Rod Kimble is a naïf, a slacker living in a small US town with his mom, his younger brother, and his stepfather whose respect he craves. He also misses his dead dad, whom he thinks was Evel Knievel's back-up. Rod, a man-child, believes that he is a stunt man. When his stepfather needs an operation, with help from his brother and his slacker pals, Rod hatches a plan to set a school-bus-jumping record on his moped. First, his crew and he have to raise money to rent the buses and build the ramp. Trouble is, Rod's inept at his chosen career. Looming failure is complicated by the return of Denise, Rod's next-door neighbor and secret heartthrob, who is home from college. Is public humiliation at hand?
Smack destiny in the face
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for crude humor, language, some comic drug-related and violent content
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3 August 2007 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Az örök kaszkadőr
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Opening Weekend USA: $5,310,711,
5 August 2007
Gross USA: $13,938,332
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $14,334,401
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
In the scene with Rod (Samberg) riding his bike to his date with Cathy (Britt Irvin) and singing "Ohhh when you're going on a date, and you put on a shirt! And you ride your bike to the daaaaate," was improvised by Andy Samberg. See more
When Rod introduces the Frank Fund, Denise's back is shown. She is wearing a top with spaghetti straps. In the next shot and for the rest of the scene she is wearing a t-shirt. See more
Who cares what anyone thinks?
You don't get it, do you Denise? I used to be legit. In fact, I was too legit. I was too legit to quit. But now I'm not legit. I'm un-legit. And for that reason I must quit.
You don't mean that.
Yeah, I do... Stay Sweet.
[Turns around and walks away
After the end credits roll we see Rod bowing to his old moped in the sunset. See more
Written by Glenn Danzig
Performed by Misfits meet the Nutley Brass
Courtesy of Misfits Records / Rykodisc
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing See more