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Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)

R | | Comedy | January 2003 (USA)
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Hollywood's Pauly Shore loses everything, fakes his own death, and gets caught.

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Pauly Shore

Writers:

Kirk Fox, Pauly Shore
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley L. Anderson ... Ashley
Pamela Anderson ... Pamela Anderson
Camille Anderson ... Michael Madsen's Girl
Beaumont Bacon Beaumont Bacon ... Pauly Look-A-Like Contestant
Adam Barnhardt ... Lawrence
Dan Barnes Dan Barnes ... Cop #4
A.J. Benza A.J. Benza ... A.J. Benza
Susan Berger ... Tourist #2
Jaime Bergman ... Zoey Abernacky
Blunt Blunt ... Newspaper Stand Attendant
B-Real ... B-Real
Todd Bridges ... Todd Bridges
W. Earl Brown ... Bucky From Kentucky
Julia Brox Julia Brox ... Springer Girl #2
Julie Bruce Julie Bruce ... Tourist #9 in Van
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Storyline

Hollywood comedian and actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at The Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a dead famous comedian appears who tells Pauly to kill himself cause he'll go down as a comedic genius who died before his time. Pauly then fakes his own death, and the media goes crazy. Celebrities are talking about him on MTV and girls are fighting over him on Jerry Springer. It's everything that he wanted. His plan worked. A week or so later, the L.A.P.D. is tipped off about his whereabouts and they break down the door of the seedy motel room in which he's hiding out and throw him in Los Angeles County's celebrity wing. Written by Ciaran O'Shea

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Taglines:

Hollywood will never be the same.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content and some drug references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

You'll Never Wiez in This Town Again See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Entirely funded by Pauly Shore. See more »

Goofs

When Pauly puts on Jerry Springer, in prison, nothing is plugged into the outlet behind the TV. See more »

Quotes

Pauly Shore: FUCK YOU SANDLER!
Adam Sandler: [Offscreen, in a mocking voice] Fuck you Sandler! Fuck you Sandl... AHHH HORSESHIT!
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Crazy Credits

"This movie is dedicated to all the people who helped me make it, and to all my fans who helped me pay for it." See more »

Connections

Features In the Army Now (1994) See more »

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Little Girls
Performed by Oingo Boingo
Written by Danny Elfman
Courtesy of A&M Records under lincense from Universal Music Enterprises
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it's messiness outshines its boldness

This "movie" is so amateurish it feels intentional. There's tons of unfortunate sexism, racism & homophobia, made worse by the fact that Shore is playing himself. The amount of star cameos implies a bunch of random favors were called-in. However, the oddity of this project's conceit is undeniable. A pseudo-genius mix of autobiography & complete fiction, it shows a Pauly Shore who is more self-aware & self-effacing than I would've imagined.


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