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When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort -- a hedonistic island paradise for swingers --- it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence ... or at least hide it!

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Broken Lizard is surrounded by limber, wanton women on a booze-soaked island resort owned by Coconut Pete, a rock star has-been. But the non-stop party takes a turn for the weird when dead bodies start turning up. Everyone begins to look suspicious. Could it be Sam, of the Fun Police brigade, who is quick-on-the- trigger with his tequila loaded super-soaker; Jenny, the over-sexed, fitness instructor; Juan, the flamboyant diving instructor with a secret third-world past; Putman, the bratty-British tennis coach/fanatic; Dave, the ecstasy-crazed, adopted nephew of Coconut Pete; or the burly masseuse blessed with a creepy touch--that can render anyone into instant Jell-O? Can the inhabitants of Pleasure Island unite, solve the mystery and restore happy hour to this tropical bacchanal? Written by Sujit R. Varma

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island | resort | serial killer | beach | party | See more »

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Rated R for violence/gore, sexual content, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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27 February 2004 (USA)  »

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Broken Lizard's Club Dread  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,550,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£32,265 (UK) (2 July 2004)

Gross:

£32,265 (UK) (2 July 2004)
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Trivia

In the DVD Commentary, it is explained that the line "How many of you knew that he was uncircumcised and smelled of oranges?" was a line included in the script to see if anyone was really reading the script before the film was green lit. See more »

Goofs

When Juan, Penelope, Jenny and Lars are running from the killer in the jungle toward the end of the movie, when they go into the jungle it is night. The next shot shows The Sun just starting to rise above the forest trees. In the shot that follows, the three are running in the jungle in broad daylight. See more »

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Lars: Are you familiar with the expression "sitting duck"?
Juan: Uhh, no.
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References Lassie (1954) See more »

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Africuba
Written by Antonio Romeo
Performed by Ronnie
Courtesy of LoveCat Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Fazzmatazzmic
28 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

Club dread is a cinematic treat. Fans of super troopers will understand the clever brand of comedy applied in this film. The accents aren't supposed to be realistic, the situations aren't supposed to be suspenseful, and most of all the acting isn't supposed to be oscar worthy. It's a joke people. It's a movie made by a comedy troop co-starring Bill Paxton. They're not exactly shooting for the stars. What they are trying to do is make you laugh. Let down your guard and admit that you like unnecessary nudity, brutal murders, and fake accents. If you didn't like super troopers you probably won't like this movie but on the same token, if you didn't like super troopers you're an uptight loser with no sense of humor. This movie is flat out funny when taken for what it is, so please do so. If you're looking for a life changing dramatic experience go see The Passion of The Christ but if you want to have a good time laughing at stuff you know is funny, even if you won't admit it, see this film. Smoke some, drink some, or go sober, but have a good time. Peace.


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