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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
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Gus (as Omar Kent Dykes)
Reno Collier ...
Tater
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Ricardo Bodi
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Dan Waller ...
Agent Orange / MIB #1
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MIB #2 (as Rick Lefevour)
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MIB #3 (as Joe Caballero)
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Norm
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Omar
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TSA Woman
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Storyline

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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sheriff | fbi | shotgun | possum | polo | See All (6) »

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Protecting America's assets.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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22 February 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Astynomos gia klammata  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$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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Better Than What Other Reviewers Say
17 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I decided to watch this movie despite all of the bad reviews. It's a good thing I saw one review that said otherwise. I agree with that one single review out of all the reviews. It is definitely not a bad movie at all. I was laughing a lot while watching this movie and that doesn't happen to often with me. I've watched movies with high ratings only to feel like my time was stolen from me. So don't go by all the negative reviews that you see. I am not one of those that enjoy slapstick comedies much but this one has a thumbs up from me. Larry the Cable Guy was great in this movie. Although it was not believable (I watch movies to escape from reality) it was a humdinger.


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