sansegundo ...
Touriño
Aitor Mazo ...
Pintinho
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Storyline

Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner Villambrosa finds the ring. Meanwhile Villambrosa's rival gangster Souza sends "femme fatale" Fatima to check things out. Juantxo and his friends are trying to get the ring back and in the process get involved in the war between gangs.. Written by Anonymous

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Airbag - Jetzt knallt's richtig!  »

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Trivia

The film was supposed to be shot entirely on location in the Basque country but local authorities wouldn't give any financial support, so the producers chose to shoot in Madrid and surroundings instead, where they were offered the support they needed. The decision was taken only a few days before principal photography began, so the shooting had to start with half of the locations still to be defined. See more »

Quotes

[why Pako is in shock and his nose is bleeding]
Konradín: It's probably the excess of cocaine, or the lack of sleep. The human body is a mystery!
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Soy rebelde
Written by José Luis Perales
Performed by Albert Pla
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Laugh and laugh if you let your mind to expand a lilbit.
17 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie doesn't make any sense whatsoever, but like culture classics like Animal House, National Lampoons Vacation, this road trip Spanish movie has what it takes to be a great classic if they decide to re-reprint the film. The plot basically is a bunch of friends trying to break in their best friend with a prostitute before his weeding, but in this case a very expensive family heirloom gets stuck inside the working girl.

Now all they have to do is track the ring, because the whorehouse is a traveling one. On their quest to find the ring they get mix in with the mafia, Pimps, and a lot of cocaine. This movie is like a mix between Porky's and national Lampoons. hahahaha enjoy this movie is a fun one.


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