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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")
Seth MacFarlane (segment "The Pitch")
Mike Meldman ...
Mike Meldman (segment "The Pitch")
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 kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Cover your eyes. Block your ears. Once you've seen it, you can't unsee it! See more »


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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Release Date:

25 January 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Sticky Situation  »

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Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,805,878, 27 January 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$8,828,771, 10 March 2013
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Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


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 »


References The Benny Hill Show (1969) See more »


Bright Red Chords
Written by William R Loomis
Performed by Loomis and the Lust
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I don't really take life too seriously, so....

I don't know, maybe I just have a strange sense of humor, but I thought this movie was funny. I always find it funny when serious actors do slapstick roles. I watched it several times and I still find it funny. I say if you like movies like Airplane or Blazing Saddles, just a hell of a lot nastier and rude, then this is the movie for you.

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