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Laughing Boy (2000)

TV-14 | | Comedy | 18 October 2002 (USA)
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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(as Brazil J. Grisaffi)

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(screenplay), (screenplay) (as Brazil J. Grisaffi) | 1 more credit »
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Cody MacKenzie (as Brazil J. Grisaffi)
Anne Quackenbush ...
Judy MacKenzie
Therese Kotara ...
Elizabeth Sheridan
Garrison Wynn ...
Jerry Sheridan
Michael Gray ...
Mike O'Malley
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Bobby Jo Wagstaff (as Tammy Brown)
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Roland Pratt
Bryan Lee McGlothin ...
Sidney Butz
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Alicia Dimsdale
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Lisa Casey (as Catherine Martin)
Angela Laux ...
Jenny Bush
Barbara Jones ...
Mrs. Ledbetter
Ruth Ann Black ...
Aunt Kitty
Sheila Sawyer ...
Jenny's Friend
Alyssia Dujmovich ...
Babysitter
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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 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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More fun than a barrel of dead monkeys. See more »

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Comedy

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TV-14

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Trivia

Items under the MacKenzie's bed include a Lite Brite, I Vant to Bite Your Finger, Fart: The Game, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mouser and an Atari 2600 Pitfall! cartridge. See more »

Quotes

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 »

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References The Nude Bomb (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

I Got Religion
Written by N. Peris, C. Smith, J. Dietrich, W. Hodges
Performed by Toe Head
Courtesy of Toe Head and Outer Seventh Records
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Exceptional Movie
9 May 2003 | by (Saint Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

I found Laughing Boy to be spectacular. The character interaction and dialog is believable to the point of appearing like a humorous biography. It restored my belief that an independent film can be more then an artistic disassociation. Laughing Boy is something I can relate to. I could go into the little details of how I could associate with the movie, and because of that I loved it, however, the more I watched, the more I wanted to know what Cody would do next.

I have, and will continue to recommend this to any person who honestly loves a good comedy.


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