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Writers (WGA):
Andy Stock (written by) &
Rick Stempson (written by)
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14 August 2009 (USA) See more »
Used-car liquidator Don Ready is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Jeremy Piven ... Don Ready

Ving Rhames ... Jibby Newsome

James Brolin ... Ben Selleck

David Koechner ... Brent Gage

Kathryn Hahn ... Babs Merrick

Ed Helms ... Paxton Harding

Jordana Spiro ... Ivy Selleck

Tony Hale ... Wade Zooha

Ken Jeong ... Teddy Dang

Rob Riggle ... Peter Selleck

Alan Thicke ... Stu Harding

Charles Napier ... Dick Lewiston

Jonathan Sadowski ... Blake

Noureen DeWulf ... Heather

Wendie Malick ... Tammy Selleck

Craig Robinson ... DeeJay

Bryan Callen ... Jason Big Ups!

Joey Kern ... Ricky Big Ups!

Kristen Schaal ... Stewardess Stacey

Chris Gartin ... Selleck Customer - Husband

Jessica St. Clair ... Selleck Customer - Wife

Mary Castro ... Stripper
Gary Sanchez ... Passenger Mariachi

Matt Walsh ... Captain Ortiz
Samantha Albert ... Selleck Auto Trader Customer

Ian Roberts ... Selleck Customer - Gary

Jean Villepique ... Selleck Customer - Mother

Brooke Lenzi ... Karaoke Pretty Girl
Morgan Murphy ... Karaoke Bartender
Gwen Stewart ... McDermott Angel
Courtney Alain Bradshaw ... McDermott Angel (as Courtney Bradshaw)

T.J. Miller ... Cessna Jim

Molly Erdman ... Selleck Customer of Zooha

Paul Lieberstein ... Selleck Last Customer
Erica Vittina Phillips ... Selleck Customer - Teddy
Sabrina Renata Maahs ... Don's Stripper (as Sabrina Maahs)
Brianne Van Cuyck ... Brent's Stripper
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Don Abernathy ... Car Buyer (uncredited)
David Bantly ... Selleck Salesman #1 (uncredited)
Bambi Birnbaum ... Screaming Customer (uncredited)
Jason Castle ... Rioter (uncredited)

David Cohen ... Rioter (uncredited)

Ivonnah Erskine ... Gypsy (uncredited)

Will Ferrell ... McDermott (uncredited)

Gina Gershon ... (uncredited)
Jennifer Harkins-Sklov ... Stripper / Dancer (uncredited)
Austin Honaker ... That Guy in the Riot (uncredited)
Kayla Laws ... Enraged Teen (uncredited)
Itai Levin ... Customer / Rioter (uncredited)

Cheryl Lyone ... Excited Customer (uncredited)

Alan Mueting ... Customer / Rioter (uncredited)

Bradley Steven Perry ... Young Don Ready (uncredited)

Vanessa Ross ... Sapphire (uncredited)

Danielle Souza ... Customer (uncredited)

Brennan Taylor ... Karaoke Patron (uncredited)

Kulap Vilaysack ... Blowout Customer #2 (uncredited)

Nancy Young ... Customer / Rioter (uncredited)
Juliana Zanville ... Crazy Customer (uncredited)
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Directed by
Neal Brennan 
Writing credits
Andy Stock (written by) &
Rick Stempson (written by)

