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Movie 43 (2013)

 -  Comedy  -  25 January 2013 (USA)
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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:
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Charlie Wessler (segment "The Pitch")
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Griffin Schraeder (segment "The Pitch")
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Bob Mone (segment "The Pitch")
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Jay (segment "The Pitch")
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Jerry (segment "The Pitch")
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Danita (segment "The Pitch")
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Mike Meldman ...
Mike Meldman (segment "The Pitch")
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Davis (segment "The Catch")
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Beth (segment "The Catch")
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Pamela (segment "The Catch")
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Angie (segment "The Catch")
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Ray (segment "The Catch")
Rocky Russo ...
Waiter Jake (segment "The Catch")
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Abby (segment "The Catch")
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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 kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Comedy. Exposed. See more »

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Comedy

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

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25 January 2013 (USA)  »

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Truth or Dare  »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$8,828,771 (USA) (8 March 2013)
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The movie was filmed over a span of four years. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Veronica: Neil.
Neil: Veronica.
Veronica: Neil. You look pale.
Neil: You look pregnant.
Veronica: You look like you slept in a soup kitchen urinal.
Neil: You look like you bathe in a dumpster behind the abortion clinic.
Veronica: You look like the kid who got cancer for Christmas.
Neil: You look like the slutty one on The Golden Girls.
Veronica: Dorothy?
Neil: Blanche.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.86 (2013) See more »

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Starting All Over Again
Written by Sydney Dale
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Makes you reconsider Twilight as a good movie
26 February 2013 | by (Groningen) – See all my reviews

After seeing the movie I just can't help but wonder why all those movie stars agreed doing this? Sitting through the entire movie made me feel very proud, afterward i felt really stupid.

The main plot was terrible. I'm not going to explain anything because I don't want people spending their money on this and frankly I couldn't pay attention anymore. The funny jokes you already saw in the preview and since you see them coming a mile away and the movie is an enormous buzz kill you won't even laugh. If you do decide to go to Movie 43, prepare to sit back, yawn, roll your eyes and if you're lucky you have to go to the bathroom twice. I encourage you to get drunk.

A special mention goes to Gerard Butler, who as a leprechaun does the best work of his career in a segment so stupid it makes you want to kick every leprechaun you will never see.

This was by far the worst movie I've seen in a while.


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