A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.

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Three clueless high school nerds, best friends for years, call themselves the "Mystery Team" and solve neighborhood crimes - such as who poked a finger in a pie cooling on a window ledge - cute at seven but foolish at 18. Then, one morning, a young girl pays them a dime to find out who murdered her parents the night before and took her grandmother's ring. Using inept methods, the team lucks onto the trail of the bad guys. Can they bumble to success and a renewed reputation? And what about coming of age? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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One big case. Zero clue.

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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Rated R for crude sexual content, nudity, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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17 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$7,840 (USA) (28 August 2009)

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$84,755 (USA) (5 March 2010)
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Trivia

The three members of the mystery team are part of a comedy group called DerrickComedy that were part of CollegeHumor in the late 2000s. See more »

Goofs

(at around 13 mins) In the upper right corner, while the camera moves between the "little me" and "find this Leroy guy" conversations. See more »

Quotes

Jason: We are mature and legitimate detectives.
Kelly: What the hell is that smell?
Duncan: I drank dog urine.
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Crazy Credits

The bear in the man's picture at the end of the movie is credited as "White Bear" - "Himself" See more »

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References Trainspotting (1996) See more »

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The Stand
Written and Performed by Donald Glover and Chris Ward
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A how to on making an SNL movie (without SNL)
8 June 2010 | by (Denver) – See all my reviews

Hilarious. Cute. Adorable. Hard hitting action. Swear words! This movie has everything.

Seriously, Comedy Examiner said this was the funniest move of 2010 (June writing) and I seriously agree.

I saw this sketch comedy team on YT and they were very, very funny. Yet they rose to new heights by combining my favorite genre as an 8 year old with world weary modernism. I just wish that my favorite SNL characters would have made a film in this vein. It's funny; very funny. It's fresh and it hasa lot of heart...then spleen, then kidneys.

Best of luck to these guys and looking forward to the sequel.


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