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The Blue Iguana is a 1988 American crime film about a bounty hunter who is blackmailed into stopping the transfer of twenty million dollars from a Mexican tax paradise into the United States. The film was directed by John Lafia and stars Dylan McDermott, Jessica Harper, Pamela Gidley and James Russo. It was screened out of competition at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

The Blue Iguana
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byJohn Lafia
Produced bySteve Golin
Written byJohn Lafia
StarringDylan McDermott
Jessica Harper
James Russo
Pamela Gidley
Tovah Feldshuh
Music byEthan James
CinematographyRodolfo Sánchez
Edited byScott Chestnut
Cinexacto Films
PolyGram Filmed Entertainment
Propaganda Films
Volcanica Films
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • April 22, 1988 (1988-04-22)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$161,398



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Blue Iguana". Retrieved 2009-07-31.

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