Produced by
Owen Burke .... associate producer
Will Ferrell .... producer
Chris Henchy .... producer
Adam McKay .... producer
Kevin J. Messick .... producer (as Kevin Messick)
Louise Rosner .... executive producer
Original Music by
Lyle Workman 
Cinematography by
Daryn Okada (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Michael Jablow 
Kevin Tent 
Casting by
Jennifer Euston 
Allison Jones 
Production Design by
Stefania Cella 
Art Direction by
Robert W. Joseph 
Set Decoration by
Roya Parivar 
Costume Design by
Mary Jane Fort 
Makeup Department
Simone Almekias-Siegl .... makeup department head
Mustaque M. Ashrafi .... additional makeup artist (as Mustaq Ashrafi)
Nanci Cascio .... key hair stylist
Bridget Cook .... hair department head (as Bridget M. Cook)
Allan Cooke .... dental prosthetics
Gabriel De Cunto .... key makeup artist
Peggy Semtob .... additional hair stylist
Production Management
Ralph Bertelle .... executive in charge of production
Louise Rosner .... production manager
Richard Stirling .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William Paul Clark .... assistant director
Juana Franklin .... second assistant director
Melinda Johnson .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Kristen Davis .... set designer
Nicole Dome .... property person
Casey W. Engelhardt .... art department coordinator
Carmine Goglia .... stand-by painter
Glen Hall .... assistant props
Edward A. Ioffreda .... graphic artist
Jim Landis .... first assistant property master
Martin L. Mercer .... storyboard artist
Lanie Mimikakis .... assistant props
Larry Morgan .... carpenter
Matt Sazzman .... carpenter
Tim Schultz .... property master
Bryan Turk .... propmaker foreman
Daniel Turk .... construction coordinator
John Warner .... leadman
Erica Wernick .... graphic designer: props
Whit Vogel .... additional graphics (uncredited)
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Scott Cannizzaro .... adr mixer
Lawrence L. Commans .... boom operator
Mark Fay .... sound utility
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Gary Gegan .... sound re-recording mixer
Justin Herman .... sound engineer
Patrick Hogan .... dialogue editor
Matthew Iadarola .... supervising re-recording mixer
Pamela Kahn .... foley artist
Susan Kurtz .... dialogue editor
Jared Marshack .... sound mixing recordist
Todd Murakami .... sound effects editor
Chris Navarro .... adr mixer
Rodrigo Ortiz-Parraga .... sound engineer
Andy Sisul .... first assistant sound editor
Lucy Sustar .... foley mixer
Shawn Sykora .... supervising foley editor
Robert Ulrich .... supervising dialogue & adr editor
Mark Weingarten .... sound mixer
Richard E. Yawn .... supervising sound editor
Special Effects by
Rich E. Cordobes .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Mandy Arnold .... digital restoration artist
Alex Gitler .... digital compositor
Heather Elisa Hill .... visual effects project manager: CIS Hollywood
Sadie D. Johnson .... digital intermediate assistant producer
David Van Dyke .... visual effects producer: CIS Hollywood
Karla Ventocilla .... digital artist
Shane Cook .... compositor: CIS Hollywood (uncredited)
Troy Bellinghausen .... stunts
Gianni Biasetti Sr. .... skydiving supervisor (as Gianni Biasetti)
Gianni Biasetti Sr. .... stunt rigger (as Gianni Biasetti)
Deck Braun .... stunt performer
Eddie Braun .... stunts
Joe Bucaro III .... stunt double
Rico Burgos .... utility stunts
Harry Daniels .... stunt performer
Max Daniels .... stunt performer
Greg Dela Riva .... utility stunts
Eddy Donno .... stunt performer
Tony Donno .... stunts
Tom Elliott .... stunts
Michael Endoso .... stunt performer
Terra Grant .... stunt performer
Zac Henry .... stunt rigger
Zac Henry .... utility stunts
Brian Knutson .... stunts
Tony Lazzara .... stunt performer
Rob Mars .... stunt double: T.J. Miller
Conrad E. Palmisano .... stunt performer
Victory Palmisano .... stunt performer
Chuck Picerni Jr. .... stunt coordinator
Charlie Picerni .... stunts
Steve Picerni .... stunt performer
Steve Stafford .... aerial coordinator
Steve Stafford .... stunt pilot
John Tamburro .... helicopter stunt pilot
Philip Tan .... stunt double
Nancy Young .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Adcock .... camera operator: "a" camera
Norman Ash .... electrician
Nico Bally .... remote head technician
Kevin Britton .... assistant camera
James B. Crawford .... gaffer
Gary Dagg .... key grip
Daniel Dorowsky .... fixtures
Sam Emerson .... still photographer
John C. Flinn IV .... assistant camera
Paul Hazard .... best boy electric
Julie Helton .... second assistant camera
Douglas S. Holgate .... aerial director of photography
J. Steven Matzinger .... camera operator: "b" camera
Jim McComas .... lighting technician
John Murphy .... dolly grip
Darin Necessary .... first assistant camera
Ron Newburn .... lighting technician
Jesse Olivares .... key video assist engineer
Jens Piotrowski .... Steadicam operator
Forrest Sandefer .... grip
Jeremy Settles .... camera operator
Joseph T. Terranova .... set lighting technician
Patrick Albani .... camera production assistant (uncredited)
Curt B. Walheim .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Angela Campolla-Sanders .... casting assistant
Ben Harris .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Yaa Boaa Aning .... set costumer
Phyllis Corcoran-Woods .... costume supervisor
Rebecca M. Graves .... costume assistant
Jim Hansen .... costumer
Ric Spencer .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Cameron Arguelles .... breakdown editor
Vaune Kirby Frechette .... first assistant editor
Ryan Helsley .... digital intermediate producer
David Marks .... first assistant editor
Harry Muller .... color timer
Mike Sowa .... digital intermediate colorist
Jay Steinberg .... on-line editor
Music Department
Bryan Carrigan .... digital score recordist
Chris Fogel .... music scoring mixer
Matt Franko .... music preparation
M.B. Gordy .... musician: Percussion
Mark Graham .... head of music preparation
Dave Jordan .... music supervisor
Fred Kron .... orchestrator
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Jason Ruder .... temp music editor
Mike Sawitzke .... pro tools operator
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
John Ashton Thomas .... conductor
John Ashton Thomas .... orchestrator
Rebekah Touma .... music coordinator
Jojo Villanueva .... music supervisor
Erica Weis .... music editor
Richard Ziegler .... music editor
Aron Pinsky .... music clearances (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Ronald Arthur Baker .... transportation
Denny Caira .... transportation coordinator
Kevin Caira .... driver
Jayson Chang .... transportation office coordinator
Wallace Frick .... transportation captain
Alex E. Burns .... transportation: re-shoots (uncredited)
Other crew
Laura Bagano .... key craft service
Mike Barry .... assistant location manager
Paul Becker .... choreographer
Colin Borden .... production assistant: reshoots
Ericka Bryce .... supervising medic
Joe Camp .... head animal wrangler
Will Casey .... unit publicist
Gregory Cebulski .... production assistant
John Chisholm .... welfare/studio teacher
Jennifer Clark .... first assistant accountant
Dennis Curlett Jr. .... production assistant
David Diamond .... location manager
Gabrielle Eisenstadt .... production assistant
Jessica Elbaum .... assistant: Mr. Ferrell
Cecilia Escobar .... payroll accountant
Taryn Feingold .... assistant to Jeremy Piven
Wayne Fielder .... set medic
David Goodin .... second assistant accountant
Amy Israel .... production executive
Sean Kaczmarek .... accounting clerk
Lauryn Kahn .... assistant: Mr. McKay
Zachary Kahn .... key assistant location manager
Jason Kaplon .... key assistant location manager
Lizzy Jane Klein .... assistant: Mr. Brennan (as Elizabeth Klein)
Chris Kuhl .... assistant: Mr. Messick and Ms. Rosner
Cary Sato Lee .... craft service
Peter Lowe .... chef
Tammy Maples .... head animal wrangler
Scott Peterson .... script supervisor
Nick Plantico .... animal wrangler
John Sanchez .... production coordinator
Teddy Saunders .... assistant: Mr. Piven (as Ted Saunds)
Jessica Jane Stewart .... production secretary
Elisabeth Stone .... assistant: Mr. Henchy
Mary Sunshine .... production accountant
Brooke Vannatta .... assistant: Mr. Koechner
Jonathon Carmichael .... technical supervisor (uncredited)
Michelle Faraone .... stand-in (uncredited)
Rena Hanover .... production assistant (uncredited)
Chris Stiles .... researcher (uncredited)

