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Shrunken Heads (1994)

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When three N.Y. kids are murdered, the local Hatiian voodoo priest re-animates their shrunken heads to exact revenge. Complications arise between one of the heads and his former girlfriend.

Director:

Richard Elfman

Writers:

Charles Band (original idea), Matthew Bright (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julius Harris ... Mr. Sumatra
Meg Foster ... Big Moe
Aeryk Egan Aeryk Egan ... Tommy Larson
Rebecca Herbst ... Sally (as Becky Herbst)
A.J. Damato A.J. Damato ... Vinnie
Bo Sharon Bo Sharon ... Bill Turner
Darris Love ... Freddie Thompson
Bodhi Elfman ... Booger Martin
Troy Fromin ... Podowski
Leigh-Allyn Baker ... Mitzi (as Leigh Allyn Baker)
Paul Linke ... Mr. Larson
Billye Ree Wallace Billye Ree Wallace ... Mrs. Wilson
R.J. Frost R.J. Frost ... The Vipers
Randy Vahan Randy Vahan ... Plumber
Don Dolan Don Dolan ... Arresting Cop
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Storyline

When three N.Y. kids are murdered, the local Hatiian voodoo priest re-animates their shrunken heads to exact revenge. Complications arise between one of the heads and his former girlfriend.

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Taglines:

They're superheroes from the heads...to their necks.


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Full Movie on Hulu | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cabeças Voadoras See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The film's trailer features a scene not included in the final cut of the film. See more »

Goofs

When Sally's walking as Vinnie and the Vipers approach her in their station-wagon, she's walking on the right side of their car, but when Mr. Sumatra gets her attention, she's suddenly on their left side, and there was enough time of her being out of the picture for her to cross the street when Vinnie was stopped by a few pedestrians crossing the street. See more »

Quotes

Sally: They're dead, Mr. Sumatra.
Mr. Sumatra: Who's dead?
Sally: Tommy and-and Bill and that new kid. They're dead, just... murdered.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits Mitzi is seen talking to a big woman. She turns and screams when she sees Big Moe and Vinnie cleaning up garbage after being turned into zombies. See more »

Alternate Versions

A "3D" DVD of the film, released by Razor Digital in 2007, features a TV Print of the film featuring two puppets providing MST3K-style commentary towards the film. See more »

Connections

References Netherworld (1992) See more »

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No One Lives Forever
Performed by Oingo Boingo
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Cheesy, Ridiculous, Stupid.....but strangely compelling....
22 September 2002 | by Chas_WolfSee all my reviews

Okay. Yes. The movie is cheesy. The effects are Just Plain Awful.

And yes. The plot (what little there is) is, frankly, ridiculous.

And I agree. The developmnet of the nearly non-existent plot is stupid and quite undirected.

Maybe the only reason I find this piece of unremitting schlock compelling was Rebecca Herbst. Hey! If she'll open her shirt for a nasty little shrunken head, there may be hope that, one day, a troll like me will get similar treatment!

;-)


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