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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ashley
... Pamela Anderson
... Michael Madsen's Girl
Beaumont Bacon ... Pauly Look-A-Like Contestant
Adam Barnhardt ... Lawrence
Dan Barnes ... Cop #4
A.J. Benza ... A.J. Benza
... Tourist #2
... Zoey Abernacky
Blunt ... Newspaper Stand Attendant
... B-Real
... Todd Bridges
... Bucky From Kentucky
Julia Brox ... Springer Girl #2
Julie Bruce ... Tourist #9 in Van
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Hollywood comedian/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 LAPD is tipped off about his whereabouts and they break down the door of the seedy motel room that he's hiding out in and throw him in LA County's celebrity wing. Written by Ciaran O'Shea

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Hollywood will never be the same.

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

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Trivia

Entirely funded by Pauly Shore. See more »

Goofs

When Pauly and Kirk are driving through Los Angeles, a billboard for Red Planet is in the background. This scene is set in 1997, and that movie was released in 2000. See more »

Quotes

Pauly Shore: Hey, aren't you Tom Sizemore?
Michael Madsen's girlfriend: No, this is Michael Madsen.
Pauly Shore: What's the difference?
Michael Madsen's girlfriend: Six inches.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, Tom Sizemore leaves a nice message on Pauly's answering machine. See more »

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References In the Army Now (1994) See more »

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Funny Cigarettes
Written by Ben Eshbach
Performed by The Sugarplastic (as Sugarplastic)
Courtesy of Ben Eshbach
By Arrangement with Bug
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7 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

It's always great to see someone who can laugh at himself, and even make fun of himself in ways that most people aren't brave enough to do. Pauly is totally exposing what has to be at least a little painful: His "has-been-ness". It's too bad this wasn't able to be released in theaters. My boyfriend even thought it was really funny, and he's always despised Pauly Shore's movies and "weasel" stuff. Many will also find it at least somewhat inspirational, his being so vulnerable and open. Lots and lots of familiar faces too, plenty of great cameos. It's hard to believe how many people came on board to help out with this project. Check it out, chances are you'll be pleasantly surprised.


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