Four children, all but one of whom go unnamed, build a snowman which comes to life and threatens their town. Kenny, the only child whose name is given in the film, and who resembles the ... See full summary »
Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.
Alfred Packer was a mountain guide and sole survivor of a party of pioneers that got lost in the mountains in winter. Accused and convicted of murdering and eating his travelling companions, he was to be executed by hanging.The movie begins at his trial, where he pleads his innocence to an unsympathetic audience. Only reporter Polly Pry will listen to his story, which is then related to the viewers in the form of flashbacks. As Packer and his gold-prospecting clients make their way through the forests and mountains, they encounter bemused Japanese Indians, an unimpressed group of mountain men and the brutal Rocky Mountain winter, all of which inspire the travellers to break out into song and dance. Written by
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The trial scenes were filmed in the same courtroom in which Alferd Packer was tried in Lake City, Colorado. See more »
During the "Trapper Song", in music theory terms E-flat is the relative minor of F-sharp; however, it wouldn't be "spelled" that way. That would be called D-sharp minor. See more »
The film you are about to see was originally released in 1954. Upstaged by the overwhelming popularity of "Oklahoma!", it's short lived theater run was canceled, and "Alfred Packer: The Musical" soon fell into obscurity. The original negative, re-discovered just last year, has been painstakingly restored using state-of-the-art color enhancing and computer reconstruction technology. The film's violent scenes have been edited out for your viewing pleasure.
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(At the end of the closing credits) Due to the graphic nature of this film, it should not have been watched by small children. See more »
I didn't expect for ALFERD PACKER: THE MUSICAL to be that good since Troma movies are usually pretty bad. Boy, was I wrong. The movie was way better than the anything I had seen in a while. Featuring some of the most outrageous, crude, and funniest scenes in history, ALFERD PACKER: THE MUSICAL is the perfect independent film.
Made in 1993 by Trey Parker while he was still in college, the movie tells the story of Alferd Packer, Colorado's only convicted cannibal. Packer is played brilliantly by Trey Parker in what is his funniest performance to date. The guy is a genius. From ALFERD PACKER: THE MUSICAL to ORGAZMO to SOUTH PARK: BIGGER LONGER & UNCUT, Parker has proved to be one of America's most underrated comedy directors.
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