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The Corndog Man (1999)

Not Rated | | Drama | 21 December 1999 (USA)
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A foul-mouthed and bigoted boat salesman in rural South Carolina is targeted for ruthless and never-ending telephone terrorism by a mysterious man claiming to be his son...


Andrew Shea
4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »



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Cast overview:
Noble Willingham ... Ace Barker
Jim Holmes ... Penrod Barker (voice)
David Steen ... Skeeter the Smoker
Andy Daltroff Andy Daltroff ... Sammy the Eater
Dara Holz Dara Holz ... The Secretary
Jeff Nagle Jeff Nagle ... The Scratcher
Robert Mellard Robert Mellard ... Deputy Horn
Patrick Bannon Patrick Bannon ... The 10 year-old Ace
Brandon Ulmer Brandon Ulmer ... The 10 year-old Haywood
Kevin Robertson Kevin Robertson ... The 19 year-old Ace
Kendall McKnight Kendall McKnight ... The 19 year-old Haywood
James Holmes Sr. James Holmes Sr. ... Old Man Wilson
Africa Bryan Seabrook Africa Bryan Seabrook ... Ace's Girlfriend
Karen Keyes Karen Keyes ... The Girl-in-the-box


A foul-mouthed and bigoted boat salesman in rural South Carolina is targeted for ruthless and never-ending telephone terrorism by a mysterious man claiming to be his son...

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Release Date:

21 December 1999 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Dorchester, South Carolina, USA See more »

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Ultra Stereo


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Much of the script and dialogue closely resembles the well known underground 'Binny Tapes', a series of crank call tapes made in the early 1980s. These tapes were made by 'Arney', an employee of a car dealership, Al White Motors in Manchester, Tennessee. See more »

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Thought-provoking, funny, and disturbing
17 January 2000 | by Dr.XSee all my reviews

At a loss for anything decent at the video store I took a chance on Corndog Man. I'm really glad I did. This is an intriguing film that has you wondering who the antagonist is and what his motivation is throughout the film. There are moments of very good comedy and moments of very good yet tasteful social commentary about racism and how it heats up when biased people regress to their simpler emotions under stress. Mostly though, I found it an enjoyable mystery and character study that is well paced and well-developed. Definitely worth a look.

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