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Director:
Writers:
Ben Best (written by)
Danny McBride (written by)
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Release Date:
26 September 2008 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
An inept karate instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow karate enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Williams. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Funny, low-budget film about a Taekwondo's instructors life See more (31 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Danny McBride ... Fred Simmons
Mary Jane Bostic ... Suzie Simmons

Ben Best ... Chuck 'The Truck' Wallace
Spencer Moreno ... Julio Chavez

Carlos Lopez ... Henry Harrison (as Carlos Lopez IV)

Jody Hill ... Mike McAlister
Ken Aguilar ... Rick

Collette Wolfe ... Denise
Jeff Hoffman ... Dr. Love
Deborah Loates ... Marge
Danielle Jarchow ... Connie
Juan-Carlos Guzman ... Carlos
Nicholas Stanley ... Lil' Stevie Fisher
Erica Owens ... Mrs. Fisher
Sean Baxter ... Roy Powers

Jonathan M. Ewart ... Charles
Bruce Cameron ... Bruce
Robert Short ... Pete (as Robert Short III)
Raul Doyle ... Raul
Mitchell Moreno ... Mitchell

Randy Gambill ... The Gentle Warrior
Chris Walldorf ... Shane
Tyler Baum ... Armand
Raymond Kowalski ... Brandon
Joseph Stephens ... Emmanuel (as Joey Stephens)
Paul C. Hill Jr. ... Man Who Buys Car
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erin Fisher ... Ticket Girl #1

Libertad Green ... Drunk Girl at Party
Samantha Hayford ... Hot Girl at Party #4
Melvyn Wallace ... Tournament MC announcer (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jody Hill 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ben Best  written by
Jody Hill  written by
Danny McBride  written by

Produced by
Jennifer Chikes .... producer
David C. Cook .... associate producer
Erin Gates .... producer
Jody Hill .... producer
Paul Hill .... executive producer
Robbie Hill .... producer
Todd Ulman .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
The Dynamite Brothers 
Pyramid 
 
Cinematography by
Brian Mandle 
 
Film Editing by
Zene Baker 
Jeff Seibenick 
 
Production Design by
Randy Gambill 
 
Art Direction by
Gia Ruiz 
 
Costume Design by
Johnna Lynn Gross 
 
Makeup Department
Emily Kwong .... hair stylist
Emily Kwong .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeff Fradley .... second unit director
Jonathan Grubbs .... second assistant director
Derek Patten .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Erin Fisher .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
David Barber .... dialogue editor
David Barber .... sound re-recording mixer
Jean-Michel Beranger .... french dubbing mixer
Ryan Blaine .... sound
Melissa Bylsma .... sound coordinator
Gonzalo Espinoza .... adr supervisor (as Bino Espinoza)
Gonzalo Espinoza .... foley supervisor (as Bino Espinoza)
Gonzalo Espinoza .... foley
Joe Garten .... sound assistant
Sean Gray .... dialogue assistant
David Kitchens .... foley artist
David Kitchens .... sound supervisor
Greg Krueger .... sound effects editor
Kimberly Quigley .... sound coordinator (as Kimberly Brennecke)
Ken Skoglund .... sound effects editor
Joseph Stephens .... sound (as Joey Stephens)
Jason Street .... boom operator
Keith Wells .... sound coordinator
Ben Zarai .... sound re-recording mixer
Ben Zarai .... supervising sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Vincent Lavares .... data manager: Laser Pacific
Ryan Wieber .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Jeremy Johnson .... stunt double
Andrew Mcdowell .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Scott Duvall .... grip
Jeremy Grant .... grip
Patrick Holley .... grip
Marie Ilene .... grip (as Marie Kennell)
Chase Livengood .... gaffer
David Martin .... assistant camera
Katherine Murray-Satchell .... second assistant camera
Troy Taylor .... electrician
 
Editorial Department
Zene Baker .... supervising editor
Nancy Fuller .... digital intermediate project manager
Joseph M. Gonzalez .... assistant editor
Chris Jacobson .... colorist
Jason King .... post-production assistant
Bill Missett .... on-line editor
Stacey Sexton .... assistant editor
Byron Smith .... digital intermediate project manager
 
Music Department
Milton Hopkins .... music clearance and licensing
 
Other crew
Alexis DeHart .... talent coordinator
Will Ferrell .... presenter
Erin McInnis .... production coordinator
Adam McKay .... presenter
Molly Somerville .... script supervisor
Michael Taing .... key set production assistant
 
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Chad Benton .... thanks
 

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Rated R for strong language and some sexual content
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USA:85 min
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Trivia:
The title is a literal English translation of Tae Kwon Do.See more »
Quotes:
Fred Simmons:Well, I rebuilt the engine about a year ago. New tires, new brakes. Gotten this baby up to 157 on the open highway, plus there were 2,000 rpm's left. It's a very special car. It means a lot to me. And sure I wanna sell it, I wanna get rid of it, but that doesn't mean I'm gonna unload it on any little yahoo that comes in here off the street, thinking this car's neat-o. I wanna check your credentials. I gotta know what kind of man you are. Why don't you tell me a little bit about yourself?
Man Who Buys Car:Well, I've always wanted to drive a car like this, since I was a teenager. I've got two kids, and I've got debt up to my ass. My wife said she'd divorce me if I wasted my money on this. I don't care, I want it anyway.
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37 out of 62 people found the following review useful.
Funny, low-budget film about a Taekwondo's instructors life, 23 May 2006
Author: simonl_74 from United States

This film made me laugh a lot which is rare. It's an original (and let's face it that's rare) subject and was made in just 19 days shot in North Carolina. It's low budget and has some endearing characters (some of the kids rock) in it. It also actually shows people how they look in real life e.g. acne on their face which is quite shocking in itself as we usually only see pixel perfect complexions. The characters maybe stereotypical and shallow but who cares when the main aim is for laughs? The main character (according to my girlfriend) is reminiscent of Ricky Gervais in the Office (Brit comedy) but he always remains likable. I hope these actors and directors will make it big one day and you can impress / annoy by saying how you saw them in their early days. If you want some good laughs and an original subject matter then go see this film.

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McBride reminded me of my own Martial Arts Instructor... reelstonerviews
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