A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
When his roommate spends the rent money on hookers, Alex, a 35 year old video game tester has to find a new place to live. After an "encounter" with his friend's mom, Alex is forced to move in with his grandmother. Trying to save face with his younger co-workers, Alex says that "a really cute chick said I could sleep with her and her two crazy girlfriends" (meaning his grandmother and her two roommates). Written by
The sound that is heard when the doors open and close to JP's office are the same sound clips that were used in the popular 1990's franchise games Ultimate Doom (1993). See more »
In the beginning when Alex is getting evicted the man packing in the kitchen is clearly seen placing the coffee pot into a box, and in the next shot he picks the coffee pot up off the counter and puts it into the box again. See more »
[playing video game]
Fuck! Stop hitting me!
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The Opening and closing credits were based on the game "Galaga" See more »
One of the funniest movies I have ever seen, if not the funniest. As many others have said, this isn't highbrow comedy, but that doesn't make it any less enjoyable. The puns and gags are highly memorable, and there are a lot of lovable actors, many of which you wouldn't expect to see in a movie like this, which makes them even more entertaining.
Whenever my friends have a LAN, we have to watch this movie at least once, as most of them are game designers. Many people have said that the movie is unrealistic, but beyond the obvious physical and logistical deviations, the general attitude and behavior of the characters isn't too far off from what I see when I've been around my friends.
I can't believe anyone could rate this a 1. If you did, call the morgue, you are dead inside.
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