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Kabluey (2007)

 -  Comedy  -  25 June 2007 (USA)
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Inept Salman comes to help his sister-in-law tend to his holy terror nephews while Salman's brother is off fighting in Iraq. Salman must take a humiliating job as a giant blue corporate ... See full summary »

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Inept Salman comes to help his sister-in-law tend to his holy terror nephews while Salman's brother is off fighting in Iraq. Salman must take a humiliating job as a giant blue corporate mascot in order to help make ends meet and hold the family together. Written by Ryan Peterson

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Every family has a black sheep. This one is blue.

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual material including a crude reference, and brief strong language

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$7,373 (USA) (4 July 2008)

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$83,398 (USA) (24 October 2008)
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Characters "Cameron" and "Lincoln" are based on the Director's real life nephews Wilson and Logan. The real boys appear alongside the child actors portraying them in the large birthday party scene. See more »

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Leslie says that her husband is deployed with the National Guard and that if she does not return to work soon, her children will lose their health insurance. Part of her husband's mobilization training would have included a briefing for the unit's spouses on the benefits they (and their children) would be entitled to while their soldiers were deployed, including enrollment in the (free) military family health insurance program Tricare. Even if Leslie chose not to attend the briefing, her husband would have been aware of the availability of Tricare to her and the children and would have told her about it. Even if by some calamity he didn't tell her about, someone from the unit's family support organization (the Family Readiness Group) would have told Leslie about the availability of Tricare. Why didn't she just enroll her family in Tricare? See more »

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Cameron: I am going to kill you.
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The last time I laughed this hard I was watching a silent movie!!!
21 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had really thought great slapstick comedy was a lost art, one that I'd have to go to DVD's of Chaplin, Keaton and Lloyd to experience. Then I saw "Kabluey." For the first half of the film I was laughing my head off, not only at the sheer outrageousness of it all but also at Scott Prendergast's brilliance at building gag on top of gag, making you laugh harder at each one until by the end of his "stack" you're literally screaming with joy. The second half slowed down a little but also proved that Prendergast could do pathos, and the ending is as heartbreaking as anything by Chaplin. There've been a few comedians in the modern era who showed they COULD have ranked with the stars of the past (Robin Williams, Jim Carrey), but Williams got stuck into too many overstuffed vehicles and Carrey seems to have been penalized by his audience every time he tried to reach beyond fart humor. Let's hope Scott Prendergast keeps making simple, unpretentious and utterly hilarious movies like this.


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