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Release Date:
22 February 2008 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Protecting America's assets.
Plot:
The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
PG-13, Redefined!!! See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Larry the Cable Guy ... Deputy Larry Stalder

Richard Bull ... Sheriff Smoot
J. David Moeller ... Elmer
Will Clinger ... Bo

Omar Dykes ... Gus (as Omar Kent Dykes)
Reno Collier ... Tater

Jenny McCarthy ... Connie

Yaphet Kotto ... Ricardo Bodi

Ivana Milicevic ... Madeleine
Dan Waller ... Agent Orange / MIB #1

Rick Le Fevour ... MIB #2 (as Rick Lefevour)

Joseph Luis Caballero ... MIB #3 (as Joe Caballero)

Sean Bridgers ... Norm

Gerry Bednob ... Omar

Claudia Michelle Wallace ... TSA Woman
Emir Yonzon ... TSA Supervisor
Gary Tippett ... TSA Dog Handler
Jesse Dabson ... TSA Expert

Peter Stormare ... Arthur Grimsley
Jessica Grace Orr ... Vibiana (as Jessica Orr)

Kurt Naebig ... Mark Bedell

Eric Roberts ... Wilford Duvall
Michael Carner ... Young Boy

Joe Mantegna ... Dr. Rondog 'Doc' Savage

Gail Rastorfer ... Morgana

Lynnette Gaza ... Lillian Grimoire
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bethany Benz

Tommy Bartlett ... Polo Match Guest (uncredited)

Steve Christopher ... Butcher (uncredited)

Cyn Dulay ... Mansion Guest (uncredited)
Kyle Hillman ... Chicago Police Officer (uncredited)

Tara Ketterer ... Beauty Queen (uncredited)

Tim Krueger ... Polo Soiree Attendee (uncredited)

Joseph Lazicki ... Cowboy (uncredited)

Angelina Lyubomirova ... Pretty Secretary (uncredited)

Barbara Elizabeth Maleski ... Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)

Brittany Mason ... Grimsley's pool girl (uncredited)
Greg McAleer ... Alley Bum (uncredited)

Abi McKenzie ... Kid in Parade (uncredited)

James Pusztay ... Biker (uncredited)
Henry Sandifer ... Young FBI Agent (uncredited)

Gary Sedlock ... Wealthy Partygoer at Mansion (uncredited)
Amit Shah ... Party Guest (uncredited)

John Stacho ... Memphis Police Officer Airport (uncredited)
Chauncey Taylor ... Grimsley / Polo Party Guest (uncredited)

Charles E Tiedje ... Hometown Hero (uncredited)
Lisa Wolf ... Parade Participant (uncredited)

Directed by
Charles Robert Carner 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Charles Robert Carner (screenplay)

Charles Robert Carner (story) &
Alan C. Blomquist (story) (as Alan Blomquist)

Produced by
Alan C. Blomquist .... producer (as Alan Blomquist)
Thomas J. Busch .... executive producer (as Thomas Busch)
Maggie Houlehan .... associate producer
Jennifer Novak .... associate producer
Tom Ortenberg .... executive producer
J.P. Williams .... producer
 
Original Music by
Eric Allaman 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Goi 
 
Film Editing by
Marc Leif 
 
Casting by
Debbie George 
Libby Goldstein 
Junie Lowry-Johnson 
 
Production Design by
Cabot McMullen 
 
Art Direction by
David Tennenbaum 
 
Set Decoration by
Lisa Wolff 
 
Costume Design by
Susan Kaufmann 
 
Makeup Department
Karen Lynn Accattato .... makeup department head
Alicja Klosek .... additional hair stylist
Ross Martucci .... key makeup artist
Pamela Milone-McLaughlin .... hair department head
Joyce Taft .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Thomas J. Busch .... unit production manager
Wileen Dragovan .... assistant unit production manager
Jeffrey M. Rose .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wendi Lampassi .... first assistant director: second unit
Wendi Lampassi .... key second assistant director
Michael T. McNerney .... second assistant director: second unit
John Nelson .... first assistant director
Courtney Rowe .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Stephanie Barkley .... art department coordinator
Tom Castronovo .... graphic designer
Jeno Dellicolli .... gang boss
Anthony Joseph Fatigato .... painter
Nathan Mack .... carpenter
Tom Osman .... set carpenter
Tyler Osman .... construction coordinator
Charles E Tiedje .... props
Timothy W. Tiedje .... property master
Holly Todd .... on-set dresser
Jessica Voogd .... buyer
Käthe Walton .... props
Desi Wolff .... buyer
Rob Yale .... assistant property master
Josh Zylstra .... leadman
 
