Naked Lunch (1991)

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After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally kills his wife, and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa.




  • Peter Weller in Naked Lunch (1991)
  • Peter Weller in Naked Lunch (1991)
  • Peter Weller in Naked Lunch (1991)
  • Peter Weller in Naked Lunch (1991)
  • David Cronenberg in Naked Lunch (1991)
  • William S. Burroughs in Naked Lunch (1991)

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26 March 2007 | George_W_Bush_Jr
Somebody told me to watch this because it would help me understand people taking drugs. I think I would have to be on drugs to understand it though, or maybe read the book. Maybe that was there point? Somebody also told me it was based on a book. Obviuously not the bibel. Well, anyway, I guess that explains why I didn't understand it.

Anyway, the movie is a comedy with a lot of scenes that remind me of my favoirite old time Walt Disney movies. There are typing talkwriters with flesh volcanoes for mouths and funny green aliens with slimy hoses coming out of their heads and European accents, and a lot of bugs. At least that's what I think.

I wanted to leave after about an hour, but couldn't find my way out of the livingroom. I guess next time I will have to put together an exit strategy before I watch another weird one like this.

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Release Date:

24 April 1992


English, Arabic

Country of Origin

Canada, UK, Japan

Filming Locations

Ontario, Canada

Box Office


$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$64,491 29 December 1991

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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