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La lengua asesina (1996)

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This horror story involves a woman hiding out with four pastel colored poodles in a desert gas station with the loot from a heist while her boy friend does prison time. A meteorite crashes ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Candy
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Johnny
Mapi Galán ...
Rita
Mabel Karr ...
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Prison Director
Alicia Borrachero ...
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Wig
Michael Cule ...
Frank
David Dale ...
Portia
Daniel Edwards ...
Loca (as Danny Edwards)
Terry Forrestal ...
Postman
Ricardo Fraguas ...
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Cook Nun
John Hampden ...
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Kimberly ...
Mimi
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This horror story involves a woman hiding out with four pastel colored poodles in a desert gas station with the loot from a heist while her boy friend does prison time. A meteorite crashes near the station transforming the woman into an alien being with a gigantic voracious tongue and her poodles are transformed into four drag queens. The whole thing grows even weirder as her boy friend escapes from prison and also encounters the meteorite, as does a mute Nun who is converted into a sexy drum majorette. Pursued by the prison officials who are after him, the whole group eventually come into conflict. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for strong bizarre sexuality and violence, and for pervasive language | See all certifications »
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15 November 1996 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Killer Tongue  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

ESP 27,066,636 (Spain)
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Candy: My tongue is everything you never were!
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¿Cuándo, por qué, cómo y con quién?
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I LOVED THIS FLICK!
28 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

Wow, what a movie!

This is strictly for the b-movie lovers only. All you namby pamby Julia Roberts movie going public should just stick to renting that piece of trash "Steel Magnolias" again while the rest of us enjoy great flciks like this.

I get a kick out of reviewers that rented this and expected high cinema...hello McFly, it's a movie called "The Killer Tongue"

Anyways, the movie concerns a hot chickie played by the always gorgeous Mindy Clark (billed here as Melinda Clark) who was a standout in "Return Of The Living Dead 3" who eats some alien infested soup and becomes a chickie with a mutant, talking tongue.

Her poodles eat the soup and POOF they become drag queens.

Anyways, I don't want to spoil the twists and turns and fun stuff.

I got a huge kick out of Robert Englund (who plays Freddy Kreuger) and Doug Bradley (who plays Pinhead in the "Hellraiser" movies) towards the end when Robert tells Doug "I like you better with the natural look" a great inside reference about the Pinhead makeup.

So, if you want something different then by all means check this out. If you haven't even seen a NightMare On Elm Street or Hellraiser movie, please proceed to the Julia Roberts aisl of the video store. ;)


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