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Mangus! (2011)

 -  Comedy  -  25 June 2011 (USA)
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Mangus Spedgwick has had one dream his whole life... He wants to be Jesus - in his high school's annual production of "Jesus Christ Spectacular", that is. When unforeseen circumstances ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Boggus ...
Mangus Spedgewick (as Ryan Nelson Boggus)
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Raquel Spedgewick
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Mangus Sr. Spedgewick
Scott Goodwin ...
Timmy Jones (as Zander Scott)
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Kimmy Jones
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Bruce Jackson
April Bell ...
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John D. Montoya ...
Farrell (as John Montoya)
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Patricia Williamson (as Leticia Magana)
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Peter S. Williams ...
Buddy Richardson
Stefanie Grant Cassel ...
Roxanne (as Stefanie Darrah)
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Mangus Spedgwick has had one dream his whole life... He wants to be Jesus - in his high school's annual production of "Jesus Christ Spectacular", that is. When unforeseen circumstances strike, Mangus loses the role, which was a Spedgewick family tradition. Will he get to be their towns first crippled Jesus? Not without a hard fight, a road trip and breaking the law a few times along the way. Written by Cranium Entertainment

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Wacky, offbeat but ultimately unsatisfying comedy
16 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mangus! is an interesting early work by Ash Christian, but shows that he is a better director than writer. The offbeat comedy about a kid who just wants to follow in his father's footsteps has a few hilarious moments, and a lot of untapped potential.

Stellar performances by Leslie Jordan, Jennifer Coolidge and Deborah Theaker make this movie worth seeing. They manage to bring cartoonish characters to life in a wholly believable way. But fully half the lines of dialogue are pointless -- they are not funny and do not advance the plot. Often, they merely restate something that's already been said, or that could be conveyed better non-verbally.

The dramatic potential of several plot points (like ending up in Hollywood, Florida rather than Hollywood, California) is underutilized. It's almost as if Christian didn't want to put in the time to polish a good script, or -- more likely -- that writing is not his forte.


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