Moe discovers Curly's unknown boxing talent when he knocks out the Champ at a restaurant when Larry plays "Pop Goes the Weasal" on the violin. Moe becomes Curly's manager, and they win ... See full summary »
After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and 400 costumed party crashers sometimes crazy follows you.
Left on the doorstep of an orphanage run by nuns at birth, three friends Moe, Larry and Curly spend their time eye poking and slapping each other all the day long. But when their orphanage suddenly goes bankrupt, the three Stooges set out to save it by journeying into the world to find a way to raise the money required. But their quest brings them into being used in a murder scheme and landing them into a popular reality show. Written by
Larry David, who plays Sister Mary-Mengele, played "Larry" in several Three Stooges take-offs on his former live comedy sketch show Fridays (1980) on ABC. See more »
When Larry pulls up the gangster's pants, he says he doesn't wear hat's. But when Larry and Curly are posting the lost Moe signs he's wearing one. See more »
My husband is suffering from an incurable disease that eventually will kill him.
Unfortunately, it could take a year, possibly more. The pain increasing daily till I lapse into an irreversible coma.
I had that. Only it was just in my feet. Yeah. It's called coma toes.
[Curly and Larry laugh]
Oh, coma toes, huh?
[Moe stomps on Curly's foot]
Are they awake now?
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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 »
It Was Like Having Someone Fart In My Face For 90 Minutes!
*WARNING!* - *Possible Spoilers Ahead!*
This film's first fatal mistake - Having The Three Stooges agree to kill someone. I don't care how this murder was justified, the original Three Stooges would never, ever, ever agree to commit an act of homicide. NEVER! There's nothing funny about murder.
2nd fatal mistake - Showing The Three Stooges as children. This was pure nonsense and it wasted the first 15 minutes of this movie. And it was not funny.
3rd fatal mistake - Filming the story in color and having it set in modern times was a grave error. It would have been so much more effective had the story been given a nostalgic, 1940's look.
4th fatal mistake - No pie fights!!! This movie desperately cried out for a few custard-cream pies thrown into some very deserving faces. And, I'm sorry, but, the overlong scene of the pissing babies (though it was funny at first, but was carried on for far too long) didn't compensate for the thrill of seeing someone get a pie right in the kisser.
5th fatal mistake - Having to endure a shirtless Peter Farrelly (writer/ director) at the end of the film, flexing and posing in the name of total conceitedness, while at the same time telling the viewer about the hazards of imitating the eye-pokes, face-slaps, etc., etc. that were seen in the film. Like, as though this self-loving poser cared. He just wanted a chance to display (hubba-hubba!) his over-developed pecs to us.
6th fatal mistake - Not only did I find that there was no chemistry between the actors who played The Three Stooges, but, Moe didn't command and none of them understood anything about comic-timing (an essentially important element in any slapstick comedy situation).
And, finally -
7th fatal mistake (phew!) - In regards to this picture in general - They say that imitation is one of the highest forms of flattery. This, in a sense, is quite true if the imitating is done out of real respect for its subject. And this was not the case here with The Three Stooges.
These actors may have been doing their perceived "imitation" of the Stooges, but, it wasn't being done with any reverence or regard for the original Stooges. It was done in a very conceited and disrespectful manner.
These actors gave me the clear impression that they thought what they were doing was actually improving on the original Stooges. And that, from my viewpoint, is a fatal mistake which is totally unforgivable.
Personally, I think this film should've never been made. The Three Stooges should've just been left alone. And, that's the truth!
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