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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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mr. Sumatra
... Big Moe
Aeryk Egan ... Tommy Larson
... Sally (as Becky Herbst)
A.J. Damato ... Vinnie
Bo Sharon ... Bill Turner
... Freddie Thompson
... Booger Martin
... Podowski
... Mitzi (as Leigh Allyn Baker)
... Mr. Larson
Billye Ree Wallace ... Mrs. Wilson
R.J. Frost ... The Vipers
Randy Vahan ... Plumber
Don Dolan ... Arresting Cop
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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.

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


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1 May 1994 (USA)  »

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Cabeças Voadoras  »

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$800,000 (estimated)
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Full Moon's first theatrical release. See more »

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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 »

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Mr. Sumatra: Yes, Freddy, cops in Haiti are extremely scary.
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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 »

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Featured in Full Moon Fright Night: Shrunken Heads (2002) See more »

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No One Lives Forever
Performed by Oingo Boingo
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A brilliant and hilariously twisted satire!
16 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

Shrunken Heads is a brilliant and hilarious satire. The movie starts like a Disney film, the good kids vs the bad kids - until the bad kid kill all the good kids. Big Mo, the lesbian mob boss has moved Vinny, leader of the bad gang, into her mob after the killings. But... the neighborhood newsvendor, an old Haitian played deliciously by Julius Harris, was apparently a colonel in ex Hatian dictator Duvalier's notorious Ton Ton Macoute. To promote his idea of social justice, he severs the heads of the dead boys, shrinks them and then re-animates them into tiny super heroes. Simple enough, but Tommy still loves his old girlfriend, Sally, who is now with Vinny. The love triangle between Vinny, Sally and poor shunken head Tommy is beyond belief! This film is absolutely brilliant!


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