My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  30 September 2005 (USA)
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"My Big Fat Independent Movie" is a spoof along the lines of "Scary Movie" and "Not Another Teen Movie." It includes parodies of some of the indie film world's most renowned movies such as ... See full summary »



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Johnny Vince (as Darren Reiher)
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Lanky Man
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"My Big Fat Independent Movie" is a spoof along the lines of "Scary Movie" and "Not Another Teen Movie." It includes parodies of some of the indie film world's most renowned movies such as "Memento," "Pulp Fiction," "Magnolia," "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," "Amelie," "Run Lola Run," "El Mariachi," "The Good Girl," "Pi," "Swingers" and many others. Written by Anonymous

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A low brow comedy, for the high brow crowd. See more »



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Rated R for crude and sexual humor, language and violent content | See all certifications »


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30 September 2005 (USA)  »

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My Big Fat Indy Movie  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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One of the hugest box office flops of all time, costing $3 million to make and earning only $4,655 (0.2% of the budget) in its limited theatrical run. See more »


Lanky Man: You know what they say. Lesbians: better than e-mail.
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References Magnolia (1999) See more »


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15 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was one of the absolute worst films I have ever seen. Every single "joke" had no substance. The film makers expected that pointing out what characterizes Indy films would be funny enough to not have to actually write a movie. The jokes weren't jokes, but explanations of plot techniques used in the films it satirized. On top of that, a good amount of what it made fun of for being "unoriginal" were unique elements giving the films the "Indy" feel. Films like Pulp Fiction, Amelie, and Reservoir Dogs are films whose worst offenses are starting cliché's, not supporting them. I will say that i laughed at seeing Pauly Shore. But a cameo shouldn't be the highlight of any movie, comedy or not. I can't urge you enough not to see this film. Granted, parodies are hard to make work. But this was so bad it was embarrassing. Movies like this shouldn't be paid attention.

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