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Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)

 -  Comedy  -  9 September 2011 (USA)
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A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.

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A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.

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Rated R for pervasive crude sexual content, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,415,023 (USA) (9 September 2011)

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$2,331,318 (USA) (16 September 2011)
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Dick Shadow: Nothing grows in my crotch shade. Nothing.
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My Superstar
Written by 'Kristopher Cho Flagg', Seyed Milad Nazeri, Shari J. Hill and Bryan Bonwell
Performed by Milad & Shari J
Courtesy of The Axis/2-3 Media Group
By arrangement with Spirit Music Group
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One of the worst comedies ever released!!!
18 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I like Nick Swardson. His show "Pretend time" on Comedy Central is hilarious and he's usually good in supporting roles ("Grandma's boy" & "Just go with it"). But wow, did this movie suck. "Bucky Larson" is flat. The jokes aren't funny and the acting for the most part is uninspired. Don Johnson was the highlight of the film and Christina Ricci did what she could but there are no redeeming qualities in this film.

I went in with low expectations because of the bad reviews and word of mouth, and yet I was still disappointed. This film deserves to be in the bottom 250 on IMDb. With the talent that was involved in the project and the premise of a porn comedy, "Bucky Larson" should have been funny. But instead I found myself wishing it was never made. I feel sorry for the chumps who paid $10 to see this garbage in theaters.


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