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Movie 43 (2013)

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A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Wessler (segment "The Pitch")
Griffin Schraeder (segment "The Pitch")
Bob Mone (segment "The Pitch")
Jay (segment "The Pitch")
Jerry (segment "The Pitch")
Danita (segment "The Pitch")
Mike Meldman ...
Mike Meldman (segment "The Pitch")
Davis (segment "The Catch")
Beth (segment "The Catch")
Pamela (segment "The Catch")
Angie (segment "The Catch")
Ray (segment "The Catch")
Rocky Russo ...
Waiter Jake (segment "The Catch")
Abby (segment "The Catch")


Ineffectual, 'has-been' film-maker (Dennis Quaid) swindles his way into an interview with a film executive (Greg Kinnear) in order to pitch an outrageous and controversial comedy manuscript. After pitching the first of his thirteen offbeat fables, the dejected artist forces the rest of his disjointed allegory on the executive at gunpoint. He tells stories of a woman on a blind date with a man who has testicles growing from his neck, in another a smitten woman offers her neck to her boyfriend to 'poop' on -as a sign of commitment and love. In yet another two parents take home-schooling to a whole new level of indecency, striving to give their isolated teenage son all the 'regular' torment and humiliation of puberty by bullying, peer-pressuring and even seducing him themselves. An off-beat, elephant-in-the-room type film. Written by

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The biggest cast ever assembled for the most outrageous comedy ever made. See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong pervasive crude and sexual content including dialogue, graphic nudity, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 January 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Truth or Dare  »

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Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,805,878 (USA) (25 January 2013)


$8,828,771 (USA) (8 March 2013)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The movie was filmed over a span of four years. See more »


Throughout the skit, "The Proposition", Anna Faris's character is called Julie and Chris Pratt's character is called Doug. In the credits, they are called Vanessa and Jason. See more »


Robert: Hey, guys! Come check out this kid's weird pubes!
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Crazy Credits

The "Beezel" segment runs in between the segment credits and the rest of the credits. See more »


References American Dad! (2005) See more »


Spiegel Im Spiegel
Written by Arvo Pärt
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Hands down the worst movie I've every seen!
25 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't believe how bad this movie was. It's amazing to me that they got such high quality actors to take part in this piece of garbage. I can usually find some redeeming quality in most movies no matter how bad they are, but this is just a pile of crap. I almost asked for my money back. There wasn't one good thing about this. How on Earth did this movie get made. I'm shocked at how bad it was. How did someone hold a gun to the heads of all these talented actors to get this movie made. I can't say enough bad things about this. Wow! It even mentioned "Howard the Duck" as a bad movie. So, they know about bad movies. This will probably take the place of "Howard the Duck" as the worst movie of all time.

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