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Freddy Got Fingered (2001)

R | | Comedy | 20 April 2001 (USA)
An unemployed cartoonist moves back in with his parents and younger brother Freddy. When his parents demand he leave, he begins to spread rumors that his father is sexually abusing Freddy.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mr. Davidson
Jackson Davies ...
Farmer #1
Bob Osborne ...
Farmer #2
George Gordon ...
Security Guard - Studio (as Ronald Selmour)


Gordon, 28, an aspiring animator, leaves his home in Oregon to sell his ideas to Hollywood. After being told, correctly, that they are quite possibly the most stupid ideas ever and that he needs to spend time rethinking them, he moves back home. But his father, never a kind man, escalates his mean treatment of his rather unconventional son. Meanwhile, Gord has fallen for Betty, an attractive doctor at the hospital where his friend is staying; she happens to use a wheelchair, and to delight in having her paralyzed legs beaten with a bamboo cane; her sexual aggression intimidates him. Gord's family goes to a psychiatrist, and he lies to her that his father molests Gord's brother, Freddy; Gord neglects to mention that Freddy is 25. Soon, Gordon has the house to himself, and comes up with a winning animated series, "Zebras in America" based on his own family. All this is really a framework on which Tom Green hangs his usual crazy stunts. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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A touching story of a young man who desperately wants to make his daddy proud. See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude sexual and bizarre humor, and for strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 April 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Tom Green Movie  »

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Box Office


$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,098,459 (USA) (22 April 2001)


$14,249,005 (USA) (17 June 2001)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Tom Green performed most of his own stunts, including the skate boarding scenes and the house scene. The studio was against him doing any of the stunts, because if anything happened to him, they'd lose the lead actor and director. See more »


Gord's dad magically appears at the broken window, despite being nowhere near it when you hear him roaring "You better run, you liar!" in the previous shot of Gord leaping out. See more »


Gord Brody: Hi. How are you?
Betty: I'd be a lot better if you'd smack my legs with this bamboo.
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Crazy Credits

The writers of "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing" (Billy Davis, Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway, Bill Backer) promote the need to... "Get into" both people and animals through understanding, caring and of course a good sense of humor to create ... "Perfect Harmony". © 1971 See more »


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I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
Written by Billy Davis, Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway, Bill Backer
Performed by The New Seekers
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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You have to be pretty messed up to really like it
4 August 2003 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

The first time I viewed this film, I abhorred it. It is was too long, dull, and contained few laughs. I was actually expect something watchable. Then I watched it on cable again expecting nothing and it actually grew on me. Yes I acknowledge the fact that Tom Green has little talent and only works as a supporting character(Road Trip) But hey who cares?

One thing: If you are a normal, clean minded individual, DO NOT WATCH THIS FILM. If you are sick, perverted weirdo like me watch it and revel in such jokes as "Look Daddy, I'm a farmer!" and "Get inside the Animal" While this gags would sick, they were amusing. I DID NOT like to see that little kid getting constantly injured. Now as a sick weirdo, I can stand adults getting hurt, but with kids its just plain tacky.

For Normal People: 1/10 For sickos 5/10 (The plot needed serious work)

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