Freaked, there's a scene where they throw a mutant kid out of an airplane and he falls thousands of feet to smack into the ground. And every time I'm about to trick myself into thinking I have a sophisticated sense of humor, I catch myself rewinding that scene five hundred times.
is a 1994 cult movie starring Alex Winter
as Ricky Coogan, an arrogant blockbuster actor, and Randy Quaid
as Elijah C. Skuggs, a Mad Scientist
who turns him into a sideshow freak. Ricky, a spokesperson for a company that produces toxic chemicals, travels to South America to get a first-hand look at the chemical's effects. He finds himself at a mutant freak farm run by Skuggs, who eagerly turns Ricky into another subject for his freak machine.
It was originally pitched as a low-budget vehicle for the Butthole Surfers
, but went through a number of rewrites, eventually developing into a Black Comedy
set within a sideshow.
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