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Writers (WGA):
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  (in credits order)

Kevin Heffernan ... Rich Parente

Jeff Chase ... Anthony

Carla Gallo ... Stacy

Paul Soter ... Dave / Donnie

Michael Yurchak ... Jamie the Line Chef

Nat Faxon ... Carl the Manager
Jolie Martin ... Waitress

Erik Stolhanske ... Guy

Jay Chandrasekhar ... Nuts

April Bowlby ... Mia

Cobie Smulders ... Tara

Steve Lemme ... Connor

Carrie Clifford ... Patty the Hostess

Will Forte ... Horace the Lone Diner

Rosalie Ward ... Merlot Customer

Marc Evan Jackson ... Dry Sac Customer

Michael Clarke Duncan ... Cleon Salmon
Dennis Gubbins ... 4lb. Lobster Dude

Sendhil Ramamurthy ... Marlon Spencer

Olivia Munn ... Samara Dubois

Jim Gaffigan ... Stanley Bellin

Bobbi Sue Luther ... Cod Customer #1

Michael Merton ... Cod Customer #2

J.D. Walsh ... Cod Customer #3

James Grace ... Bachelor Party Guy
Alison Bower ... Al the Lesbian

Koji Kataoka ... Mr. Yamamuri

Smith Cho ... Translator

Jim Rash ... Disgusted Businessman

Elisabeth Noone ... Champagne Customer #1

Melissa-Anne Davenport ... Champagne Customer #2

Gillian Vigman ... The Escort

Michael Weaver ... The John

Vivica A. Fox ... Nutella

Sam Redford ... British Guy

Morgan Fairchild ... Herself

Lance Henriksen ... Dick Lobo
Peter Gaulke ... Opera Customer
Rohit Sang ... Frat Guy
Richard Perello ... Fidel the Bartender

Avi Rothman ... Steve Lemmaduche

Candace Smith ... Mrs. Eva Salmon Parente

Philippe Brenninkmeyer ... King Crab Customer
Tara Lynn Orr ... King Crab Customer Wife (as Tara Brenninkmeyer)
Peter Navy Tuiasosopo ... Miami Dolphin #1
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Leslie Augustine ... Dinner guest
Korey Knecht ... Bachelor

Dani Lennon ... Actress
David F. Park ... Waiter

Terrence Taylor ... CFI Hotlanta Cast
Daniel Abramson ... Frat Guy #3 (uncredited)

Diane Baldwin ... Liz (uncredited)

Theresa Barrera ... CFI Actress (uncredited)
Aaron Behl ... Frat Guy #2 (uncredited)
Austin Honaker ... That Guy in the Restaurant (uncredited)

Angel Oquendo ... Hispanic Customer (uncredited)

Nick Plantico ... Miami Dolphins Linebacker (uncredited)
Erik Porn ... Lackey (uncredited)
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Directed by
Kevin Heffernan 
Writing credits
Jay Chandrasekhar (written by) (as Broken Lizard) &
Kevin Heffernan (written by) (as Broken Lizard) &
Steve Lemme (written by) (as Broken Lizard) &
Paul Soter (written by) (as Broken Lizard) &
Erik Stolhanske (written by) (as Broken Lizard)

