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La lengua asesina (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Sci-Fi, Horror  |  15 November 1996 (Spain)
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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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Candy
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Johnny
Mapi Galán ...
Rita
Mabel Karr ...
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Prison Director
Alicia Borrachero ...
Reporter
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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 ...
TV Host
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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Fantastic. Frightening. Horrorific. See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi | Horror

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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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John Waters meets P. Almodovar meets Troma in tasteless Sci-Fi comedy
12 May 1999 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

"Killer Tongue" is an absurd tale about alien invasion..and we ain't talkin' your average boring X-files nonsense here. A young woman (who's lover is in jail for highway robbery they committed together) is "invaded" by an alien in her soup. This leads to a weird transformation of her tongue!?! It suddenly grows to 10 feet and has now got a taste for human flesh. The tongue also starts to talk! Her 4 poodles also eat the soup and are transformed into homosexuals/drag queens! While this happens, her boyfriend is workin' in a prison camp lead by a sadistic and dovelovin' Robert Englund (in an amusin' over-the-top part). This gory black Sci-Fi comedy properly tries too hard to make it as a gross-out cultfilm but, still, I was highly entertained by the insane scenes of death by tongue. The FX are excellent (it won prices) and the acting is pretty good so check it out. Viewers easily offended should stay clear of this freakish flick.


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