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Pretty Ugly People (2008)

R | | Comedy | 12 April 2008 (USA)
Lucy has always used food to escape life's problems, but when this self-titled "fat friend" lures her group of old college buddies to the Montana wilderness, she reveals a new self - skinny, beautiful and still flawed.

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Former college chums gather for what they think is their fat friend's dying last days, but they instead find her celebrating the last few days before reaching her target weight loss at a mountain lodge with a subsequent hiking trip planned for them all. Though it's the woman's long-held dream journey that she wanted to take with her best friends, the others, largely, can't get over the feeling of being duped, with everyone's emotional baggage breaking out awkwardly all along their forced and uncomfortable three-day hike back to civilization. Written by statmanjeff

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Is losing the weight worth losing your friends?

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Rated R for sexual content, brief graphic nudity, pervasive language, and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Becky is shopping at the Orange Street Market, which is in Missoula, MT. In the next scene she is seen flying on an airplane to Missoula. See more »

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Mary: Um, black people haven't been campin' since the underground railroad, and you ain't Harriet Tubman.
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Performed by Langhorne Slim and the War Eagles
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Holy Awfulness
21 October 2010 | by (Fort Wayne, Indiana) – See all my reviews

Bad movie.

REALLY bad movie. Did an adult make this?

Bums me out that loads and loads of money and work go into what is essentially no more than a blatant Todd Solondz-inspired, mean spirited comedy full of cliché characters and obvious jokes and story lines.

Wait, did I say "Todd Solondz-inspired?" Ha. How nice of me. This is a Todd Solondz rip-off. Waste of money. Waste of time. Piece of s**t. Imagine if the guys who own McDonalds attempted to rip-off Todd and you'll have a pretty good idea of how much soul this film has.

Really, though, I can't help but shed a little tear for the film US industry whenever I see a movie like this. Actual adults put their time and money into this project. Bad humor. Bad writing. Bad acting. Great resources. For every $20,000 spent on a film like this, there is a unique indie film maker out there wishing he/she could catch a break.


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