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Throg (2004)

Not Rated | | Comedy , Fantasy | 26 June 2004 (USA)
In this dark comedy inspired by the medieval fantasy genre, an immortal idiot is chosen to champion the bored Gods of Mount Olympus. Poor Throg, ever the optimist, stumbles through history,... See full summary »

Director:

Matthew T. Power
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dana Lee Dana Lee ... Throg (as Dana K. Lee)
Dennis Green Dennis Green ... Urshag the Destroyer
Stephanie Hughes Stephanie Hughes ... Dr. Braun
Wayne Woodbury Wayne Woodbury ... Billy / Hades / Custer / Screenwriter / Monk
Lori Power Lori Power ... Aphrodite / Lady of the Lake / Shanty Mother / Monk / Pig
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dale T. Phillips Dale T. Phillips ... Throg the Elder
Eric Reeder Eric Reeder ... Aries
Harold Withee Harold Withee ... Restaurant Manager
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Storyline

In this dark comedy inspired by the medieval fantasy genre, an immortal idiot is chosen to champion the bored Gods of Mount Olympus. Poor Throg, ever the optimist, stumbles through history, leaving a trail of comic carnage in his wake. Along the way, he meets talking pigs, Arthurian knights, evil clowns, and the sadistic green man of the forest. Are his stories the ravings of a deranged lunatic, or will he truly achieve his "density?" Only time will tell. Written by Anonymous

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A Sword & Sorcery Tour de Farce!

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 June 2004 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Maine, USA See more »

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Budget:

$35,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Aranmor Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Although filmed on a shoestring budget over four years, the movie includes about 700 special effects. See more »

Connections

References Excalibur (1981) See more »

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In short, well shot, wrong genre! :-(
1 May 2006 | by openstorageSee all my reviews

Sorry, but this is a putrid childish mess. No plot to speak of and no laughs to be had (considering it's SUPPOSED to be a comedy) On the plus side, the overall look of the film is very professional. As a low budget horror this could have been very very good, what possessed them to do comedy is beyond me!?

In my opinion comedy is quite hard to do right, as its a very subjective thing. Also, not everyone can do comedy (These lot especially!) The producers of this shot themselves in the foot if you ask me!

Take my advice, you lot obviously have talent, but please DO a horror film!


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