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Movie 43 (2013)

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A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Charlie Wessler (segment "The Pitch")
... Griffin Schraeder (segment "The Pitch")
... Bob Mone (segment "The Pitch")
... Jay (segment "The Pitch")
... Jerry (segment "The Pitch")
... Danita (segment "The Pitch")
... Seth MacFarlane (segment "The Pitch")
Mike Meldman ... Mike Meldman (segment "The Pitch")
... Davis (segment "The Catch")
... Beth (segment "The Catch")
... Pamela (segment "The Catch")
... Angie (segment "The Catch")
... Ray (segment "The Catch")
Rocky Russo ... Waiter Jake (segment "The Catch")
... Abby (segment "The Catch")
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Storyline

Ineffectual, 'has-been' film-maker (Dennis Quaid) swindles his way into an interview with a film executive (Greg Kinnear) in order to pitch an outrageous and controversial comedy manuscript. After pitching the first of his thirteen offbeat fables, the dejected artist forces the rest of his disjointed allegory on the executive at gunpoint. He tells stories of a woman on a blind date with a man who has testicles growing from his neck, in another a smitten woman offers her neck to her boyfriend to 'poop' on -as a sign of commitment and love. In yet another two parents take home-schooling to a whole new level of indecency, striving to give their isolated teenage son all the 'regular' torment and humiliation of puberty by bullying, peer-pressuring and even seducing him themselves. An off-beat, elephant-in-the-room type film. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Comedy. Exposed. See more »


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Rated R for strong pervasive crude and sexual content including dialogue, graphic nudity, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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25 January 2013 (USA)  »

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A Sticky Situation  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,805,878, 27 January 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$8,828,771, 10 March 2013
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Emma Stone, Terrance Howard, Chris Pratt, and Liev Schreiber are actors and actresses that appeared in Marvel films. From the X-Men franchise, you have: Jackman (Wolverine), Berry (Storm), and Schrieber (Sabretooth), and Stephen Merchant (Caliban); From The Amazing Spider-Man films: Stone (Gwen Stacey); From Iron Man (2008): Howard (Colonel Rhodes), and lastly, from Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Chris Pratt as Star Lord. Two of the directors from this film directed Marvel films as well. James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)) and Brett Ratner (X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)). See more »

Quotes

Fake Robin: Wait, let me get this straight. So you knew all the way back then? You knew that she was a dude?
Fake Batman: Whole time.
Fake Robin: Why did you make me kiss her? Him. It. This.
Fake Batman: I don't know. I guess I woke up this morning with a little case of the fuckarounds.
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Crazy Credits

The "Beezel" segment runs in between the segment credits and the rest of the credits. See more »

Connections

Featured in Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.31 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Spiegel Im Spiegel
Written by Arvo Pärt
Performed by Tasmin Little, Martin Roscoe
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Hands down the worst movie I've every seen!
25 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

I can't believe how bad this movie was. It's amazing to me that they got such high quality actors to take part in this piece of garbage. I can usually find some redeeming quality in most movies no matter how bad they are, but this is just a pile of crap. I almost asked for my money back. There wasn't one good thing about this. How on Earth did this movie get made. I'm shocked at how bad it was. How did someone hold a gun to the heads of all these talented actors to get this movie made. I can't say enough bad things about this. Wow! It even mentioned "Howard the Duck" as a bad movie. So, they know about bad movies. This will probably take the place of "Howard the Duck" as the worst movie of all time.


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