Grim Fandango (1998)

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Manuel Calavera is a travel agent in The Land of the Dead who has stumbled across a ring of corruption.

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Mercedes 'Meche' Colomar (voice) (as Maria Canals)
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Glottis (voice)
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Pugsy / Carla (voice) (as Pamela Segall)
Jack Angel ...
Bruno Martinez / Chepito / Large Hitman / Seaman Naranja (voice)
Bill Capizzi ...
Maximino (voice)
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Chief Bogen / 1st Thunder Boy / Blue Casket's Waiter (voice)
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Domino Hurley (voice)
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Lola (voice)
Morgan Hunter ...
Toto Santos (voice)
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Lupe (voice)
Milton James ...
Membrillo / Skinny Hitman (voice)
David Jeremiah ...
Aitor / Alexi / 2nd Thunder Boy (voice)
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Raoul / 2nd Mayan Mechanic / Gate Keeper / Cat Track Announcer (voice)
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Olivia Ofrenda (voice)
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In a world where, if you had lead a good life, you would have a fast trip to the next stage of existence, something is terribly wrong. Manuel Calavera (you), a sort-of lost soul who is working towards his ascension by being a travel agent in The Land of the Dead discovers that either he is given all the clients which had lead evil lives (and therefore would have to wait a very long time to reach the next stage) or that someone is holding back on all of the good cases that would speed up Manuel's ascension. Fed up with this, Manuel decides to find out what exactly is going on. Is there something going on with the free passes (that very good people get)? And if so, who is behind it? And why? Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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Something's Rotten In The Land Of The Dead... And You're Being Played For A Sucker See more »


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The only time "grim fandango" is ever mentioned is in Olivia's poem, about two star-struck lovers who are lost in the world, and their search for each other is a four year trial (a "grim fandango"). See more »

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Manuel Calavera: This deck of cards is a little frayed around the edges, but then again so am I and I've got fewer suits...
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A great representation of the film noir genre.
3 August 2000 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

Grim Fandango is one of the best games in its genre. Its almost a movie in its rich storyline and character development. You know who the heroes are and you certainly know who the villains are but somehow you are left guessing until the very end because you are in a different world then our own and nothing is quite the same. I'd say that this would make a great movie, as long as its not bogged down with trying to be aimed at kids because its not.


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