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The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico (2005)

 -  Comedy  -  February 2005 (USA)
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A faux documentary about the rise and fall of fictional country singer Guy Terrifico, featuring some legendary real-life performers.

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A faux documentary about the rise and fall of fictional country singer Guy Terrifico, featuring some legendary real-life performers.

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A Honky-Tonkumentary

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Rated R for language and drug content | See all certifications »
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February 2005 (USA)  »

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La vie trépidante de Guy Terrifico  »

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In a deleted scene on the DVD, in which David Christo plays Guy Jr. and Lynne Griffin plays Ophelia, we see what happened to Guy during his mysterious disappearance. See more »

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Special Thanks: Michael's poker tables East & West See more »

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References The Last Waltz (1978) See more »

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40 oz. of Heaven
Written by Michael Mabbott and Matt Murphy
Published by Guy Terrifico Songs (SOCAN/ASCAP)
Performed by Matt Murphy (guitar, vocals), Brian Mitton (banjo), Ruth Minnikin (back-up vocals) & Dale Murray (back-up vocals)
Mixed by Matt Murphy at Electro Magnetic Studio
Produced by Matt Murphy with Michael Mabbott
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I laughed my a** off!
11 September 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I don't even know where to begin... but we saw this movie on a whim at the Toronto International Film Festival Friday night. We really had no idea what it was about but thought we'd take a chance on it. Well we rolled the dice and won!

Sure there are lots of similarities than can be made to other "mockumentaries" but the nicest surprise of all was Matt Murphy. It was our understanding that he's a first time actor and he was wonderful; great comic timing and very convincing as the beleaguered Guy Terrifico. It was also our pleasure to meet him after the movie was screened.

If you're not a fan of country music DO NOT let that stop you from seeing this movie! There are lots of laughs to be had, mostly at poor Guy's expense.


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