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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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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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Everything you've heard about this movie is true. Unspeakable. Unforgivable. Unbelievable. Unsafe. Unreal. And just plain wrong. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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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)  »

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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Trivia

Development began at Overture Films. When Overture put the movie into turnaround, Relativity Media picked it up. A few months later, Relativity bought Overture. 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 Batman: Excuse me, I'm gonna go do some Batman-ing.
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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 Tosh.0: Krispy Kreme (Exclusive Interview) (2012) See more »

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The Boy
Written by Morten Abel, Borge Fjordheim and Renete Engevold
Performed by Morten Abel, Borge Fjordheim and Renete Engevold
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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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