Zed, a prehistoric would-be hunter, eats from a tree of forbidden fruit and is banished from his tribe, accompanied by Oh, a shy gatherer. On their travels, they meet Cain and Abel on a fateful day, stop Abraham from killing Isaac, become slaves, and reach the city of Sodom where their tribe is now enslaved. Zed and Oh are determined to rescue the women they love, Maya and Eema. Standing in their way is Sodom's high priest and the omnipresent Cain. Zed tries to form an alliance with Princess Innana, which may backfire. Can an inept hunter and a smart but slender and diffident gatherer become heroes and make a difference?Written by
In the scene when Zed tries to shoot Abel's cow, he is thrown off and lands on his back. A second later he's attempting to get up from a face-down position. See more »
To the north!
You know that that's west.
Mmm hmm, yeah, I was just checking to see if you knew. To the west!
[under his breath]
I'm already glad you're here.
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Several bloopers are shown during the first half of the end credits. See more »
The 12-rated UK version has dialogue changes to secure a lower rating. The following lines were removed:
"My thingy smells like lamb chops"
"Did you know he can put his penis in his mouth, the whole thing?"
"His poor rectum is absolutely pulverized, which is not usual for a sheep in this region."
Saw this at a matinée yesterday, with very lowered expectations. Don't quite get all the hate on here for it. If you like Jack Black and Michael Cera, they perform as expected here, loudmouthed braggart and wimpy foil, respectively. Amazing cast...David Cross as Cain and Paul Rudd as Abel? Inspired. Oliver Platt as a hairy-chested high priest? The "McLovin" Kid? There's even a member of Upright Citizens Brigade who puts in a very brief cameo. The story is dumb, and there's a few jokes that fall flat...but the sets are impressive and everyone involved seems to be having fun. A good rental, at least. But you people that are rating it a 1? Save your venom for movies that deserve that, like "Meet The Spartans" (unwatchable) or the latest Michael Bay atrocity.
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