The Blue Iguana


1h 30m 1988

Brief Synopsis

A US bounty hunter is forced by his former IRS cronies to rob a bank filled with millions of illegal, international, un-taxed bank notes in the fictional, small and ruthless Central American town of Diablo.

Film Details

Also Known As
Blue Iguana
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Production Company
CFI Hollywood; Polygram Filmed Entertainment
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures; 20th Century Fox Distribution; Paramount Home Media; Paramount Pictures
Location
Vera Cruz, Mexico; Tlacotalpan, Mexico; Alvarado, Mexico

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

A US bounty hunter is forced by his former IRS cronies to rob a bank filled with millions of illegal, international, un-taxed bank notes in the fictional, small and ruthless Central American town of Diablo.

Crew

Casimiro Acosta

Driver

Ignacia Aguilar

Wardrobe Supervisor Assistant

N Alexander

Song ("No Mercy")

Oceguera Tabla Juan Alfonso

Driver

Manuel Barragan Alvarez

Construction

Gabriel Vargas Amaor

Set Decorator Assistant

Richard Andrews

Music Conductor (Horn Section)

Richard Andrews

Original Music

Vilborg Aradottir

Makeup

Araceli Aramburu

Hairstyles

Atli Arason

Stills

Amador Arellano

Grip

Peter Austin

Sound Editor Supervisor

Peter Austin

Associate Editor

Javier Barquin

Location Manager Assistant

Mario Becerra

1st Assistant Camera

Claudia Becker

Casting Director (Mexico)

Benjamin Benítez

Special Effects Assistant

Jill Benner

Sound Editor Assistant

Mario Bernal

Driver

Kurtis Blow

Song

Kurtis Blow

Song Performer ("Blue Iguana")

Mars Bonfire

Song ("Born To Be Wild")

Guillermo Bonilla

Special Effects Assistant

Francisco Bravo

Casting Coordinator Assistant (Extras)

Charles Brown

Song

Chuck Brown

Song ("We Need Money")

James Brown

Song

James Brown

Song Performer ("Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine")

J Buchanan

Song ("We Need Money")

Eduardo Buenrostro

Set Decorator Assistant

Jesus Buenrostro

Art Direction

Valentin Buenrostro

Set Decorator Assistant

Don Burch

Song ("You Cheated")

Kim Burns

Apprentice Editor

Bobby Byrd

Song ("Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine")

Ignacio Cabrera

Driver

Gustavo Campos

Stunts

Teresa Cardenas

Seamstress

Carlo Lopez Carranza

Driver

Jose Demaria Casado

Other

Alfonso Cervantes

Set Doctor

Scott Chestnut

Editor

Todd Chestnut

Sound Editor Assistant

Alberto Colin

Stunts

Leticia Cordoba

Casting Coordinator (Extras)

Jorge Luis Corzo

Stunts

Arturo Curiel

Transportation Coordinator

Leonardo Davila

Driver

Marcelino Vargas De La Pena

Stunts

Angel De La Pena Garcia

Stunts

Antonio Deanda

Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Monica Araiz Defernandez

Wardrobe Supervisor

M Del Camen Araiza

Production Accountant

Flor Del Carmen Prieto Vega

Property Master

Patricia Delano

Art Department Coordinator

Alejandro Delgadillo

Production Assistant

Sandra Leticia Lemus Derosas

Animal Handler

Eleonaora Sarquiz Desanchez

Wardrobe Supervisor Assistant

Cristina Diaz

Other

Jose Luis Dominguez

Set Doctor

Chris Doyle

Stunts

Bob Dreebin

Sound Engineer

Jorge Felipe Solorio Enriquez

Driver

Miguel Enriquez

2nd Assistant Camera 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Lori Eschler

Assistant Editor

John A Escobar

Stunts

John A Escobar

Stunt Coordinator

Will Evans

Music Coordinator

Jorge Farfan

Chief Special Effects

Rosina Farfan

Special Effects Assistant

Hector R Bergunza Fernandez

Accountant Assistant

David Fincher

Assistance

L Fleming

Song ("We Need Money")

Scott Flor

Assistance

Jose Flores

Driver

Angel Flores-marini

Co-Producer

Michael Fredriksz

Boom Operator

Winnie Fredriksz

Production Manager

Winnie Fredriksz

Associate Producer

Al Frish

Song ("Winner Take All")

Carlos Salazar Galicia

Construction

Alfredo Rodriguez Garcia

Driver

Antonio Garcia

Driver

Armando Garcia

Driver

Sergio Garcia

Driver

Gary Gegan

Foley Mixer

Gary Gegan

Adr Mixer

Jeff Gerrard

Casting

Pamela Gidley

Song Performer ("The Laziest Gal In Town" "Cruel And Unusual World" "Gee What A Guy")

J Glenn

Song ("Hell, No!")

