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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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Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star was funny and stupid all in one.
5 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star was funny and stupid all in one. To clarify when I say stupid, I mean stupid funny. It is a rare feat when this combination in a comedy is pulled of but it worked well here. Yes, some of the humor was off or one could even say stupid without the funny, however for the most part this was a better then average comedy.This movie made you laugh because of the above mentioned absurdity of the subject matter. The acting was solid for a comedy and I really thought the jokes the writers inserted were spot on. Kudos to the director for keeping this a light subject it worked well in my opinion.


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