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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.

Director:

Álex de la Iglesia (as Alex de la Iglesia)

Writers:

Jorge Guerricaechevarría, Álex de la Iglesia (as Alex de la Iglesia)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Santiago Segura ... Nino
El Gran Wyoming El Gran Wyoming ... Bruno
Álex Angulo ... Julián
Carla Hidalgo Carla Hidalgo ... Laura
Eduardo Gómez Eduardo Gómez ... El Pobre Tino
José María Íñigo ... Himself
Uri Geller ... Himself
Manuel Tallafé Manuel Tallafé ... El Mago Silber
Jesús Bonilla ... Sargento '23 F'
Alfonso Lussón Alfonso Lussón ... Berasategui, el productor
Ramón Barea ... Realizador '23 F'
Rafael Luna Rafael Luna ... Ricky, el peluquero
Sancho Gracia ... Legionario brutal
Ramón Churruca Ramón Churruca ... Legionario brutal (as Ramón Txurruca)
Sergio Pazos Sergio Pazos ... Legionario brutal
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Lolafilms [Spain]

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

12 March 1999 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A nevetés halála See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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Budget:

€3,500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Lolafilms See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Director Álex de la Iglesia considered casting Fernando Esteso as Nino and Andrés Pajares as Bruno. 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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Libre
Written by José Luis Armenteros and Pablo Herrero
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Boring
18 April 1999 | by dalton2See all my reviews

I can't believe there are people who like this movie. Of course, their opinion is as valid as mine, but it's hard for me to understand that. What's in this movie? A few pseudo-comic scenes, several references to old spanish TV programs and music hits (if you want to feel nostalgic with all that stuff you can watch a spanish TV documentary instead and that'll be surely better), and a surreal plot only understood by the people who made the film. I must confess I didn't laugh a single time, perhaps I smiled twice or three times during the whole movie. Sorry, Santiago, I don't like it !

My rating is 4 out of 10 (and I'm being generous because I'm spanish).


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