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My Name Is Bruce (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  13 April 2007 (USA)
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B Movie Legend Bruce Campbell is mistaken for his character Ash from the Evil Dead trilogy and forced to fight a real monster in a small town in Oregon.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Taylor Sharpe ...
Mayor (as Ben McCain)
Timothy Patrick Quill ...
Frank (as Tim Quill)
Dirt Farmer
Logan Martin ...
Ali Akay ...
Ariel Badenhop ...
James J. Peck ...
Guan-Di / Cavealien Monster
Jen Brown ...
Petra (as Jennifer Brown)
Kurt Rauf ...
Michael Kallio ...
Hack Director / Annoyed Townie (as Mike Kallio)


Four teenage kids from the tiny mining town of Gold Lick vandalize a nineteenth-century cemetery of Chinese laborers when one of them disturbs a demon who's been guarding the souls of 100 workers killed in a cave-in. Jeff, the surviving teen, goes in search of his hero, over-the-hill B-movie star, Bruce Campbell. Jeff kidnaps the actor and brings him to Gold Lick to save the town. Bruce thinks it's a birthday treat engineered by his agent, so he plays along, humoring the townsfolk and chatting up Jeff's unimpressed mom. Bodies pile up as the demon slashes. What will the sorry, boozy Bruce do when he realizes that Guan-Di, the demon, is for real? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 April 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A nevem Bruce  »

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Box Office


$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,432 (USA) (31 October 2008)


$173,066 (USA) (12 December 2008)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The (fake) brand of liquor that Bruce gives his dog is Shemp's. In some Raimi/Campbell projects, body-doubles and stand-ins are called Fake Shemps, after Shemp Howard of the Three Stooges. See more »


The movie Moontrap is consistently referred to as "Moonwarp", a conflation of movie titles Moontrap and Mindwarp, including an altered movie poster in a news report, except for one line referring to Bruce as being "the worst thing about Moontrap!" See more »


Clayton: So uh, why haven't I seen you around school?
Big Debbie: It's 'cause I'm never there.
Clayton: Cool. You seeing anybody?
Big Debbie: No.
Clayton: Cool.
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Crazy Credits

Cutscenes from the movie while the McCain brothers (the Mayor and the sheriff) sing "The Legend of Guandi"; then, a new scene at the end of the credits. See more »


References Jaws (1975) See more »


The Legend of Guandi
Written by Ben McCain and Butch McCain
Performed by The McCain Brothers
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If You Liked Bubba-Ho-Tep, You'll LOVE This One!
11 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you consider yourself a fan of Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead 1 and 2, plus it's third chapter,Armies Of Darkness,etc.), you owe it to yourself to seek this one out. Bruce Campbell (who also directed this film) plays a down & out actor, taking any & every part in every no budget piece of crap horror flick, named....well...um...Bruce Campbell. His sleaze bag of a manager sets him up with what is the promise of a birthday present that's to die for. What he happens upon is a small town that is in the throes of an ancient Chinese curse,involving the awakened spirit of a angry protector of bean curd (I am not making this up). What follows is a nearly non stop roller coaster ride of a movie, with loads of in jokes, pop culture references,a beautiful woman,and some bloody (but darkly funny)violence. Put them all together,mix in some campy humour & you have yourself a fun time at the movies. This is the kind of film that should be screened as a midnight movie,if there were any cinemas that featured them these days. Slapped with an 'R' rating, this film serves up some raunchy language,bloody violence,and the central protagonist's sleazy lifestyle. (AFTER NOTE:Some screening of this film have actually had Bruce Campbell,himself, hosting a half hour post film question and answer session---check your listings for a cinema that has one,and remember to bring a camera).

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