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Fubar (2002)

R | | Comedy, Music | 21 May 2004 (UK)
Headbangers Terry and Dean explore the depths of friendship, and the art and science of drinking beer like a man.

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Dean (as Paul J. Spence)
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Terry (as Dave Lawrence)
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Andrew Sparacino ...
Tron / Troy
Tracey Lawrence ...
Trixie
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Dr. S.C. Lim (as Dr. S.C. Lim)
Sage Lawrence ...
Chastity Anderson
Rose Martin ...
Rose Murdoch
Jim Lawrence ...
Ron Miller
Laurie D'Amour ...
Laurie D'Amour
Roxana Oltean ...
Cooler Girl 1 (as Roxanna Oltean)
Carmen Lewis ...
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Margaret Spence ...
Mrs. Mitchner
Sandy Armstrong ...
Shotgun Girl
Ella Simon ...
Ashley - Campfire Girl (as Elizabeth Simon)
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Terry and Dean are lifelong friends who have grown-up together: shotgunning their first beers, forming their first garage band, and growing the great Canadian mullet known as "hockey hair". Now the lives of these Alberta everymen are brought to the big screen by documentarian Ferral Mitchener in an exploration of the depths of friendship, the fragility of life, growing up gracefully and the art and science of drinking beer like a man. Written by Mark Slone

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death | beer | drinking | friendship | band | See All (38) »

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Rated R for language including sexual dialogue | See all certifications »

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CAD 350,000 (estimated)
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Debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in the 'Park City at Midnight' category, which previously launched such films as The Blair Witch Project (1999). See more »

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[at a funeral]
Dean Murdoch: Hey, Mrs. Mitchener, you wanna hear a joke?
Mrs. Mitchener: Most certainly
Dean Murdoch: It's farrel really liked this one. What do you call a guy who's from Pakistani who's seen everything and done everything?
Terry: Been everywhere.
Dean Murdoch: Yeah. Seen everything, been everywhere, done everything. And he's from Pakistan.
Mrs. Mitchener: I don't know.
Dean Murdoch: Bindair Dondat.
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Opening disclaimer: The following "documentary" is fictional. We apologize to any person appearing in the film who believed the documentary was real. Your agreement to appear in the film is greatly appreciated.
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This Movie Just Stops Given'R
19 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

The story of two metal-heads. From Canada. I thought this movie was going to be much like "The Stoned Age" without the Schnappster and Blue Oyster Cult. I was wrong. What I got was a movie that was either way too short or way too long. The joke is that metal-heads are stupid and drink beer. If you get the joke, do you need to see it for 76 minutes? Because that's the only joke in this film. It could have been 15 minutes. Or had it been 2 hours, maybe we could have explored the characters a bit more and the depth would have cleared things up.

The film isn't all bad, though. It's mildly entertaining - especially Deaner. Tron and Terry are only background to Deaner's madness and tight underwear. I also enjoyed how the film took an unexpected turn towards the end, though they didn't really do anything with that. For an independent film with no real actors or director, it's not bad. Honestly, I couldn't have written or acted or directed this story any better. And I'm not Canadian. This film may not be an underground masterpiece, but it's also no disgrace to Pilsner. I guess watch it if you're really drunk or on ludes. Don't watch it because your friends tell you to - they're liars.


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