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The Onion Movie (2008)

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Satirical interpretations of world events and curious human behavior.

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We watch the Onion News, America's Finest News Source, with Dana Dobbs, Senior Correspondent Kip Kendall, and award-winning anchor Norm Archer. In addition to watching the news, we see the program's commercials, some commentary on the film as it proceeds, and we watch some terrorists in training. Behind the scenes, Onion News's corporate owner, Global Tetrahedron, seeks synergy by promoting its other products within Norm's news broadcast. Norm doesn't like it, especially when a toy penguin (think Energizer Bunny) waddles across his desk promoting a Global Tetrahedron film starring Steven Seagal. But Norm may end up needing Steven's help. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The character of "Melissa Cherry" is an apparent spoof of singer Britney Spears. Ironically, Spears' future ex-husband Kevin Federline has a cameo in the film as a back-up dancer in one of Melissa Cherry's videos. See more »

Goofs

In the scene they are playing the board game and one of the guys is drinking "Hawaiian punch" the level of the drink goes from full to empty back to full. See more »

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Presidential Advisor: We might be fucked, sir.
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Crazy Credits

Watch after the credits as Norm Archer comes on screen sitting at his news-desk saying "For the Onion News, this is Norm Archer. Fuck you and Good Night". See more »

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Laughing so hard I needed the pause button
30 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of--if not THE--funniest movie I've ever seen. Didn't even know they had a movie out until I saw this in the video store. The first half moves along quickly, so be sure to keep the pause button near. I replayed that first half afterward and laughed even harder the second time. I won't spoil, but if anyone is old enough to remember Goofus and Gallant from the children's' Highlights magazine (is that still in existence?), you will die over a certain part of this movie. A few portions reminded me of Monty Python. The spoofs on stereotypes, the media, and numerous movies are non-stop; right up to the ridiculously contrived, flag-waving, moralistic "happy ending", which, of course, spoofs nearly every movie made today. Priceless!


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