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Laughing Boy (2000)

TV-14  |   |  Comedy  |  18 October 2002 (USA)
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Is having fun and saying what you really think politically incorrect? Or is it impossible to do both? Cody McKenzie thinks nobody has parties anymore. Maybe they do, but he just isn't ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cody MacKenzie (as Brazil J. Grisaffi)
Anne Quackenbush ...
Judy MacKenzie
Therese Kotara ...
Elizabeth Sheridan
Garrison Wynn ...
Jerry Sheridan
Michael Gray ...
Mike O'Malley
Roland Pratt
Bryan Lee McGlothin ...
Sidney Butz
Alicia Dimsdale
Lisa Casey (as Catherine Martin)
Angela Laux ...
Jenny Bush
Barbara Jones ...
Mrs. Ledbetter
Ruth Ann Black ...
Aunt Kitty
Sheila Sawyer ...
Jenny's Friend
Sasha Papkov ...
Teenager #1


Is having fun and saying what you really think politically incorrect? Or is it impossible to do both? Cody McKenzie thinks nobody has parties anymore. Maybe they do, but he just isn't invited to any. However, tonight, Cody and his wife Judy are going to a very special party. Elizabeth Sheridan, star of Cody's fantasies, is giving it for the engagement of his best friend. Elizabeth also happens to be a very important player where Cody works. Judy sees the party as a chance for Cody to advance; he sees it as a chance to impress the woman of his dreams. The fact that he bungles it horribly is perfectly natural. He couldn't do it any other way. The guests are all impossibly proper - preppies, yuppies, culturally elite - which are simply trendy labels for snobbish bores. His reputation precedes him, and once Cody arrives, he trips all over it. The harder he tries to be one of them, the more he fails. From his first bizarre comment to his outrageous exit, Cody alienates almost every guest, ... Written by Anonymous

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The MacKenzie's house is actually the house of director Brazil Joseph Grisaffi III's brother, Jason. See more »


Judy: Going out with Sarah is about as much fun as a barrel of dead monkeys.
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Executive in Charge of Beer...Mike "Flash" Savignano See more »


References Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) See more »


Just a Little Talk With Jesus
Written by Cleavant Derricks
Published by Stamps-Baxter Music (BMI)
Performed by Robin Craig
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Great movie
3 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Recently saw Laughing Boy at the Alamo Draft House for a benefit on Sunday June 26, and I loved it! You can't help but love the couple in the movie for being who they are. Cody is hilarious and quick to comment in a funny way on some one or something no matter what. No one is safe. Cody's wife and her so desperately wanting to fit in with the crowd at the party they are attending also is not safe from what her husband will do to torment her with embarrassment. Great is also the Televangelist woman who is a riot. Love her lines at the end of the movie. All in all it was a fun and funny movie to watch Keeps you laughing from start to finish. Genius! A must rent, A must buy, A must see!

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