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Head of the Family (1996)

The "head" of the family is literally that - a giant head on a tiny body, who psychically controls the rest of his even weirder family.

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(as Robert Talbot)

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(story) (as Robert Talbot), (screenplay) (as Benjamin Carr)
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Lance (as Blake Bailey)
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Alexandria Quinn ...
Ernestina (as Dianne Colazzo)
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Howard (as Gordon Jennison)
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Myron (as J. W. Perra)
Vicki Skinner ...
Susie (as Vickie Lynn)
Robert J. Ferrelli ...
Weasel
Bruce Adel ...
Ticket Agent
Gary Anello ...
Arthur Raskow
Dyer McHenry ...
Truck Driver
Rob Roeser ...
Justice
Steven Novak ...
Cauchon (as Steve Novak)
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Storyline

Lance and Loretta are having a torrid affair behind her husband Howard's back. The problem is that Howard is brutal thug who is bound to catch the cheating pair sooner or later. To solve this problem, the lovers hatch a plan involving the Stackpoole family: a collection of misshapen freaks who waylay unsuspecting travellers and dissect them in gruesome experiments. Unfortunately, things don't go quite according to plan. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Upset The Head ... And You're Dead!

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Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for strong sexuality and for violence and language | See all certifications »

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November 2005 (France)  »

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Quotes

Lorretta: What's the point of murdering your husband if you can't fuck in a bed?
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Connections

Edited into Monsters Gone Wild! (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

San Bernardino
Written by Simon Stokes and Mark Hefernan
Stokesoid Music (BMI)
Performed by Simon Stokes
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Great Movie
13 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

I thought this movie was amazingly funny. It had good acting and the lines that came out of Miron's mouth were great. It could of done without soooooo many sex scenes though. The Stackpools are a strange family. Everyone in the family has some strange size or shape. This goes without saying for Miron, the head of the family. Lance, a small town guy, is trying to get a hold of stackpool's money but as you might imagine Miron is not very happy about this. This is a good movie with loads of laughs but please if you're going to watch this movie do not go in expecting a horror movie. This a scifi/comedy. If you go in ready to watch a horror movie you're going to be very disappointed.


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