Phileas Fogg III, great grandson of the original Phileas Fogg, accepts a bet to duplicate his great grandfather's famous trip around the world in response to a challenge made by Randolph ...
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Larry, Moe, and Curly Joe work for an editor at a Boston wildlife conservation magazine. They make such a mess of the pressroom that their publisher gets rid of them by sending them out ... See full summary »
The 3 Stooges are cleaners at a spaceport when they accidentally take off and land on Venus. The boys encounter a talking unicorn, a giant fire breathing tarantula and an alien computer that creates three evil duplicates of the Stooges.
After nearly 50 years of eye-poking and face-slapping, the Stooges decide to retire and tour the world with their dog, Moose. They start by touring America's national parks, however, with ... See full summary »
Curly is a waiter at a diner where Larry has a job playing music. Moe is a fight manager enjoying a lunch break with his boys. The manager of the diner starts shoving Curly around. Larry ... See full summary »
The stooges are mistaken by a gangster for the "Three Horsemen of Boulder Dam", famous football players. Hired to play for his team, they blow the big game and get it in the end. Lucille Ball has a nice part as a gun moll.
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The stooges are dressed as Japanese soldiers for their job as magazine models. On their lunch break they go into a restaurant with their Japanese uniforms on causing the proprietor to ... See full summary »
Phileas Fogg III, great grandson of the original Phileas Fogg, accepts a bet to duplicate his great grandfather's famous trip around the world in response to a challenge made by Randolph Stuart III, the descendant of the original Fogg's nemesis. Unbeknownst to anyone, However, "Stuart" is the infamous con man Vicker Cavendish who made the bet in order to cover up his robbing the bank of England by framing Fogg for the crime. This makes for a dangerous journey for Fogg and his servants (the stooges) and Amelia Carter, whom they rescue from thugs during a train ride. Can they make it back to England in time ?Written by
Moe says "we don't do that anymore", after one of the Stooge lookalikes 'eye pokes' one of the other lookalikes. This comes from a agreement Moe Howard and Larry Fine made with Joe DeRita at the beginning of the full length movie series. The agreement was that the eye poke would not be used by the group any longer due to the resurgence of the popularity of the comedy trio, especially with kids seeing the shorts during afternoon children's programming. DeRita was concerned that kids would imitate the eye poke, and not do it correctly (The proper Stooge eye poke move is that the fingers would actually make contact slightly above the eyebrows, but appearing on film that the eyes were actually poked), thus causing real damage to the eyes. Moe and Larry agreed with DeRita, and the eye poke was retired from the act, making this scene a rarity in the later Stooge years. See more »
Obvious doubles for the 3 Stooges are used in the London location scenes. See more »
If you keep on trying, you'll always have a chance.
Yeah, and we'll starve to death in the meantime.
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The movie opens with a series of cartoon drawings lampooning the film. The Stooges are chased by hordes of angry people through various international settings and eventually end up running right off the globe. See more »
I have never been a huge fan of The Three Stooges....and you might want to keep this in mind as you read this review. I am not a die-hard fan but I have enjoyed some of their earlier films. But their latter pictures have never interested me--mostly because the replacements for Curly and Shemp were just not nearly as entertaining. In their last films, Curly Joe DeRita played this third Stooge and the films, in general, are very tame compared to the earlier films. Sure, there's some slapping and bonking...but less than normal. And, the comedy bits in these full-length pictures are a bit tired....just like you'll find in "The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze".
Like their latter films, it's full-length and features the Stooges in secondary roles. I am not sure why the studios did this, as they were very popular...and the other characters in the films were pretty limp. In many ways, it was as if the Stooges were guest stars who appeared here and there in other folks' movies.
The story involves some crooks that come up with a terribly convoluted and difficult plan. They'll rob a bank and place the blame on Phileas Fogg III--a relative of the famous guy from "Around the World in 80 Days". And, while Fogg is traipsing about the world trying to win a new bet (traveling around the globe without spending any money), he won't realize that the police will be chasing him. As for the Stooges, they play Fogg's three servants who accompany him.
Let's cut to the chase. Although this is supposed to be a comedy, it's really NOT funny. Part of it is because they recycle some overly familiar old material (such as having Curly Joe go mad and start beating up people when he hears the tune "Pop Goes the Weasel"....exactly what Curly did in the 1930s "Punchdrunk" and Shemp did in the 1940s "A Hit With a Miss". They also used the Maharajah gag.....which wasn't funny the first times the trio did them. Overall, a film which wastes the Stooges' talents and which, inexplicably, made money.
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