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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

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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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Storyline

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 | Romance

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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25 January 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Sticky Situation  »

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Box Office

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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Stephen Merchant stated that he signed on mainly to be around Halle Berry. 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

Fake Robin: Wait, let me get this straight. So you knew all the way back then? You knew that she was a dude?
Fake Batman: Whole time.
Fake Robin: Why did you make me kiss her? Him. It. This.
Fake Batman: I don't know. I guess I woke up this morning with a little case of the fuckarounds.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Erin Brockovich (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

The Cat Song
Written by Tyler Bates, James Gunn
Performed by Lisa Papineau, Joanne Higginbottom
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Painful to watch while conscious
22 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had heard a good review from a YouTube channel from which I had previously gotten good information. However, this time the movie did not meet up to the review. It looks like the directors and screen writers have lost their sense of reality. No human being with an IQ over 40 would enjoy this film. There is no true story line. It looks like they just tried to string together a group of shorts which were originally filmed as a joke. It is just plain stupid.

The lack of plot is balanced by a remarkable cast of big name stars. They must have had a huge budget to get all of the big name actors, but this movie drops my opinion of every one of the actors. Other than the big name stars, the directors tried to raise interest in the movie by adding a few topless girls as the "iBabe," but even this was painful to watch. The movie may be tolerable if you turn off the sound so you don't have to listen to the nonsense.


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