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Bindlestiffs (2012)

R | | Comedy | January 2012 (USA)
Three high school virgins, suspended from school on a bogus graffiti charge, flee to the inner city in an attempt to live out the plot of The Catcher in the Rye - a book they neither have ... See full summary »

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John Woo
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Luke Locktin
Andrew Edison ...
Andrew Edwards
Will Fordyce ...
Charlie Sanderson
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Stevon
Matt Cragg ...
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Sheila Merrifield
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Todd Perkles (as Morgan Alexander)
Andy Jo ...
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Barbara Lasater ...
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Mindy Woo
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Caramel
Sharad Kant Patel ...
Mike Cook
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Three high school virgins, suspended from school on a bogus graffiti charge, flee to the inner city in an attempt to live out the plot of The Catcher in the Rye - a book they neither have read nor understand. BINDLESTIFFS documents their struggles along the way as they surrender their virginities to vagrants, prostitutes, and crack fiends. Hot on their tail is Charlie, the deranged school security guard. Under the impression that the boys are planning a school shooting, he takes the law into his own hands to stop them and save America. Written by Millard Pearlman

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Rated R for pervasive crude and sexual content, language, some drug use and brief violence - all involving teens

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The movie was shot over 2 1/2 years, as it was edited, and then re-written. Andrew Edison and Luke Loftin ended up dropping out of college to focus on making the movie. After the numerous shoots, the filmmakers ended up with 200 hours of HD footage, totaling 7 TB (~7000 GB). See more »

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A waste of time
8 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a Kevin Smith fan. I grew up watching Mall Rats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, and the like. So when I saw Kevin mention this on his AMA on Reddit and then later that same day saw it at a Redbox, I thought, "What great luck!"

I was extremely disappointed. It's honestly one of the worst movies I've seen. It ranks right up there with Boondock Saints II. I actually watched 30 minutes or so of the movie on fast forward because I wanted to know what happened in the end without having to watch more of the terrible acting, listening to the disgusting and contrived dialogue, and getting dizzy from the shaky camera work.

The movie is poorly shot and made. It looks, sounds, and feels like a C level movie. I used a promo code at the Redbox and still feel like I paid too much for this movie aka an hour or so of my life. I'm writing this because it was so awful that I feel the need to dissuade others from seeing it. I mean, I typed this whole thing out on an iPod because this movie is that bad. Don't see for yourself.


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