Zach Galifianakis and his oddball crew take a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews.

Director:

Scott Aukerman

Writers:

Scott Aukerman (screenplay by), Zach Galifianakis (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Zach Galifianakis ... Self - Host
Matthew McConaughey ... Matthew McConaughey
Rekha Shankar ... Gaya
Olivia Mekdara ... Amelia
Mo Zelof ... AJ
Gabriel Gundacker Gabriel Gundacker ... The Piñata Man
Phil Hendrie ... Bill Yum
Mary Scheer ... Frannie Scheindlin
Mike Ivy ... Jim Handle
Matt Besser ... Mike Burcho
Mary Holland ... Gerri Plop
Najla Samad Najla Samad ... Lisa the Tap Dancer
Michelle Munoz Michelle Munoz ... Megan the Tap Dancer
Lauren Ashley Smith Lauren Ashley Smith ... The Mysterious Donna
Bruce Willis ... Bruce Willis
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Storyline

Zach Galifianakis dreamed of becoming a star. But when Will Ferrell discovered his public access TV show "Between Two Ferns" and uploaded it to Funny or Die, Zach became a viral laughing stock. Now Zach and his crew are taking a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews and restore his reputation. Directed by Scott Aukerman, BETWEEN TWO FERNS: THE MOVIE is a laugh-out-loud comedy that gives new insight into the curmudgeonly, beloved outsider Zach Galifianakis has created over the years. Written by Netflix

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There's nowhere he won't go.

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Comedy

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Zach enters a bar called "The Lonely Horse", and on the TV inside is P. F. Tompkins. This is possibly a reference to BoJack Horseman, on which P. F. Tompkins plays Mr. Peanutbutter. See more »

Goofs

When John Legend sprays Zach in the face with mace, his own face is less than a foot away. At that range the mace would have blown back into his own face and heavily affected him. See more »

Quotes

Self - Host: [Interviewing Matthew McConaughey] What was the marijuana budget on True Detective?
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Baby, Baby, Don't Tell Me That
Written and performed by James Hand
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A strangely unfunny film feeling like a missed opportunity
21 September 2019 | by snowfreSee all my reviews

"Between Two Ferns" are some of the most brilliant comedy sketches ever made and when Funny or Die decides to make a movie about Zach Galiafanakis' fictional version of himself it could have been a hit. But sadly, it isn't. The bizarre humor of Galiafankis is absent throughout the entire film and with an extremely flat supporting cast, he cannot carry the film on his shoulders alone. "Between Two Ferns: The Movie" starts out fine but as the celebrity cameos stack up and the rushed production together with the thin script really make itself clear the film turns into a disappointment. Galifianakis is one of today's most brilliant comedians but I've never been so indifferent to his performances before as in this movie. I wish I could give it a higher rating, but I can't.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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2.00 : 1
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