When Hanky Pranky (alias Schucks), star of a candid camera TV show, loses his job to affirmative action, he applies for a job at a stress academy. It's not long before Schucks discovers his... See full summary »
Tolla van der Merwe
Schuks Tshabalala (Leon Schuster) and his sidekick, Shorty (Alfred Ntombela), are tasked with making a movie to promote tourism to South Africa. Instead this is a comedy loaded with pranks and zany dialogue.
As children, Rhino and Zulu were best friends, until an incident causes them to go their separate ways. They meet up again as adults when Zulu, who has spent years in the United States, has... See full summary »
I first saw this movie when it came out in 2004 and thought it was very funny. Then I realised it was funny to only a certain extent. I also discovered early on how tight the budget for this film was. If you're a huge fan of Shuster, then by all means watch this film over and over again. If your not, watch it once, then return it. Trust me, if you watch it twice the Term, 'Bad Movie' is redifined. Go to your local DVD store today and check out this film but return it as soon as the film is over. Watching it once will give you enough laughs, but twice kills the whole thing as the jokes already feel old and boring. If you do not like this Shuster movie then try and find Panic Mechanic, which has twice the laughs and a much better storyline.
Overall I can conclude saying Leon Shuster is an excellent prankster but sometimes goes overboard. Like i said, go see this movie if you are South African.
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