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Epic Movie (2007)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy | 26 January 2007 (USA)
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A comedic satire of films that are large in scope, reputation and popularity.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kal Penn ... Edward
Adam Campbell ... Peter Pervertsky
Jennifer Coolidge ... White Bitch
Jayma Mays ... Lucy
Faune Chambers Watkins ... Susan Pervertsky (as Faune Chambers)
Crispin Glover ... Willy Wonka
Tony Cox ... Bink
Héctor Jiménez ... Mr. Tumnus (as Hector Jimenez)
Darrell Hammond ... Captain Jack Swallows
Carmen Electra ... Mystique
Fred Willard ... Aslo
David Carradine ... Museum Curator
Kevin McDonald ... Harry Potter
George Alvarez ... Ron Weasley
Crista Flanagan ... Hermione Granger
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Storyline

Four troubled orphans from four separate movie scenarios who are bound together in a wacky chocolate factory after receiving golden tickets to go on an 'epic adventure.' After they escape from the clutches of a very scary Willy Wonka they discover the magical world of 'Gnarnia' through an enchanted wardrobe. There they must seek the help of a randy lion, a hoard of mutants from the x academy, students of witchcraft and wizardry, funky swash-buckling pirates and a mischievous beaver to defeat the evil white bitch! Written by MovieMagic

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From 2 of the 6 writers of "Scary Movie" See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language and some comic violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bob Bailey See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,612,544, 28 January 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$39,739,367, 3 May 2007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$86,865,564, 1 February 2009
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jayma Mays and Adam Campbell met on the set of the film, and they married in October 2007. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 10 mins) When the White Bitch is playing "Ms. New Booty" on the battlefield, she has a giant stereo that there was no sign of mere seconds earlier. This is probably a gag. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: This is the story of four orphans brought together by fate. They didn't know it yet, but there was something more greater in store for them, something epic.
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Crazy Credits

Multiple positions/titles are misspelled (intentionally) (seen in theaters
  • unknown if this is included in DVD)
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Alternate Versions

The 93-minute unrated version is about 9 minutes longer and includes the following changes: -There is a shot of some paintings in the museum. -During the Da Vinci Code spoof, Lucy says: "I haven't seen the book on tape". -The dance that the museum curator does is longer.
  • When the Jack Black look-a-like is screaming "Nacho!", he screams for longer.
-During the Snakes on a Plane spoof, the Samuel L. Jackson look-a-like replaces every time he says "goddamn" with "motherf**kin". -The dance that Mystique does is longer. -When Willy Wonka comes out of the factory, his entrance is longer, and he welcomes everyone using their first names. -The scene where Edward is eating out of the chocolate river (and is then told that it is the sewer line) is longer. -When Lucy opens the closet, the bikini girl is now naked, and she doesn't tell Lucy to not go in the wardrobe. -The scene where Lucy gets her tongue frozen to the pole is longer, where she uses a knife to try and cut it off, then tries an axe. -When one of the faun girls goes below the camera, Mr. Tumnus makes a thumbs-up gesture. -The scene where Mr. Tumnus tells Lucy to leave is longer, with Lucy saying farewell, and then sneezes in a handkerchief, and gives it to Mr. Tumnus. -The scene with the camera message is longer. -The scene where Edward first meets the White Bitch is way longer, including a part where Edward drinks out of the liquor bottle. -When it shows the Superman spoof, Peter says "You shot me in the f**king eye!" instead of "fricking". -Lucy uses a UV light on a painting in Mr. Tumnus' house and deciphers a secret message, which says to look on a message decoder. She deciphers the message, which says: "Get crunk!" and Susan opens the decoder, which has their birth certificates in it. -The scene where Mr. Tumnus sees Harry Beaver again is slightly different. -There is an extended scene where Harry Beaver gets a text on his cell phone. -There is a scene where the White Bitch is talking about her weapon of mass destruction, and her minion says: "Yo, Bitch, that's basically the plot of Superman Returns".
  • When Jack Swallows rescues Edward and introduces himself, there is some extra dialogue.
-The pirate music video with the girls shows some different shots near the end of the song. -When Jack Swallows gets killed, the scene is longer. -When Peter, Lucy, Susan, and Edward are on their way to meet Aslo, there is a brief spoof of Borat. -When the heroes first meet Aslo, they find him in bed with a woman. The woman jumps out of bed, topless, and says: "Screw you, Aslo". You then see Aslo has an erection. -There is an extra scene where Edward is in a cell with Mel Gibson, who says he likes to sleep naked. Edward then kicks him in the nuts (this scene is in the theatrical version, but is at the end credits). -After the heroes all have sex with Aslo, Peter says: "My butt's sore". -When Harry Beaver shows the heroes the magazine, there is some extra text on the magazine. -The puking scene is way longer. -The sex scene between Mystique and Peter has some extra dialogue near the beginning. -When Peter slows the woman jogging, it then turns out to be a fat man. There is a slightly extended scene of a man jogging with large genitals. -There is a scene with the remote where it says: "Erase the White Bitch's evil plot?". -The ending is slightly different. -There are out takes during the end credits. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Hustle & Flow (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Rosado March
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Vincent Alfieri and Joey Katsaros (as Joseph Katsaros)
Performed by Rohaus Rosado
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I can't vote lower than 1?
16 October 2009 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I will admit I didn't see this until a couple of days ago, and I was really hesitant of seeing it, after reading a lot of negative reviews on the film, and after seeing the excrement that is Disaster Movie. And let me tell you, after seeing this travesty for myself, I can't agree more with the negativity. While not quite as monstrous as Disaster Movie, Epic Movie(more like Epic Dud) is a truly terrible movie. There are absolutely no redeeming qualities here. The humour just isn't funny. It is crude, vulgar, over-familiar and even contrived, and the constant flashing of breasts was way overdone. The acting was really amateur, Jennifer Coolidge and Carmen Electra get my vote as the worst actresses in the movie, and believe me that is not saying much. The Willy Wonka spoof was just as tired as the movie itself. And as a parody of films like Pirates of the Caribbean and chronicles of Narnia, it falls well short in terms of sophistication. The writing is unbelievably bad, the characters are annoying and the plot just isn't there. The music was awful, and the pirate rap was torturously bad. I will say right now, that I don't like any of the recent Friedberg-Seltzer movies, merely because not only do I feel that there is a complete lack of comedic talent in their films, but also their films come across as a complete waste of time. And just like Disaster Movie, I seriously was considering turning the film off 20 minutes in, that's how painful I found it. All in all, probably not quite the worst movie ever, but along with movies like Home Alone 4, NeverEnding Story 3 and Freddy Got Fingered, it is close. A complete disaster of epic proportions, and one to avoid, even if you're thinking of renting. I'm not trying to sound harsh, I am just trying to explain as much as I can what I feel about the movie. 1/10 Bethany Cox


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