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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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The biggest cast ever assembled for the most outrageous comedy ever made. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Anna Faris and Chris Pratt play a couple in this movie. They were married in real life until announcing their divorce in 2017. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: They're not trying to take over your world, they're just trying to find a little place in your hearts. Remember, machines: they're full of kids.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.86 (2013) See more »

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April Loves Rain
Written by Line Larsen
Performed by Line Larsen
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Easy watching, a good laugh if it's your sort of thing. Generally misunderstood
27 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

Personally find it entertaining. Easy to watch. If you take out the crappy base storyline with the 3 twits it's OK. I don't think people realise the point of this film. It's just a sketch movie. It's not meant to be a masterpiece. Millions of people watch sketches like this on YouTube everyday but may a movie well that's just ridiculous, calm down. It's way better than south park which is just swearing angry kids and sex.


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