MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 62,204 this week

FCU: Fact Checkers Unit (2008)

 -  Short  -  January 2008 (USA)
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 170 users  
Reviews: 1 user

After being assigned to check a bizarre fact about Bill Murray's love for drinking milk, two magazine fact checkers break into Bill's house to spy on him.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 2492 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: FCU: Fact Checkers Unit (2008)

FCU: Fact Checkers Unit (2008) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of FCU: Fact Checkers Unit.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crash Site (2011)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A Jeep crash sends a vacationing couple on a creepy trip back to safety.

Director: Jason Bourque
Stars: Charisma Carpenter, Sebastian Spence, Katie Findlay
The Kid I (2013)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Two days in the life of a young poet in Venice, California who deals with situations far beyond his years.

Director: Sean Brosnan
Stars: Kalama Epstein, Carlson Young, Gary Stretch
Premature (2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A high school senior has to re-live losing his virginity over and over again until he gets it right.

Director: Dan Beers
Stars: Alan Tudyk, Katie Findlay, Craig Roberts
Rehab (2013)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

Four friends spend a night in an abandoned drug rehab clinic hoping to film some paranormal experiences. They soon end up fighting for their lives as a 25 year old legacy comes to haunt ... See full summary »

Director: Sean J. Vincent
Stars: Jenny Gayner, Sean J. Vincent, Thea Knight
Lola Versus (2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Dumped by her boyfriend just three weeks before their wedding, Lola enlists her close friends for a series of adventures she hopes will help her come to terms with approaching 30 as a single woman.

Director: Daryl Wein
Stars: Greta Gerwig, Zoe Lister Jones, Hamish Linklater
Documentary | Crime | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Delving into our collective nightmares, this horror-documentary investigates the origins of our most terrifying urban legends and the true stories that may have inspired them.

Director: Joshua Zeman
Stars: Rachel Mills, Joshua Zeman
Short | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A vigilante turned sheriff in a lawless town manages to keep law and order with the help of cursed gun named Lydia. His list of enemies grow longer with his heavy handed justice, how long can he last?

Director: Garnet Campbell
Stars: Katie Findlay, Barry Nerling, Randy Rafuse
Directors: Dave Hill, Matt Jones
Stars: Matt Jones, Dave Hill, Kelen Coleman
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Sarah Hudnut
Peter Karinen
...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

After being assigned to check a bizarre fact about Bill Murray's love for drinking milk, two magazine fact checkers break into Bill's house to spy on him.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

January 2008 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
No one can say they've ever seen a film like this before!!!
31 May 2008 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is one of the strangest and most original short films I have ever seen. Fortunately, it is also very funny (in a very dry way) and is amazing since these amateur film makers (Dan Beers, Peter Karinen, and Brian Sacca) were able to get Bill Murray to appear in the film as well!

The film begins with Karinen and Sacca as secret agent-like guys who work as fact checkers. You never really know for whom they do this but it's funny to see them behaving so deadly serious about a rather low level job. I also loved the little bit about Alex Trebek--I don't want to say more because it will ruin the joke.

The pair are given some facts to check and one of them stumps them--"does Bill Murray drink a glass of warm milk before bed?". So instead of just calling Murray or his publicist, they go undercover--and actually break into Murray's loft--dressed like ninja-like thieves! What makes this so funny is Murray's bizarre reaction to the break-in.

The film is filled with hilarious but rather dry humor. I loved its style and was amazed that such inexperienced film made such a memorable and cute film. Excellent in every way--see this film.


0 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why Is This On IMDB? j146
Discuss FCU: Fact Checkers Unit (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page