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Witless Protection (2008)

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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 ... See full summary »

Writers:

Charles Robert Carner (screenplay), Charles Robert Carner (story) | 1 more credit »
4 nominations. See more awards »

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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 Le Fevour ... MIB #2 (as Rick Lefevour)
Joseph Luis Caballero ... MIB #3 (as Joe Caballero)
Sean Bridgers ... Norm
Gerry Bednob ... Omar
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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Plot Keywords:

sheriff | fbi | tied feet | shotgun | possum | See All (6) »

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 February 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Astynomos gia klammata See more »

Filming Locations:

Brookfield, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,116,692, 24 February 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,131,640, 16 March 2008
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Larry is a Deputy for the Americus County Sheriff's Department. See more »

Goofs

When "Doc" injects the botox into Madeline's face, the amount in the syringe changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Infomercial Announcer: Congratulations on your purchase of the Spartan Police digital training course, guaranteed to turn you into a lean, mean, crime-fighting machine!
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Light Cavalry - Overture
Written by Franz von Suppé
Sonoton APM (ASCAP)
Music Provided by APM Music LLC
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loaded with redneck humor
8 August 2009 | by MLDinTNSee all my reviews

If you are a fan of the redneck then you will love this movie. Larry the cable guy plays the ultimate country, hick deputy. First he has a hot girlfriend, played by Jenny Mccarthy, which makes you wonder how he could land a girl like her, but that's before she starts talking. She loves all his critters too. Larry sees this hot blond, Madeleine, come in with several suits in a black SUV. His first thought is she's been kidnapped, so he kidnaps her. They get chased by the FBI all the way up to Chicago. Madeleine is a witness. Larry thinks the FBI guys with her are corrupt. He basically gets all these ideas from watching TV shows like cops. And Madedleine has some sort of key and they are looking for a computer disk. It was sort of confusing.

Basically, if you watch this, forget about the plot because the movie is all about the redneck jokes. While I didn't find it LOL, it was still amusing. Better than a lot of comedies.

FINAL VERDICT: If you like " you might be a redneck if"jokes, then this movie is right up your alley. If you don't like hill billy's then, I say skip this film.


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