MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 18,585 this week

Make Your Own Damn Movie! (2005)

Video  -  Documentary  -  31 May 2005 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 152 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 4 critic

Based on the book of the same name, Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Studios team share their wisdom about filmmaking to independent filmmakers everywhere. They make a documentary of the team's ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 08 Jun 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 19 Jun 2012
 
a list of 301 titles
created 02 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 100 titles
created 03 Nov 2012
 
a list of 412 titles
created 18 Feb 2013
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Make Your Own Damn Movie! (Video 2005)

Make Your Own Damn Movie! (Video 2005) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Make Your Own Damn Movie!.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Himself - Host / Director
...
Himself - Director
...
Himself - Director
...
Himself - Director
Trent Haaga ...
Himself
...
Himself - Writer
...
Himself (archive footage)
Purple Pam ...
Herself
...
Himself / Lionel - The Janitor
...
Herself
...
Himself
Herschell Gordon Lewis ...
Himself
Larry Cohen ...
Himself
...
Herself
...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Based on the book of the same name, Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Studios team share their wisdom about filmmaking to independent filmmakers everywhere. They make a documentary of the team's visits and have interviews, and there is a behind-the-scenes look at how many famous Hollywood filmmakers who started with Troma make their movies and how Troma has inspired them. Written by Ben Dover

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

It's Film School in a Box!

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 May 2005 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References The Tunnel (2001) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Troma 30 Years of pure rubbish.
22 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Troma 30 Years of pure rubbish.

I really like the idea of independent films, Directors and Producers who have gone out of their way to gain funding, cast, crew and distribution for little or no money, and then bless the world with an Independent movie free of Studio involvement for all us movie buffs to enjoy.

Now Lloyd Kaufman has Directed well over 50 B-Films for his company Troma. Troma has almost created it's on genre simple called "Troma", which stands for "Really Crappy Movies Nobody Really Likes, But Claim To Because They Think They Hate Commercialism In Hollywood", which they don't.

Lloyd Kaufman's – Make Your Own Damn Movie is an example of how not to make a movie. I guarantee you this: You will not learn how to make a film from watching this 5 disk box-set. You will simple learn how not to make a movie. The DVD's do not show you how to direct, producer, write, or gain finance for you project. For example: In the How to get financing section of the DVD Lloyd simple tells you "There are many ways to get funding for you Feature" So I needed to pay $50 for you to tell me there are many ways to finance my film? No point during the 12 hours of footage do you learn any technical matters relating to film making. This to me is a promotional disk aimed at getting needed attention to Troma movies and that bloody hideous creation "The Toxic Avenger" which was released in 1985 and the people at Troma never shut up about.

Believe me when I say you will learn absolutely nothing from this DVD or book by the same name.

The only good thing I got from this DVD was the interview with Eli Roth (Cabin Fever & Hostel) and his frank interview about the Unions in Hollywood.

In closing: DON'T WASTE YOU MONEY ON THIS RUBISH. I have and that's something I will have to live with for the rest of my life. Save you self avoid TROMA MOVIES like the Bubonic Plague and "MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN MOVIE" Mr. Kaufman I will make my own damn movie with the hints and advice from real filmmakers.


21 of 53 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is this thing actual useful? rebelalliance
Theme song? nowximxnothingx
where can i see this tuckertron
what is on each disk VinnieVegas
Discuss Make Your Own Damn Movie! (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?