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The Serpent and the Rainbow

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Released February 5th, 1988, 'The Serpent and the Rainbow' stars Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson, Zakes Mokae, Paul Winfield The R movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 38 min, and received a score of 64 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which collated reviews from 13 respected critics.

Curious to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "In a time of social and political unrest in Haiti, anthropologist Dennis Alan (Bill Pullman) travels to the torn country to study a Voodoo drug used in religious practices to turn victims into living zombies. With the help of a witch doctor (Brent Jennings) and a fellow researcher (Cathy Tyson), Dennis pieces together the deadly mystery. But as Dennis uncovers the secrets behind the mysterious powder, he must evade the Haitian authorities who view his research as a potential threat."

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