Marita Goldsmith

Sound Rerecording Mixer (Transfers)

Steve Golin

Producer

Heidi Gomez

Set Decorator

Angeles Alvarez Gonzalez

Other

Fernando Gonzalez

Construction

Graciela Gonzalez

Makeup Assistant

Jorge Gonzalez

Construction

Mario Gonzalez

Construction

Felix Greco

Choreography

Jamie Gross

Title Animation Production Assistant

T Guns

Song ("No Mercy")

David Alberto Gutierez Marquez

Transportation Co-Captain

Raul Gutierrez

Construction

Kip Gynn

Assistance

Wayne Heitman

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Fernando Hernandez

Construction

Luis Hernandez

Construction

Alejandra Hernandez Esquivel

Line Producer

Chris Hopkins

Set Dresser

David Householter

1st Assistant Director

John Hussein

Adr Recording

Ethan James

Music

Ethan James

Songs ("Cruel And Unusual World" "Some Men")

Ethan James

Song Performer ("The Laziest Gal In Town" "Some Men" "Cruel And Unusual World")

Librado Jimenez

Storyboard Artist

C Johnson

Song ("We Need Money")

Leonardo Julian

Bestboy Electrician

Tomas Lopez Julian

Property Master Assistant

Stanley Kastner

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Juliette King

2nd Assistant Camera

Darla Klein

Apprentice Editor

Kevin Knebel

Production Controller

M Kripps

Song ("No Mercy")

Michael Kuhn

Executive Producer

Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Song

Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Song Performer ("Teacher Don'T Teach Me Nonsense")

Edmund J Lachmann

Sound Effects Supervisor

John Lafia

Screenwriter

John Lafia

Executive Music Producer

Enrique Gomez Lara

Special Effects Assistant

Ronald Lenhoff

Song ("Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine")

Kate Lewis

Script Supervisor

P Lewis

Song ("No Mercy")

Miguel Lima

1st Assistant Director

Aniello Lombardi

Supervisor

Lucio Lopez

Supervisor

C C Lyons

Casting Associate

Bruce Markoe

Assistance

Al Martinez

Sound Effects Editor

Miguel Baron Marttel

Art Direction Assistant

Luis Mateo

Driver

Chris Mather

Set Dresser

Gustavo Maynes

Supervisor

Van Mccoy

Song ("Gee What A Guy")

Alfonso Medina

Driver

Tony Meilandt

Music Supervisor

Raul Mendez

Driver

Agustin Meza

Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Zodiac Mindwarp

Song Performer

Efrin Medina Miranda

Miniatures

Lisa Mitchell

Assistant (To Ethan James)

Glen Mont

Song Performer ("The Laziest Gal In Town")

Glen Mont

Music Composer (Incidental)

Glen Mont

Music

M Morales

Song ("Hell, No!")

Armando Moreno

Construction

Isis Mussenden

Costume Designer

Adolfo Navarro

Location Manager

Sergio Nicolau

Set Decorator

Dominique Oren

Dialogue Editor

Martin Delgadillo Osorio

Set Decorator Assistant

Ricardo Padilla

Assistant (To John Lafia)

Eugenia Montiel Pages

Other

Matt Patterson

Sound Recording

Gary Pennington

Foley Editor

Amador Perez

Song ("Nereidas")

David Perez

Driver

Joel Perez

Production Assistant

D Pillery

Song ("We Need Money")

Cole Porter

Song ("The Laziest Gal In Town")

C Price

Song ("This Is Hardcore Is It Not")

D W Puentes

Camera Operator

Ernesto Vergara Quirz

Construction

Guadalupe Ortega Ramirez

Other

Freddie Ramos

Music

Magdalena Rangel

Title Animation Producer

T Ray

Song ("This Is Hardcore Is It Not")

Agustin Reyes

Construction

Barbara Riley

Negative Cutter

D Robinson

Song ("Hell, No!")

Gildardo Chavez Rodriguez

Driver

Jesus Rodriguez

Gaffer

Jesus Antonio Rodriguez

Grip

Juan Rodriguez

Construction

Juan Manuel Rodriguez

Electrician

Manuel Rodriguez

Property Master Assistant

Santos Mercado Rodriguez

Set Decorator Assistant

Othon Roffiel

Co-Producer

Antonio Rojas

Construction

Tracy Rosenthal

2nd Assistant Director

G Marq Roswell

Music Supervisor

G Rottger

Song ("Hell, No!")

Barry Rubinow

Music Editor

Sergio Samara

Other

Emilio Sanchez

Driver

Rodolfo Sanchez

Director Of Photography

Tom Scurry

Foley Editor

Susana Sanchez Seabrook

2nd Assistant Director

Samara Gijon Sergio

Construction

Film Details

Also Known As
Blue Iguana
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Production Company
CFI Hollywood; Polygram Filmed Entertainment
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures; 20th Century Fox Distribution; Paramount Home Media; Paramount Pictures
Location
Vera Cruz, Mexico; Tlacotalpan, Mexico; Alvarado, Mexico

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring April 22, 1988

Released in United States on Video October 26, 1988

Completed shooting July 1987.

Began shooting May 4, 1987.

Released in United States Spring April 22, 1988

Released in United States on Video October 26, 1988