Gerry (2002)

R  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Mystery  |  20 September 2002 (Greece)
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A friendship between two young men is tested when they go for a hike in a desert and forget to bring any water or food with them.


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Two friends that call each other Gerry decide to hide in the wilderness in order to see something. However, they do not find what they're looking for. They decide to return to the car but they get lost in the desert, without water, supplies or a compass. Now they have to walk, trying to find the road to survive. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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20 September 2002 (Greece)  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)

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$26,285 (USA) (14 February 2003)


$236,266 (USA) (4 April 2003)

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Chosen by "Les Cahiers du cinéma" (France) as one of the 10 best pictures of 2002 (#10, with the TV-show 24 (2001)). See more »


At the end of the movie when Gerry is lying on his back, his legs change from flat to bent and back again. This obviously could not possibly happen due to his condition. See more »


[first lines]
Gerry: Hey, Gerry, the path.
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In memory of Ken Kesey See more »


Referenced in The Cinema Snob: The Geek (2010) See more »


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The worst film I have ever seen....
24 August 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I like Matt Damon and I like Casey Affleck.

I also like meaningful and arty films.

I hated Gerry. It now stands as the worst film I have EVER seen. It is totally self-indulgent and an ego trip.

Some scenes dragged on for so long that people in the cinema were laughing at how bad it was.

If I had not been with two other people, I would have walked out.

matt, Casey and the director should be ashamed - this is not arty, this is an insult.

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