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Knights of Badassdom (2013)

R  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy  |  18 August 2014 (Germany)
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Live-action role players conjure up a demon from Hell by mistake and they must deal with the consequences.

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Live-action role players conjure up a demon from Hell by mistake and they must deal with the consequences.

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'Tis about to get medieval up in here.


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Rated R for horror violence, language throughout, some drug use and sexuality | See all certifications »

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$17,449 (USA) (24 January 2014)

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$86,796 (USA) (7 February 2014)
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LARP's on a lark get chewed up and spit out for laughs in "Knights of Badassdom" (BTW: a terrible title!). The elaborate medieval role players are nothing but gore fodder, the production values are surprisingly high (the costumes are brilliant) and one of my favorite actresses (Summer Glau) is a highlight as she vamps it up in a pretty-good bad movie. This movie is made to order for Riff Trax, or just gather your nerdiest friends for a night of (deliberately) cringe-worthy dialogue and as fine a rednecks vs. nerds battle as has ever been filmed.

I would compare this movie to "Sharknado" in that both give the impression of being movies that were originally written as serious genre films (disaster and horror respectively) and someone had the sense to make them so over the top as to become entertaining camp.


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