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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
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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 ...
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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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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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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ESP 27,066,636 (Spain)
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Cultish, Whimsical Horror
22 October 2001 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

A wacky saga for those fans of early Sam Raimi/Coen brothers movies, this movie has a great blend of rollicking humor and horror! The makeup effects are terrific on such a low budget, and the acting is zealous! Overall, the film has that flavor of late-night cable movies that can damage you in your formative years!

It's quite a cast, with Mapi Galan, from "The City of Lost Children" and numerous other Spanish films, as well as Freddie and Pinhead, and even a cast member from "Straight to Hell"!

Mind you, if you're here at Killer Tongue, you're a fan of the genre (or at least of those bizarre independent flicks that bring a smile to your face), and can appreciate the movie on those grounds.

Beware, while having a strange, childlike nature, it's most certainly not Disney, and not for children (or for most grown-ups). However, if you like movies that appeal to your sense of absurdity like "Liquid Sky", "Greaser's Palace", "An American Werewolf in London", or the LEXX series, then rent this if you can find it. It's one of those obscure flicks that puts a smile on your face.


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