Naked Lunch



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

  1. David Cronenberg

    Director, Writer

  2. William S. Burroughs


Top Billed Cast

  1. Peter Weller

    Peter Weller

    Bill Lee

  2. Judy Davis

    Judy Davis

    Joan Frost

  3. Ian Holm

    Ian Holm

    Tom Frost

  4. Julian Sands

    Julian Sands

    Yves Cloquet

  5. Roy Scheider

    Roy Scheider

    Doctor Benway

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Naked Lunch
Naked Lunch



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 27, 1991


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 55m

Budget $16,000,000.00

Revenue -

Homepage -



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