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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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Bruce Taylor ...
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Leon Lamar ...
Tammy's Neighbor
India Cosper ...
Middle Ronnie
Blaze Walker ...
Little Middle Ronnie
Storm Walker ...
Little Ronnie
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Paul Carden ...
Tas-Tee Liquor Store Owner
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Suli McCullough ...
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Saucy ...
F'd Up Dog
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Jerry Trellis
Jonathon Pelletier ...
9 Year Old Ronnie
Kimberly Schwartz ...
9 Year Old Tammy
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Storyline

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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Comedy

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

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January 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alearga, Ronnie, alearga  »

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Trivia

According to David Cross, the original script was a collection of sketches like his series, Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995). But New Line asked Cross and Odenkirk to focus more on Ronnie Dobbs. See more »

Quotes

Terry Twillstein: Have you read the letter's I'm getting. "Dear Ronnie, my name is Maurice. I am eight years old. I am your biggest fan. How come you are not so drunk anymore? My daddy says you were never drunk, but just a Hollywood phony. I told him he was wrong and he beat the shit out of me. Love, Maurice." Ronnie, I have stacks of these back at my office.
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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 »

Connections

Spoofs Mary Poppins (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Breaking the Law
Written by Glenn Tipton, Rob Halford and K.K. Downing
Performed by Judas Priest
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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funny as heck!
19 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

In this very funny movie David Cross stars as Ronnie Dobbs, Ronnie is the very cliched hillbilly from Mr. Show who was popular enough to get his own movie. In the movie Ronnie's on again off again wife refuses his proposal of marrage,which leads to Terry Twillstein, a failed inventor(in a very funny scene involving a device called the "Food eliminator" the device blows up and one of the blades flies at high speeds into the unbelievably happy female co-host chest who hasn't wanted to see that)sees Ronnie getting arrested on a cop show called "FUZZ" goes and propositions Ronnie to come to hollywood, once there he become's reality tv's newest sensation bumping "elimination island" A survivor parody where those who are eliminated are eaten. the funny David Koechner plays clay Ronnie's friend who every time you see his he's even more injured each time. So if your walking through the video store and you see this movie, rent it.


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