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Epic Movie (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Comedy  |  26 January 2007 (USA)
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A comedic satire of films that are large in scope, reputation and popularity

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Susan Pervertsky (as Faune Chambers)
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Four troubled orphans from four separate movie scenarios who are bound together in a wacky chocolate factory after receiving golden tickets to go on an 'epic adventure.' After they escape from the clutches of a very scary Willy Wonka they discover the magical world of 'Gnarnia' through an enchanted wardrobe. There they must seek the help of a randy lion, a hoard of mutants from the x academy, students of witchcraft and wizardry, funky swash-buckling pirates and a mischievous beaver to defeat the evil white bitch! Written by MovieMagic

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From 2 of the 6 writers of "Scary Movie" See more »


Adventure | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language and some comic violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 January 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bob Bailey  »

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Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,612,544 (USA) (26 January 2007)


$39,737,645 (USA) (27 April 2007)

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Technical Specs


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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Edward is the only character whose name differs from the original character from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005). The original character's name is Edmund, not Edward. See more »


When Willy has his arms around the children, you can see the top of his walking stick on the right. In the next shot, it's on the left. See more »


[first lines]
Narrator: This is the story of four orphans brought together by fate. They didn't know it yet, but there was something more greater in store for them, something epic.
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Crazy Credits

Multiple positions/titles are misspelled (intentionally) (seen in theaters
  • unknown if this is included in DVD)

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Art of War
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Julian Davis, Vincent Alfieri and Aaron Sandlofer
Performed by SWJ featuring Sizzle C
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
By Arrangement with format
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26 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After watching this movie, I just couldn't stop talking about it. Mind you, not in the sense that someone can't stop talking about a great book or show, but more along the line of how someone can't stop talking about their colonoscopy during a diner conversation. In other words, after seeing this you can't help but try and remove the stain it left on your very soul by vomiting out the experience onto others.

This movie entered with the tag line of being "written by two of the six writers of 'Scary Movie'!" What they forgot to mention is that the two who wrote it were only responsible for writing the credits and all the jokes deleted for the sake of not causing mass suicide. Put more delicately, this movie almost makes Pootie Tang look Oscar worthy, which ironically enough was made fun of in the last Scary Movie for being horrid. Coincidence? Yeah, not even some sort of Karma dealing fiend would wish this movie upon the world.

"So," you ask, "What makes it so bad?" I bet your thinking that all of the funny stuff was in the previews, right? No, actually there was no funny content in the previews at all, it just seemed that way when taken out of the context of the movie. Much the same way "Hogan's Heroes" was funny to people who weren't in Auschwitz during the Holocaust, the previews are funny to those who haven't seen the movie. When you actually see the movie, you start to ask, "Why was that funny in the preview?" The answer: You can see pretty flowers if you ignore the fact that they are growing from the corpse of a man who died during a freak green house accident.

Do yourself a favor, rent a History channel documentary on the history of documentaries and hit yourself in the head with a hammer. It'll be twice as funny, make three times more sense, and be only a fifth as painful.

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