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Witless Protection (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 22 February 2008 (USA)
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When a small-town sheriff witnesses what he believes to be an attempted kidnapping, his effort to save the beautiful damsel in distress sets him down a wild path of comic mishap.

Writers:

Charles Robert Carner (screenplay), Charles Robert Carner (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Larry the Cable Guy ... Deputy Larry Stalder
Richard Bull ... Sheriff Smoot
J. David Moeller J. David Moeller ... Elmer
Will Clinger ... Bo
Omar Dykes Omar Dykes ... Gus (as Omar Kent Dykes)
Reno Collier ... Tater
Jenny McCarthy ... Connie
Yaphet Kotto ... Ricardo Bodi
Ivana Milicevic ... Madeleine
Dan Waller ... Agent Orange / MIB #1
Rick LeFevour ... MIB #2 (as Rick Lefevour)
Joseph Luis Caballero ... MIB #3 (as Joe Caballero)
Sean Bridgers ... Norm
Gerry Bednob ... Omar
Claudia Michelle Wallace Claudia Michelle Wallace ... TSA Woman
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Storyline

The story centers on a small-town Sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping, and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be F.B.I. Agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago, but are later found to be on the take and are villains who are bent on killing her. Written by anonymous

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Taglines:

Protecting America's assets.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Wilford Duvall (Eric Roberts) wears a hat and jacket with the letters "P.M.S." on it. The letters stand for Private Maximum Security. See more »

Goofs

When Larry kidnaps Madelyn, you can tells its not Ivana Milicevic over his shoulder, but perhaps a stunt double. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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Alternate Versions

Yaphet Kotto's character is named Alonzo Mosely in the theatrical release. Due to rights issues with another studio that owns that character name (from Midnight Run, it had to be changed and redubbed to Ricardo Bodi for the DVD. See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Sabre Dance
Written by Aram Khachaturyan (as Aram Khachaturian)
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User Reviews

 
As good as i expected!!!!!
26 February 2008 | by BeaveryTheBeaverSee all my reviews

Which was not very. I didn't want to watch this movie. I mean after Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector and Delta Farce, I nearly ripped my cousin apart for dragging me to see them. But I wanted to see a movie and this was just about the only thing that I had not already seen. I had to have a little hope since I'm a big Blue Collar fan. But, Witless Protection was packed with not-so-funny jokes and idiotic situations that only a certain buck-toothed, slovenly demographic will laugh at. If you were insulted by the preceding sentence, then this movie isn't for you either as it is offensive itself.

Jenny McCarthy is fun to look at. But that doesn't makes up for the rest of this "movie" in no way whatsoever. Stick to animated movies, Larry.

1/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 February 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,116,692, 24 February 2008

Gross USA:

$4,161,625

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,161,625
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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