Q - The Winged Serpent

Q - The Winged Serpent

Directed by Larry Cohen

In Larry Cohen’s ‘80s cult classic, a giant dragon comes to NYC to feast on pedestrians. His name is Quetzalcoatl and for months he’s been hiding in the Chrysler Building and devouring unlucky sunbathers around the city. But when a criminal (Michael Moriarty) stumbles across Q’s nest, he must decide whether to lead two cops (David Carradine and Richard Roundtree) to the hiding place. Cohen walks a tricky line, combining an homage to giant monster movies and a character study of a pathetic loser, but the result manages to be fun, scary, and, yes, moving.

In Larry Cohen’s cult classic, a giant dragon comes to NYC to feast on pedestrians.

Cast: Michael Moriarty, David Carradine, Candy Clark, Richard Roundtree

Member Reviews

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HERMIN8OR
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19 days ago

5 stars for seeing this as a kid, the stop motion, and the fact it's Larry Cohen. (God Told Me To is still his masterwork though.) 3 stars if I was attempting to be objective about its quality to someone who is normal.

sandy
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a month ago

Main dude is basically a young Bill Burr

Ghostn3rve
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a month ago

what the hell was happening in this movie

that-edgy-kid
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a month ago

Classic.

geveland
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a year ago