Two school kids who are best friends are drinking on the side of a river. One friend bets the other that he can't swim across the river and "Reach The Rock". The friend takes the bet and ... See full summary »
When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary.
Homeless veteran Bob 'Drillbit' Taylor manages to enjoy life anyhow and even saves some cash for his dream, an 'all-paid' move to Alaska, even if that may take many years. His dream comes within reach when clever nerd Wade, has fat friend Ryan 'T-dog' and cocky shrimp Jim, all new to high-school, are bullied so badly by emancipated Filkins and his buddies that they advertise for a bodyguard. Only Drillbit seems affordable and not crazy, so he's hired and drains their pocket-money and home content. He's clueless how to protect them but gives them (bogus) self-defense classes. Written by
Both Wade and Ryan say "What have I just done?" at different points in the film. See more »
When Wade approaches Brooke during lunch there is a girl in a pink top sitting next to Brooke. In the next cut the girl in pink is no longer sitting there. There are two other girls sitting on the opposite side of the table as Brooke so that Wade can sit down. See more »
The end credits show a scene of a kid walking into the nurses office asking for help (similar to what Drillbit did when he got punched). Drillbit appears as the school nurse, who then asks the kid who punched him and promising him it will "never happen again". See more »
A very unfunny comedy starring Owen Wilson as a bum who is hired by a trio of high school nerds to protect them from the school bully. Along the way, Wilson teaches them a series of life lessons. It all ends with a battle royal with the bully and his buddies, and as such is similar to several other teen-oriented flicks from an earlier era, like MY BODYGUARD, WEIRD SCIENCE and THREE O'CLOCK HIGH. Wilson is just plain terrible, and the three child actors playing the nerds aren't very convincing. Some violence and sexual situations save it from total ruin, but again this is just a rehash of other teen-oriented movies, everyone of them better than this.
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