Run Ronnie Run (2002)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  January 2002 (USA)
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A redneck with an uncanny knack for getting arrested becomes the star of his own reality program.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Taylor ...
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India Cosper ...
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Becky Thyre ...
Saucy ...
Jonathon Pelletier ...
9 Year Old Ronnie
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Run Ronnie Run is a heart warming spin-off from the cult hit HBO series "Mr. Show". It is the story of Ronwell Quincy Dobbs (David Cross), who has a unique talent for getting arrest. A British television personality, Terry Twillstein (Bob Odenkirk), gets sight of Ronnie and brings Ronnie to Hollywood to get him his own TV show. Ronnie must then deal with his new life, while having to deal with missing his ex-wife that he left back home. This is a delightful comedy with countless celebrity cameos by Dave Foley, Jeff Goldblum, and Jack Black just to name a few. As well as many appearances by characters for the hit television series "Mr. Show". Written by The Fuzz

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

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January 2002 (USA)  »

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Biegnij, Ronnie, biegnij!  »

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Bob Odenkirk and David Cross have disowned the final cut of this movie. See more »


Ronnie Dobbs: It's glorious, like an angel's sparkling lugie.
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Crazy Credits

During the ending credits, "outtakes" are seen. All these "outtakes" are spoofs of outtakes from Jackie Chan movies. For example, after each "injury" four Asian men in red jumpsuits run out to help the "injured" (similar to many Jackie Chan movies,) and the "outtake" ends with the "injured" person giving a thumbs up to the camera while on a stretcher (a la Jackie Chan.) See more »


Spoofs Run Lola Run (1998) See more »


Written by Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant
Performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Courtesy of MCA Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A Truly Worthy Comedy
4 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I originally saw the uncut version through a bootleg some months before this was released. Having been a longtime Mr. Show fan, I was ultimately pleased to see they had done something with the character of Ronnie Dobbs. So many white trash characters have been portrayed on film and TV, but none of them have really hit true to home than Ronnie Dobbs. I have known MANY Ronnie Dobbs in my lifetime, having spent many years in Texas and Oklahoma. It was almost like watching a documentary.

'Run, Ronnie, Run' is tremendously under-rated, and I suggest to all you comedy buffs to view this film. Those with an understanding of this kind of comedy will appreciate it even more.

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