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Ethan Beigel .... adr mixer
Karl Dondlinger .... cable person
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Gary Gegan .... sound re-recording mixer
Derek Hanson .... sound intern
Frederick Howard .... supervising sound editor
Jason Johnston .... boom operator
Steve LeSieur .... assistant sound editor
Chris Navarro .... adr mixer
Matthew Reale .... sound mixing recordist
Kevin Skaggs .... digital sound transfer engineer
Scott D. Smith .... sound mixer
Lucy Sustar .... foley mixer
Mandell Winter .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Ron Bolanowski .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Christopher Dusendschon .... digital imaging supervisor: iO FILM
Kevin Kutchaver .... visual effects supervisor: HimAnI Productions, Inc.
Mia Lavezzi .... digital restoration artist
Iain Marcks .... digital imaging technician: iO FILM (as Iain Stasukevich)
Jon Terada .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Robert G. Beck .... stunt actor
Tobiasz Daszkiewicz .... stunt performer
Mark Harper .... stunts
Rick Le Fevour .... stunt coordinator
Tom Lowell .... stunts
Daniel Maldonado .... stunt double: Gerry Bednob
Carl Paoli .... stunt double: Eric Roberts
Linda Perlin .... stunt double
Kevin Sorensen .... stunt double
Tommie Turvey .... stunts
Tommy Mack Turvey .... stunts (as Tommy Turvey)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joe Carpita .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Lisa Clauson .... camera production assistant
Joseph Czerw .... lighting technician
Jaime Dawkins .... grip
Michael James Fahey .... grip
Jeffery Garland .... second assistant camera
Chris Glomp .... electrician
Andrew Lostumo .... grip
Mike Lubomski .... grip: Chicago
Darryl Miller .... key grip
Peter Morenz .... film loader
Spencer M. Rohan .... grip
Matt Setnes .... camera intern
Dean M. Simmon .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Michael Stumpf .... camera operator: "a" camera
Karina Teismann .... electrician
Scott Thiele .... dolly grip: "a" camera
Sam Urdank .... still photographer
Dave Wightman .... first assistant camera
Alex Willson .... electrician
Jeff Tomcho .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Darlene R. Hunt .... extras casting
Sharon D. King .... casting
Rachel Komar .... extras casting
Zon M. Pickens-Dumas .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laura Freeman .... set costumer
Steven Frendreis .... costumer
Alyson Hancey .... costume supervisor
Rachael Ohman .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Mato .... color timer
Michael Mintz .... colorist: video mastering
Christine Seino .... assistant on-line editor
 
Music Department
Kyle Kenneth Batter .... music editor
Omar Dykes .... composer: additional music (as Omar Kent Dykes)
Rudy Guess .... composer: additional music
Craig Stull .... composer: additional music
Gary Tharp .... additional music mixer
 
Transportation Department
Calvin Chin .... transportation coordinator
Carla Klein .... driver
Gracie Klein .... driver
Chris Musick .... driver
 
Other crew
Rudra Banerji .... key set production assistant
Nicole Basile .... accounting clerk
Adam Boor .... assistant location manager
Harold Caldwell .... payroll accountant
Jonelle Castillo .... additional office production assistant
Danny Cavada .... additional office production assistant
David Gianneschi Sr. .... electronic press kit crew
Joel Goldes .... dialect coach: pre-production
Jason Grainger .... production assistant
Darrel Guilbeau .... adr loop group
Benny Harris .... assistant: Mr. Stormare
Benny Harris .... dialect assistant: Peter Stormare
Benny Harris .... on set dialect coach
Martin L. Hudson .... assistant location manager
Shea Kammer .... post-production accountant
Rosa Yang Kato .... location manager
Joseph Lazicki .... body double: Eric Roberts
Joseph Lazicki .... stand-in: Eric Roberts
Curtis Leopardo .... production assistant
Omar McClinton .... production coordinator
Terry Mettger .... production accountant
Jason Negron .... craft service foreman
Stefan Nikolov .... assistant location manager
Sara Nudelman .... assistant production coordinator
Martina O'Boyle .... production assistant
Adam Palya .... set production assistant
Eugene Parker .... stand-in: Yaphet Kotto
Paul Rathburn .... chef
Adam Slutsky .... additional set production assistant
Adrienne Swan .... first assistant accountant
Tara N. Thomson .... office production assistant
Valerie Walbrandt .... key production office assistant
Claire Wiegand .... assistant: Mr. Carner
Käthe Walton .... first assistant accountant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
David Was .... the producers wish to thank
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for crude and sex-related humor
Runtime:
USA:97 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Netherlands:12 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:NC-16 | Sweden:11 (DVD rating) | USA:PG-13 (certificate #43912)
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Goofs:
Continuity: When Larry and Madeleine are sitting on the barge and she is done fixing her makeup, she puts her mirror into her purse twice.See more »
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Die Laughing! (2008) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
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83 out of 128 people found the following review useful.
PG-13, Redefined!!!, 11 March 2008
Author: Jashmid from United Kingdom

In a nutshell, Witless Protection offends anyone with the minimum IQ of a shoe! That's about it. If you're still interested and want to know what my reasons are, keep reading...

I'm a 28 years old white English man with no religious preference and a skin as thick as a rhino when it comes to sense of humour and tolerance for bad jokes and sarcasm. I watched Witless Protection with the one intention: to have a silly laugh while eating greasy Chinese take away.

Believe it or not, I've always found these retarded redneck flicks kind of funny. But good God, this movie is far from funny, let alone retarded!!! I lasted about 20 minutes. I'm now here typing this. Chinese was delicious, by the way. Thanks for asking! I'm truly amazed how they actually let this go public. Fair enough, the guy is a fat redneck racist. That's none of my business. It is my business however, to at least be surprised when I see him reaching for the microphone so easily. How is it that none of the good Christians - who are so afraid of breasts and wet kisses - find the non-stop racism in Witless Protection to be suitable for over 13 is beyond me! Hypocrisy at it's best, that's what this is.

I'd like to see the reaction when this junk gets a DVD release here in the UK. But then again, does anybody really give a stuff?! I doubt it!

If you're still here reading, for the love of mankind, don't let your kids watch this utter rubbish. Please.

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