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Alpha Males Experiment (2009)

Knuckle Draggers (original title)
"Knuckle Draggers" takes a realistic, but comic look at how the behaviors of men and women have evolved very little since the caveman times. When Ethan, the needy nice guy, is dumped by his... See full summary »

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Alex Ranarivelo

Writer:

Alex Ranarivelo
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ross McCall ... Ethan
Paul J. Alessi ... Kyle
Amie Barsky ... Patricia
Omar Gooding ... Russell
Danielle Nicolet ... Renee
Justin Baldoni ... Gavin
Jennifer Alden ... Heather
Serah D'Laine ... Erica
Brandon Ray Olive ... Matteo (as Brandon Olive)
Lisa Waltz ... Stacy the Producer
Jillian Murray ... Amy
Parisa Fitz-Henley ... Syra
Karrie MacLaine ... Angela
Ashley A. Schultz Ashley A. Schultz ... Pam
James D. Owens ... Edward
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Storyline

"Knuckle Draggers" takes a realistic, but comic look at how the behaviors of men and women have evolved very little since the caveman times. When Ethan, the needy nice guy, is dumped by his fiancee, he asks his misogynist older brother Kyle to help him win her back. Kyle tries to teach Ethan how to act like "a real man" and to never put a woman on a pedestal. Repulsed by his brother's harsh views on how to treat women, Ethan ignores his advice and ventures out into the dating world, where he slowly realizes that everything Kyle says seems to be true. Written by Alex Ranarivelo

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After the girl of his dreams dumps him, a nice guy (Ethan) recruits his misogynist brother (Kyle) to help him win her back. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual content
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Pam: So you think that we, we came from apes?
Kyle: Well I don't know about you honey, but I sure did.
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Connections

References Fight Club (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet and Sour
Written by Sergio Anezoulakis
Performed by SERG FLO feat. TONY FUEGO
Publishers Crooked Triangle (ASCAP) & Sin Chavo Music (ASCAP)
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Absolutely hysterical and down to earth at the same time.
13 November 2019 | by foreverescueSee all my reviews

Love the plot. Very down to earth, very realistic and with a wonderfully hilarious story. The cast is superb and the chemistry between Paul J. Alessi and Aimee Barsky and Ross McCall make this movie even better. Definitely a must watch film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alpha Males Experiment See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$620,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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