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Straight Outta Benoni (2005)

Brendan and Gavin have got twenty-four hours to achieve overnight success, and nothing can stop them... Except maybe themselves.

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Brendan Jack ...
Brendan Jack
Gavin Williams ...
Gavin Williams
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Chad Keiser
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Megan Alba (as Tanit Phoenix)
Louw Venter ...
Cop
Brett Goldin ...
B-Dog
Trevor Clarence ...
Trevor
Tony Caprari ...
Deon Mitri
Danny K ...
Danny K
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Fast food mother
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Herman Botha ...
Hippie
Douglas Bristow ...
Lenny Plank
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Mrs. Mitri
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Brendan and Gavin are lifelong friends who feel comfortable with fame and international adoration. Even though they haven't achieved it yet. They're just like any other small town guys - they enjoy playing in a band, reviewing book reviews and busting mad sickness whenever they can. They also have brand new jobs in advertising. Unfortunately their world falls apart after they lose their jobs, a day before their ten-year school reunion - a day they've dreamt about for, well, ten years. Written by Anon

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A Story About Two Guys Living On The Edge... Of Benoni.

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1 August 2005 (South Africa)  »

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Crazy Monkey Presents Straight Outta Benoni  »

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ZAR 8,000,000 (estimated)
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Worst Movie ever made
1 November 2005 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

This is the worst movie ever made anywhere on planet earth. Zero out of ten is flattery. They should allow minus numbers. The two main characters are a Wayne's world lookalike and his sidekick who tries to model his role on Chevy Chase. If you think their acting is bad, it gets worse with the cop who models his role on Jim Carey and fails, miserably. Occasional attempts at American accents. It is quite a difficult accent for South Africans and impossible for any of this cast.

Was there a plot?. I don't think so. The only faint glimmer of humour was the high school address by the head-boy, Idols compère Colin Moss, also acting the role of a Joe Kool Fonzarelli character, which he did OK with. Danny Kaye also sang a song or two and these two guys's personal fan club obviously raised the vote count to what looks like a respectable rating. Waste of time. Waste of money. No laughs.


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