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity, pervasive language and some drug material
89 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Australia:MA (2010) | Brazil:16 | Canada:18A (Alberta) | Canada:14A (British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Iceland:14 | Ireland:16 | Malaysia:18 | Mexico:B15 | Netherlands:12 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:M18 | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #44379)
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Did You Know?

The Trans Am at Selleck Motors most likely wasn't used in the making of Smokey and the Bandit. The most telling sign of this is that the interior is golden brown, and not dark blue which was the color of the interior in the original Bandit car.See more »
Revealing mistakes: During the scene where Don is making a tandem skydive into the Selleck dealership, there are a number of obvious mistakes regarding the parachute gear: You can see there is no main parachute connected at the "three ring circus" connector point on the main harness as the two are in the aircraft doorway; There is no drogue parachute used during the freefall; Under canopy, there are only 5 or 6 straight cords connecting the parachute to the harness, instead of 10 to 12 split lines; The parachute the two land under is very small (less than 200 square feet), instead of the 400 - 500 square feet required for a tandem rig; and when Cessna Jim pulls his parachute up after landing, it is not connected anywhere to the harness.See more »
Stewardess Stacey:Sir, there's no smoking on airplanes.
Don Ready:I know! It's ridiculous, isn't it? Don't worry about it, I'll be quick.
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Movie Connections:
References Total Recall (1990)See more »
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24 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
Exactly what it should be, 7 November 2009
Author: njf0 from Germany

After reading so many bad reviews and angry critiques by many people who have only heard certain lines out of context and have not actually watched the entire film, I was surprised and thoroughly pleased to be laughing out loud throughout this entire movie. After a slightly slow start with few jokes in the first ten minutes setting up the story and characters, they finally arrive at the car lot and the story then immediately develops into a very funny final eighty minutes. It is a comedy with an ensemble cast of actors featured in numerous Ferrell/McKay movies with plenty of good-natured humorous satire of needless prejudices that will be familiar to anyone who has watched Chappelle's Show and was able to grasp the satire behind it. Rather than setting up one big gag for the end, the movie has countless visual jokes, hidden background details and subtexts, and quotable lines of funny dialogue layered so thick that multiple viewings will still be enjoyable. This is far superior to Brennan's first film, the unfortunately only mildly humorous Totally Awesome, and features significantly better casting, directing, editing, and production skills. I was concerned that it would be another letdown, but this movie far exceeded my expectations and I look forward to watching it again and noticing even more funny things because some of the funniest details are said immediately after another joke and may be missed because of laughter or are humorous small visual details. This type of layered comedy is known from Anchorman, Caddyshack, Step Brothers, Super Troopers, and Chappelle's Show, so if you liked those then you will be able to appreciate all of the funny lines and jokes from the varied and great cast and all of the humorous details carefully interwoven into this film. Will Ferrell was amazing as a character more crass than ever before and veteran actors Alan Thicke and Ving Rhaymes surprise with their character-breaking roles. Ed Helms and Rob Riggle were my main reasons for wanting to see this film and they do not disappoint when on camera, but I was a skeptical viewer pleased to find that the film was thoroughly funny from start to finish no matter who was on camera in a particular moment. This is what Totally Awesome should have been and exactly what a contemporary comedy should be.

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