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Chairman of the Board (1998)

 -  Comedy  -  13 March 1998 (USA)
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A surfer becomes the head of a major company.

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Cast

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Edison
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Natalie Stockwell
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Bradford McMillan
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Grace Kosik
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Ty
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Zak
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Armand McMillan
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Ms. Krubavitch
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Landers
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Freemont
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Harlan Granger
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Larry
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Toby, McMillan Gate Guard
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Mr Withermeyer
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Edison's Father
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Storyline

A surfer and inventor Edison is chosen by his roommates to raise rent with his outrageous (and absurd) inventions. There's no luck in job interviews until he meets billionaire Armand McMillan, who likes him, and leaves his company after his death to Edison. Edison has a lot of success with his inventions while the company's competitors do all they can to destroy him. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sex related humor and language | See all certifications »
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13 March 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Carrot Top Project  »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$181,233 (USA) (13 March 1998)

Gross:

$306,715 (USA) (20 March 1998)
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Trivia

Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson's only starring role in a film. See more »

Goofs

After tennis, Bradford drinks about half of a cup of water and sets it down. When he picks it up again, it's half full, but as the scene changes angles, it alternates between half full and almost brimming. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Edison: You're holding it upside-down.
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References The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) See more »

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Tie Me Up & leave Me
Written and Performed by Easy Big Fella
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The truth about "The Carrot Top Project"
12 February 2003 | by (berlin, germany) – See all my reviews

This might cost me my life, but I'm willing to let the world know about the evil that goes on in this country. Five years ago, unnamed officials in this government decided upon the answer to the upcoming overpopulation problems that plague the future. They needed to get rid of the lowest levels, the poor, stupid, and scared. Essentially the same idea Hitler had. But this Holocaust wasn't as obvious as the one the Germany perpetrated generations ago. They decided to draw all of the unneeded masses to one place where they would be gassed. They would set one of these areas up in every town in the ghettos. To draw only the stupid and deranged, they would offer free passes to the worst film ever made.

This is where Carrot Top comes in to the picture. They gave him his own film. Purchased a trained monkey from the circus named "Alex Zamm" to direct it. Spent as much as it took to make it as bad as possible. Ruined the reputation of decent actors like Courtney Thorne Smith, Larry Miller, and Jack Warden (previously punished by being in the Problem Child series) who opposed the governments agendas for years. They just wrote a sequence of horribly clichéd scenes that allowed Carrot Top to improvise (I hope?) his sterilizingly bad comedy.

Then they would pump in the gas. It was going to be a simple and quick executions. The bodies buried in Greenland. Thousands flocked, thousands died, no one knows. Fear them, they show us Carrot Top everyday on TV to numb us, to stupefy us, to keep us dumb and easy to oppress. I must go, the government has probably traced my wearabouts through my IP address by now, I must flee Berlin! Down with the regime!


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