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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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El Gran Wyoming ...
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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
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Sargento '23 F'
Alfonso Lussón ...
Berasategui, el productor
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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

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

Also Known As:

A nevetés halála  »

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€3,500,000 (estimated)
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The principal theme of the soundtrack is based on Los pekenikes's song Embustero y bailarín (Liar and dancer). See more »

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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

Features Verano azul (1981) See more »

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Libre
Written by José Luis Armenteros and Pablo Herrero
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A Delight!
18 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

I just saw this film at the Fantasia festival here in Montreal. The festival mostly shows action/kung-fu movies, but this is definitely not in that category. This film makes you want to get up and scream...but what would you say?

I don't know how this film got made, as I don't know much about the Spanish film industry, but I'm suddenly really intrigued. This film delivers!

The acting, directing, music and costumes are all great, but the writing is off the charts. I want to see more films like this. It made me laugh so hard and made take a serious look at how I perceive celebrities-I was in good hands during this film.

DON'T MISS IT

4/4


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