Bi-polar mall security guard Ronnie Barnhardt is called into action to stop a flasher from turning shopper's paradise into his personal peep show. But when Barnhardt can't bring the culprit to justice, a surly police detective is recruited to close the case.
On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.
When their new next-door neighbors turn out to be a sorority even more debaucherous than the fraternity previously living there, Mac and Kelly team with their former enemy, Teddy, to bring the girls down.
Ineffectual, 'has-been' film-maker (Dennis Quaid) swindles his way into an interview with a film executive (Greg Kinnear) in order to pitch an outrageous and controversial comedy manuscript. After pitching the first of his thirteen offbeat fables, the dejected artist forces the rest of his disjointed allegory on the executive at gunpoint. He tells stories of a woman on a blind date with a man who has testicles growing from his neck, in another a smitten woman offers her neck to her boyfriend to 'poop' on -as a sign of commitment and love. In yet another two parents take home-schooling to a whole new level of indecency, striving to give their isolated teenage son all the 'regular' torment and humiliation of puberty by bullying, peer-pressuring and even seducing him themselves. An off-beat, elephant-in-the-room type film.Written by
The "Beezel" segment runs in between the segment credits and the rest of the credits. See more »
The wraparound involving the segments being movie pitches was replaced in the UK Alternate Cut Version, released on the UK Blu-Ray, with an alternate wraparound about two teenagers and an 11-year-old trying to find the most banned movie in the world. See more »
Maybe the Most Unpleasant Time I've Ever Had in a Theatre
I want to keep this review short and sweet. Although this review is years late, I was one of the poor idiots who bought tickets to see this on opening weekend. I laughed once or twice at the trailer and I always try to remain an optimist even though the RT score was just terrible. 15 minutes in, I knew I was in trouble. Halfway through, there were points my inner monologue was screaming at just how unfunny this was. When the end credits rolled, I was in disbelief at what I had seen. How could this many talented people come together to make one of the worst pieces of *#!^ I had ever seen? Even if you just love watching crappy movies, this is still something that shouldn't be watched under any circumstances.
This is an anthology movie so we have a central thread where Charlie (Dennis Quaid) is holding a film executive Griffin (Greg Kinnear) at gun point and he's going through all his ideas for new movies. The rest of the movie is comprised of skits featuring A and B list actors/actresses. It was inspired by classic anthologies like Kentucky Fried Movie and was brought to life by Charlie Wessler and Peter Farrelly. The talent in front of the camera is astounding. Listing even some of the actors: Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Liev Schreiber, Naomie Watts, Chris Pratt, Anna Faris, Emma Stone etc. This is a director's dream (there's a different director for almost every skit) and yet the end result is horrifyingly bad. The plot really is secondary, the separate skits are all based on some gross-out gag (incest, testicles, periods, crapping on your significant other to give you a couple of examples) and I would normally criticize the creative team for running things into the ground but you have to be funny in the first place.
The skits range from at best being mediocre (Veronica wasn't funny but it wasn't offensively bad), to bad (iBabe, The Catch), to the downright awful (Beezel took the cake and it was regrettably directed by James Gunn). There isn't anything humorous or even redeemable about this movie.
Watching another terrible movie (Branded) brought me back to thinking about this. This holds the distinction of being maybe one of five movies I've ever scored lower than a 3. If you show up with a camera, some actors and a script, I'll spot you 3 points. You have to do something to make me angry or offend me to go lower. This is an especially bad movie that deserves every bit of venom that was launched at it. Don't watch this movie.
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