MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 87 this week

Escanaba in da Moonlight (2001)

6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 1,360 users  
Reviews: 109 user | 9 critic

A macho man in a family on the eve of deer-hunting season must deal with the eldest son's curse of never having bagged a buck.

Director:

Writers:

(play), (story), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

with Prime Instant Video + 1 more

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1101 titles
created 02 Oct 2011
 
a list of 585 titles
created 18 Aug 2012
 
a list of 2245 titles
created 18 Aug 2012
 
a list of 68 titles
created 15 Sep 2012
 
a list of 852 titles
created 10 Aug 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Escanaba in da Moonlight (2001)

Escanaba in da Moonlight (2001) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Escanaba in da Moonlight.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Frozen Stupid (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

It's a Saturday, on a snowy Midwestern winter landscape, and Tony Norgard really wants to go ice fishing. But he is pressured to attend his mother-in-law's birthday party on the same day. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brauer
Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Joey Albright, Kimberly Guerrero
Comedy | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Willis Embry, who is a psychologist in a jail, was left by his girl-friend. He has no time to be sad about it because an old man, who is very ill, tells him something about a robbery and ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Phillips
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Catherine O'Hara, Hector Elizondo
Chasing Sleep (2000)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A college professor wakes up to find his wife has not returned home, then struggles to understand her disappearance.

Director: Michael Walker
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Molly Price, Ben Shenkman
Checking Out (1989)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Ray is a man obsessed with his own mortality. When Ray's best friend dies of a heart attack, Ray is convinced that all of his aches and pains are an indication of his own imminent death. ... See full summary »

Director: David Leland
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Melanie Mayron, Michael Tucker
The Crossing (TV Movie 2000)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.

Director: Robert Harmon
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Roger Rees, Sebastian Roché
I Witness (2003)
Drama | Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

After 27 bodies are discovered in a collapsed tunnel in Tijuana, a man tries to unravel the mystery before becoming the next victim.

Director: Rowdy Herrington
Stars: Jeff Daniels, James Spader, Portia de Rossi
All the Rage (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Handguns figure in the intertwining lives of nine people. Warren shoots his wife Helen's lover and his defense is that he thought he was shooting an intruder. She leaves him; the lawyer ... See full summary »

Director: James D. Stern
Stars: Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels, Robert Forster
Redwood Curtain (TV Movie 1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Geri Riordan is adopted, half-Vietnamese, eighteen, and a piano prodigy. She also feels as if she doesn't know who she really is, and when her adopted father dies, she begins to search for ... See full summary »

Director: John Korty
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Lea Salonga, Debra Monk
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.

Director: Jonathan Lynn
Stars: Michael Richards, Jeff Daniels, Charlize Theron
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A clairvoyant thinks she's met her husband to be because she's seen him in her dreams. They marry quickly, and return to the husband's ("the butcher"), home in the city. She has a big ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Hughes
Stars: Demi Moore, Jeff Daniels, George Dzundza
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

It's the year 2042 and the threat is real...women are going to prison for terminating their pregnancies. An investigating reporter is determined to reveal the truth behind the convictions.

Director: Gary O. Bennett
Stars: Carolyn McCormick, Katharine Crost, Ali Thomas
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Emily Crane is fired after refusing to give names to a 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee, and takes a part-time job as companion to an old lady. One day her attention is drawn to ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Yates
Stars: Kelly McGillis, Jeff Daniels, Mandy Patinkin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Rueben Soady
...
Albert Soady
Joey Albright ...
Remnar Soady / Porcelain Bus Dancer
Wayne David Parker ...
Jimmer Negamanee
Randall Godwin ...
Ranger Tom T. Treado
...
Wolf Moon Dance Soady (as Kimberly Norris Guerrero)
James Porterfield ...
Alphonse Soady
Guy Sanville ...
Alvin Soady
Lucas Daniels ...
Kid on School Bus
Phillip W. Powers ...
Hunter in Diner (as Phillip Powers)
Sandra Birch ...
Joe Berry's Sister / Porcelain Bus Dancer
Alex Mulvaney ...
Young Reuben
Kyle Broeders ...
Young Remnar
Belinda 'Allee' Eagle ...
Young Wolf Moon Dance
Chad Decota ...
Reuben's Son #1 (age 7)
Edit

Storyline

A macho man in a family on the eve of deer-hunting season must deal with the eldest son's curse of never having bagged a buck.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some crude humor
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 January 2001 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Remnar Soady: Let's have a pasty, eh?
Jimmer Negamanee: Shashties!
Remnar Soady: Remember how Mom used to make 'em?
Jimmer Negamanee: They were so good I could almost eat shix of 'em!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

I Watched, Laughed, Farted and Then had the Urge to Hunt!
11 November 2002 | by (Waterford,Michigan) – See all my reviews

I saw Escanaba in The Moonlight when it first came out. MY wife and kids and myself laughed until we had tears in our eyes. We thought it was funny. Especially the fart jokes. Sorry ladies, but I am a hunter and have been in more than a few deer camps to know what actually goes on. They play cards, fart, drink, tell jokes, read Playboy Magazines in the john and tell all kinds of stories. Most of the ladies would think this is gross obnoxious behavior. Then again, us guys aren't like they are in those stupid "I'm a Victim too" chick flicks, which us guys find obnoxious and odious because of how men are portrayed in them. As a comedy about hunting, the performances and some of the things in the story are exaggerated. But, isn't most humor? Jimmer steals the show with his talking, drinking and of course major flatulence. Harve Presnell is very good as well. THis is a must for all fans of comedies and hunting. I can relate to Jeff Daniels' character in a way, because the only deer that I managed to bag other than a spike horn some years ago were does, until a couple of years ago. I hadn't even seen a buck out in the woods until then. While, I loved the movie, that isn't to say that it couldn't have been better. I wish, they would have used the Da Yoopers music in the sound track, not played up the ufo and mystical aspect so much and maybe had more hunting related humor and dialog in it. Could it have been better. Sure. But as it is, it's still a pretty damned good movie! FOUR BULLSEYES OUT OF FOUR BULLSEYES on this one.


12 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Superior State? blumalex
I'm from Michigan... dark_thought2002
It helps to be from Michigan. mikemol
Low budget crap stormy22
Saddened By The Stereotypes rynni25
escanaba in the moonlight prequel jacktheubsguy
Discuss Escanaba in da Moonlight (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?