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The Three Stooges (2012)

PG | | Comedy | 13 April 2012 (USA)
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While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality television show.
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Left on the doorstep of an orphanage managed by nuns, newborns Moe, Larry and Curly grow up finger-poking, nyuk-nyuk-nyuking and woo-woo-wooing their way to uncharted levels of knuckleheaded misadventure. Now their childhood home may have to close due to financial difficulties. But Moe, Larry and Curly employed as the foster home's inept maintenance men, are determined to come to the rescue. Only the Three Stooges could become embroiled in an oddball murder plot - while stumbling into starring roles in a phenomenally successful reality television show. Written by Press kit

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Before there was Jackass, there was Dumbass. See more »

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Rated PG for slapstick action violence, some rude and suggestive humor including language | See all certifications »

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$17,010,125 (USA) (13 April 2012)

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$44,328,238 (USA) (10 August 2012)
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Trivia

Voice actor Billy West (who based the voice of Stimpy from The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991) on Larry Fine) worked on-set as a dialect coach for Sean Hayes, who was playing Larry. See more »

Goofs

Ted refuses to give the trio the $830,000 needed to save the orphanage because he blames the orphanage for the things that went wrong in his life; from being sent to military school to his murder plot. One, the orphanage could never predict such things would happen at the time he was adopted, and two, Teddy seemed to not have any problems coming to that exact same orphanage later with Ling to adopt Murph, Peezer, and Weezer. See more »

Quotes

Lydia: My husband is suffering from an incurable disease that eventually will kill him.
Mac: Unfortunately, it could take a year, possibly more. The pain increasing daily till I lapse into an irreversible coma.
Curly: I had that. Only it was just in my feet. Yeah. It's called coma toes.
[Curly and Larry laugh]
Moe: [mock laughing] Oh, coma toes, huh?
Curly: Yeah.
[Moe stomps on Curly's foot]
Moe: Are they awake now?
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Crazy Credits

Right before the end credits, 2 actors posing as the Farrelly Brothers appear on screen to deliver a "Don't Try This At Home" announcement. Also, towards the end of the closing credits, there is a music video featuring The Three Stooges and 'Jennifer Hudson'. See more »


Soundtracks

Waste
Written by Mark Foster
Performed by Foster the People
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Solid, Silly Fun
14 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was a lot of fun. It remains very true to the Stooges form. So, if you are looking for some mindless laughs and a fun evening at the movies, you will enjoy this one from start to finish. Some of the reviewers here seem to have been looking for something more than this film ever promised.

If you are looking for an art house film, or an important and significant film, this one isn't it. If you are looking for a film to be as fresh as the stooges were in their time, this one stays too true to form to fit that bill. Slapstick, not sophistication is the hallmark of this film.

But if you understand the Stooges, and are just looking for some laughs, you can't go wrong here.


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