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Witless Protection (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 22 February 2008 (USA)
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The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and ... See full summary »

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Sheriff Smoot
J. David Moeller ...
Elmer
Will Clinger ...
Bo
Omar Dykes ...
Gus (as Omar Kent Dykes)
Reno Collier ...
Tater
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Ricardo Bodi
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Norm
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Omar
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The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago but are later found to be on the take and are villains who are bent on killing her. Written by anonymous

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Protecting America's assets.

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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22 February 2008 (USA)  »

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$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,116,692 (USA) (22 February 2008)

Gross:

$4,131,640 (USA) (14 March 2008)
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Just before the vomit scene on the side of the road, Madeleine changes the stereo in Larry's truck from opera/classical to rap. The scene shows music changing, while she is using the volume control - not the channel selector. See more »

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References The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) See more »

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Symphony No. 9 'Choral' - 4th movt. ('Ode to Joy')
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loaded with redneck humor
8 August 2009 | by (TN) – See all my reviews

If you are a fan of the redneck then you will love this movie. Larry the cable guy plays the ultimate country, hick deputy. First he has a hot girlfriend, played by Jenny Mccarthy, which makes you wonder how he could land a girl like her, but that's before she starts talking. She loves all his critters too. Larry sees this hot blond, Madeleine, come in with several suits in a black SUV. His first thought is she's been kidnapped, so he kidnaps her. They get chased by the FBI all the way up to Chicago. Madeleine is a witness. Larry thinks the FBI guys with her are corrupt. He basically gets all these ideas from watching TV shows like cops. And Madedleine has some sort of key and they are looking for a computer disk. It was sort of confusing.

Basically, if you watch this, forget about the plot because the movie is all about the redneck jokes. While I didn't find it LOL, it was still amusing. Better than a lot of comedies.

FINAL VERDICT: If you like " you might be a redneck if"jokes, then this movie is right up your alley. If you don't like hill billy's then, I say skip this film.


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