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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

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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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Did You Know?

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

After the credits is a picture of Pauly laying next to Sam Kinison's grave. See more »

Connections

References KTLA Morning News (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Forget About Dre
Performed by Dr. Dre, Eminem
Written by Eminem (as Marshall Mathers III), Dr. Dre (as Andre Young), Melvin Bradford
Courtesy of Interscope Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Don't waste you time
21 August 2005 | by dyann60See all my reviews

I've always like Pauly Shore, Thought I'd rent this for a laugh, what a mistake, He wrote directed and stared in it. What is up, can't he get any jobs in Hollywood? I always thought he was funny.Why not make a second part to "In the Army", any way, don't bother, or waste your time on this one! I really hated the parts where he is jacking off while talking to his Mom on the phone! What does his Mom think about this when she see's it! Son in law was funny too. So I watched it, took it back to Blockbuster and asked them why they even have a copy of it on their shelves, they said it only goes out like once a month. Well I hope this is 10 lines so I can quit typing!


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