Produced by
Philip Cottone .... associate producer
Julia Dray .... executive producer
Mark Benton Johnson .... co-producer
Peter Lengyel .... producer
Richard Perello .... producer
Christina Zacamy .... executive producer
John Zacamy .... executive producer
Original Music by
Nathan Barr 
Joel J. Richard (co-composer)
Cinematography by
Robert Barocci 
Film Editing by
Brad Katz 
Casting by
Wendy O'Brien 
Production Design by
Erich W. Schultz 
Art Direction by
Alexander Panov 
Costume Design by
Tricia Gray 
Makeup Department
Leo Corey Castellano .... prosthetic makeup artist
Christina Guerra .... makeup effects operations manager
Tysuela Hill-Scott .... makeup/hair
Karyn Huston .... hair department head
Tracy Manzo .... makeup department head
Vivian Maxwell .... makeup artist
Erik Porn .... project supervisor: Almost Human Inc.
Thea Samuels .... key makeup artist
Nani Velez .... key hair stylist
Production Management
Jules Kovisars .... unit production manager
Daniel Voltz .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jai James .... second assistant director
Joe May .... second second assistant director
Denise Anderson Poore .... second second assistant director
Deanna Stadler .... first assistant director
Art Department
David Carberry .... paint foreman
John Dillon .... storyboard artist
Jay Dupuy .... plaster department head
Dwayne Grady .... property master
Aleksandra Landsberg .... assistant art director
Michael Leblovic .... lead painter
Christopher Parker .... set dresser
Jesse Poupis .... propmaker
Slammin Salmon .... set painter gang boss
Russell Stimson .... leadman
Janelle Testerman .... set painter gang boss
Sound Department
Jason Abell .... dialogue editor
David Alvarez .... sound mixer
John D'Aquino .... boom operator
Stefan Fraticelli .... foley artist
Shaughnessy Hare .... sound effects editor
Leobardo Ledon .... adr recordist
Ryan Lukasik .... foley assistant
Sterling Moore .... boom operator
Rick Norman .... sound re-recording mixer
Peter Michael Sullivan .... sound re-recording mixer
Randy Wilson .... foley mixer
Special Effects by
Robert Hall .... special effects makeup
John C. Hartigan .... special effects coordinator
Zak Knight .... special effects foreman
Visual Effects by
Robert S. Douglas .... visual effects colorist
Kelly Granite .... visual effects producer
David Fred Masselink .... digital compositor
Derek Zavada .... visual effects producer
Ken Clark .... stunt double
Bobby C. King .... stunt coordinator
Michelle LaVon .... stunts (as Michelle LeVon)
E.J. LeCouteur .... stunts (as Tedward)
Nick Plantico .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Ryan Bradley .... grip
John Bratlien .... set lighting technician
Chris Buchakjian .... best boy grip
Conrad Castor .... camera loader
Andrew Clarke .... electrician
Craig Cooper .... grip
Chris Cotterman .... grip
William Hall .... dolly grip
Kent Harvey .... camera operator: "b" camera
Patrick R. Heffernan .... key grip
Josh Ingalls .... company grip
Jimi Johnson .... video assist
Thomas McCarty .... rigging electrician
Matt McKinney .... grip
Sean Piper .... grip
Dan Preiser .... grip
Ken Shibata .... gaffer
Peter M. Smith .... dimmer board operator
Scott Whitbread .... second assistant camera
Casting Department
Dawn Marie Deibert .... extras casting
Rich King .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kristine N. Haag .... costumer
Glenn Gregory Krah .... costume supervisor
Anni Speckheuer .... set costumer
Editorial Department
David Berman .... first assistant editor
Francisco J. González .... international
Marc Pattavina .... first assistant editor
Lee Wimer .... color timer
Music Department
Allison Wright Clark .... co-music supervisor
Jon Mooney .... music editor
Joel J. Richard .... musician: guitars
Derek Syverud .... music editor
Transportation Department
Douglas Miller .... transportation captain
Ted Moser .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Aaron Behl .... assistant to mr. chandrasekhar
David C. Bernat .... production coordinator
Andrea Bogart .... assistant choreographer
J.J. Dalton .... set production assistant
Nathaniel Ehrman .... production assistant
Francisco J. González .... sales representative: international
Lori Grabowski .... script supervisor
Kenneth Hunter .... location scout
Angel Jimenez Jr. .... production assistant
Lauren Klixbull .... assistant to producer
Michelle LaVon .... fire artist
E.J. LeCouteur .... fire breather
Kev Magee .... assistant production coordinator
Todd A. Marks .... computer/video playback supervisor
Michelle Montgomery .... adr voice group
Walter E. Myal .... set production assistant
Adam W. Rosen .... legal services
Erin Shelley .... horse trainer
Jennifer A. Thompson .... production assistant

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Rated R for pervasive language and sexual references
USA:90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Australia:MA | Canada:14A (Ontario) | Netherlands:12 | USA:R (certificate #45681)

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Lance Henriksen plays a television producer named Dick Lobo; this character is supposedly based on "Law & Order" (1990) creator Dick Wolf. Lobo means wolf in Spanish.See more »
Continuity: Early in the movie when Connor is telling his story about Morgan Fairchild, the hostess seats the restaurant's first customer in Guy's section. After Connor's story, the hostess tells Connor that she sat somebody in his section also. While Connor is waiting on the couple, Nuts announces the entrance of the Champ. During so, we can see that the restaurant is now heavily occupied instead of having only two tables occupied.See more »
Cleon Salmon:Well, if a trip to the Bahamas ain't gonna get the molasses out your asses, maybe $10,000 will do the trick. That's right, new prize. Top waiter leaves here tonight with ten grand in his pocket. You know what ten grand feels like in your pocket? It feels like a third cock.
Guy:Ha! Jesus, how many cocks you got, Champ?
Cleon Salmon:Are you lampooning me, Meatdrapes?
Guy:Of course not, sir.
Cleon Salmon:Do you want a punch in the eye, Guy?
Guy:No, please.
Cleon Salmon:I can make your face look like a pie, Guy.
Guy:Oh God, no.
Cleon Salmon:[the Champ throws several feints at Guy's face, then accidentally punches him in the stomach] Excuse me, I didn't mean to do that.
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51 out of 75 people found the following review useful.
Consistently Funny, 27 July 2009
Author: D-Roo from Canada

I'll admit that I'm a huge Broken Lizard fan, I have seen all of their films and even have an appreciation for the relatively unfunny Club Dread. For me, this is just a fun-loving group of comedians that love to make their audience laugh, or at least try their damnedest. I had the pleasure of attending the Canadian premiere of the "Slammin' Salmon" in Montreal recently and the Broken Lizard troupe was there to meet and greet the fans and answer questions after the movie. They are true class acts and friendly guys. While I won't give away any specific jokes I will say that from a fan's perspective, this is their second funniest film, with Supertroopers of course being the cult favourite. So yes, it is an improvement on Beerfest; the Slammin' Salmon is just straight up funnier. As for regular movie-goers and comedy fans, I highly recommend this film. It was produced with a low budget during the writers' strike, so without a big studio production, it has the fast pacing of a stage show. The focus in this movie is on the JOKES... which is something refreshing to see in a comedy; less emphasis on character development and a complex plot, but more emphasis on keeping the audience consistently laughing. The humour is low brow at times, but is also clever and well-timed, there are many quick one-liners so pay sharp attention to this fast paced comedy, enjoy!

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