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Escanaba in da Moonlight (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy  |  9 February 2001 (USA)
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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.

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Rueben Soady
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Albert Soady
Joey Albright ...
Remnar Soady / Porcelain Bus Dancer
Wayne David Parker ...
Jimmer Negamanee
Randall Godwin ...
Ranger Tom T. Treado
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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)
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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.

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Rated PG-13 for some crude humor

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Jimmer Negamanee: Shay, Reubensh.
Rueben Soady: Yea?
Jimmer Negamanee: Shince you ain't sherving shashties, I'd sure shike shome of those sherman shlapjakcs.
[laughs]
Jimmer Negamanee: I could eat shlapjacks every day of the weeksh, eh.
Rueben Soady: Oh, I know you could, Jimmer.
Remnar Soady: No, not flapjacks.
Jimmer Negamanee: Ya'll don't like the shlapjacks?
Remnar Soady: Macaroni and cheese, tank you very much.
Albert Soady: With spam.
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17 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Everybody needs to seriously take the chance to re watch this great movie. I would assume that 90% of those who watched this movie didn't get it, or thought it was really stupid. You must understand that this is a movie comprised of upper Michigan culture, and you really must be familiar with the area and it's culture to fully understand what it is trying to get across. Those who are not from the U.P. have absolutely no idea what this movie is about. Please, if you are going to watch this movie, consider it's roots before you judge it. I hope everyone gets the chance to make it to the upper part of Michigan someday and stay at one of the great cities in the area. The culture is amazing, and it really is something you cannot get anywhere else. Thanks.


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