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Run Ronnie Run (2002)

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

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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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He Didn't Get His 15 Minutes of Fame... He Stole It! See more »

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

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

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Dot Lancaster: The movie you're about to see is not real. It is a movie. Do not act things out from it because you're disturbed or pissed off, you crazy son of a bitch.
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Daffy Mal Yinkle Yankle, the parody character from Mr. Show, is credited as "himself". See more »

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Spoofs Let's All Go to the Lobby (1957) See more »

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Champagne Jam
Written by Robert Nix, J.R. Cobb and Bobby Buie
Performed by Atlanta Rhythm Section
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Excellent Fun
24 February 2006 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

I only caught a few episodes of Mr. Show, so my comments aren't from a fan. This movie works in a crazy way. Its not a series of sketches but a sustained meditation on fame and southern culture. It's not the greatest film ever made but there are a few things that make it rise above the mediocrity that's out there.

I can only imagine what this could've been if the studio hadn't ticked off Cross and Odenkirk. They pushed it straight to DVD. But its still a funny movie.

I was enjoying this movie and then I got to the cameo performance by Mandy Patinkin and was agog and just doubled over with laughter. Not only is the conceit funny as hell, its just so perfectly executed. You have to know Mandy Patinkin's work to realize how exceptionally well-crafted that bit is. Its really a stunning piece of comedy. And its not even central to the movie. *THAT'S* the level of comedy we're talking about here.

Just hysterical. There are a few other bits to enjoy. A fictional music video is pretty entertaining as is an opening cartoon homage that everyone will recognize.

Do yourself a favor and watch this movie.

You'll find plenty to enjoy.


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