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The Corndog Man (1999)

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A foul-mouthed and bigoted boat salesman in rural South Carolina is targeted for ruthless and never-ending telephone terrorism by a mysterious man claiming to be his son...

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Ace Barker
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Penrod Barker (voice)
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Sammy the Eater
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A foul-mouthed and bigoted boat salesman in rural South Carolina is targeted for ruthless and never-ending telephone terrorism by a mysterious man claiming to be his son...

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Much of the script and dialogue closely resembles the well known underground 'Binny Tapes', a series of crank call tapes made in the early 1980s. These tapes were made by 'Arney', an employee of a car dealership, Al White Motors in Manchester, Tennessee. See more »

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Better than "The Matrix", "Star Wars", or "Lord of the Rings" trilogies
7 August 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

"I'll sell a boat to a black man quicker than a cat can lick his a$$!"

An Oscar-worthy performance, an original story, a great soundtrack, and a strong message. This movie has everything those $100 million-and-up pieces of CGI and re-hash trash sadly lack.

"I'm a serious fisherman!"

If you have the attention span of an X-Box-enslaved Gen-X'er or a plastic, pampered, gym bimbo, you will probably not like this movie at all.

Poor Ace.

But then again, he's had this coming for a long time. Although you might feel sorry for him at times, you can't help but laugh at the way he reacts to the constant barrage of torment. This is an example of dark humor at its finest.

"Yer mah daddy!"

I love it.

"Triple K Marine!"


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