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Muertos de risa (1999)

Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Nino
El Gran Wyoming ...
Bruno
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Julián
Carla Hidalgo ...
Laura
Eduardo Gómez ...
El Pobre Tino
José María Íñigo ...
Himself
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Himself
Manuel Tallafé ...
El Mago Silber
Jesús Bonilla ...
Sargento '23 F'
Alfonso Lussón ...
Berasategui, el productor
Ramón Barea ...
Realizador '23 F'
Rafael Luna ...
Ricky, el peluquero
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Legionario brutal
Ramón Churruca ...
Legionario brutal (as Ramón Txurruca)
Sergio Pazos ...
Legionario brutal
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Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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12 March 1999 (Spain)  »

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A nevetés halála  »

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€3,500,000 (estimated)
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Bruno and Nino drive the exact same model of Mercedes, and their license plates are consecutive. See more »

Quotes

Bruno: Baja ahora mismo que no quiero manchar la tapicería del coche.
Nino: ¿Y si no me bajo?
Bruno: Entonces tendré que manchar la tapicería del coche.
Vecino indignado: ¡Que pasa ahi! ¿Es que se ha vuelto loco? ¡Voy a llamar a la policía!
Bruno: ¡Eh! ¡No me pise el césped o disparo! ¡Esta es nuestra casa y hacemos lo que nos da la gana!
Vecino indignado: ¡Cuidado! No hable con él señora que es peligroso.
Bruno: ¡Eso! ¡No hable conmigo! ¡No me dirijan la palabra que me acaban de taladrar un pie y estoy muy nervioso!
Vecina desdentada: ¡Son unos cerdos degenerados! ¡Como todos los ...
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Connections

References Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez (1972) See more »

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Libre
Written by José Luis Armenteros and Pablo Herrero
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Only mildly funny; won't travel well
1 January 2008 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

Not among Spanish cult director Alex de la Iglesia's best movies, this film tells the tale, through almost two decades, of two TV comedians who are a very famous and successful duo (though their act is nothing else than one of the guys slapping the face of the other guy) but who grew to hate (and really hate) each other to death. The duo is played by Santiago Segura and El Gran Wyoming, two famous comedians in Spain. Segura, the fat guy in the duo and the one who gets slapped, is famous there for the Torrente films, in which he plays an hilariously corrupt cop. This movie is only mildly funny, and I'm not sure it would travel well outside Spanish speaking countries.


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