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An outrageous, over-the-top spoof, FDR: American Badass is the untold true story of our country's greatest monster-hunting president!

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An outrageous, over-the-top spoof, FDR: American Badass is the untold true story of our country's greatest monster-hunting president!

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What has two wheels and kills werewolves? ... This guy.

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Rated R For crude and sexual content, pervasive language, some violence and drug use | See all certifications »

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Barry Bostwick, who plays Franklin Roosevelt in this film, also depicted an American president when he played the title role in the TV miniseries George Washington (1984) See more »

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When FDR gets out of hospital there is a crowd, and one of them is a news cinematographer. His big lens is not racked over the camera's film gate aperture. See more »

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Cleavon Buford: Congressman Cleavon Baybridge Buford... 'Repube,' Georgia.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Nice to meet you.
Cleavon Buford: Yes, you too.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Did you just say 'Repube?'
Cleavon Buford: Mmm-hmm... yes, sir.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: You mean Republican?
Cleavon Buford: No, sir. The form I filled out when I ran for Congress said 'Repube' on it. It was a professional form, sir. It was typed on paper... maybe even double spaced.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: I think you meant 'Repub,' short for Republican.
Cleavon Buford: No, sir! I saved the form, sir. It is inside a folder marked official on it, so I know that it is real.
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Completely ridiculous but great fun
28 September 2012 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

From the outset this film looks cheap and you might consider not bothering to watch it based on that but if you stick with it the great cast suck you into it's unbelievably ridiculous world. Barry Bostwick's performance Carry's the film. There's a lot of modern street talk that he manages to pull off, even though some of it is borderline to silly but at the same time he turns in some great speeches that would be worthy of a far more serious film.

There's not much point in explaining the film, it's far to daft to attempt an explanation but it works, that's mostly down to the cast, the production, direction is excellent too, given the low budget nature of the film they made the most of what they had.


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