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

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26 January 2007 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$39,737,645 (USA) (27 April 2007)
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Crispin Glover plays Willy, a spoof of Johnny Depp's portrayal of Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). Glover and Depp previously worked together in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) and Dead Man (1995) and later in Alice in Wonderland (2010). See more »

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Please refer to reviews on Date Movie
24 January 2007 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Some movies are funny, some are not. This movie may be funny to you, if you liked Date Movie, since both films are pretty much the same in cast and script quality.

Epic Movie is a loosely strung together collection of slap-stick comedy sketches based on various epic movies (Pirates of the Caribbean, Nacho Libre, Chronicles of Narnia, X-Men, Superman, etc...) so it's probably helpful if you have seen a few of the epics this movie takes off at, to understand the jokes used. (If you've seen the clips during MTV video awards, you get the idea on the kind of jokes I'm referring to). Epic Movie tries to cash in on the Scary Movie, Date Movie, "Movie" Movie franchise, but doesn't measure up to the originality shown in the Scary Movie series.

It doesn't take a genius to recommend that you save your box-office ticket money, and if you're interested, wait for the DVD, since this isn't an essential big screen movie.


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