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Movie 43 (2013)

R | | Comedy | 25 January 2013 (USA)
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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Quaid ... Charlie Wessler (segment "The Pitch")
Greg Kinnear ... Griffin Schraeder (segment "The Pitch")
Common ... Bob Mone (segment "The Pitch")
Charlie Saxton ... Jay (segment "The Pitch")
Will Sasso ... Jerry (segment "The Pitch")
Odessa Rae ... Danita (segment "The Pitch")
Seth MacFarlane ... Seth MacFarlane (segment "The Pitch")
Mike Meldman Mike Meldman ... Mike Meldman (segment "The Pitch")
Hugh Jackman ... Davis (segment "The Catch")
Kate Winslet ... Beth (segment "The Catch")
Julie Claire ... Pamela (segment "The Catch")
Katie Finneran ... Angie (segment "The Catch")
Roy Jenkins ... Ray (segment "The Catch")
Rocky Russo Rocky Russo ... Waiter Jake (segment "The Catch")
Anna Madigan ... 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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Everything you've heard about this movie is true. Unspeakable. Unforgivable. Unbelievable. Unsafe. Unreal. And just plain wrong. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Truth or Dare See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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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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Dolby Digital | Datasat | Dolby (Professional Reference Monitor)| SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Features an incredible cast of actors who have appeared in major roles in superhero movies:
  • Emma Stone (The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014))
  • Steven Merchant (Logan (2017))
  • Liev Schrieber (X-Men Origins - Wolverine (2009))
  • Seth Macfarlane (Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2007))
  • Hugh Jackman (the X-Men franchise)
  • Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017))
  • Kate Bosworth (Superman Returns (2006))
  • Uma Thurman (Batman & Robin (1997))
  • Bobby Cannavale (Ant-Man (2015))
  • Leslie Bibb (Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010))
  • Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Kick Ass (2010), Kick Ass 2 (2013))
  • Chloe Grace Moretz (Kick Ass (2010), Kick Ass 2 (2013))
  • Halle Berry (X-Men (2000), X-Men 2 (2003), X-Men The Last Stand (2006), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014))
  • Terrence Howard (Iron Man (2008))
Elizabeth Banks (Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man 2 (2004), Spider-Man 3 (2007) See more »

Quotes

Neil: How's your acid reflux?
Veronica: How's your HPV?
Neil: It's your HPV Veronica, I'm just carrying it.
Veronica: Let's not have another chicken or the egg debate, Neil.
Neil: No, lets. Chicken.
Veronica: Egg.
Neil: Chicken.
Veronica: Egg.
Neil: Chicken.
Veronica: Egg.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

The wraparound involving the segments being movie pitches was replaced in the UK Alternate Cut Version, released on the UK Blu-Ray, with an alternate wraparound about two teenagers and an 11-year-old trying to find the most banned movie in the world. See more »

Connections

References Roxanne (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

The Boy
Written by Morten Abel, Borge Fjordheim and Renete Engevold
Performed by Morten Abel, Borge Fjordheim and Renete Engevold
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It was great!
31 January 2013 | by killmesidewayysSee all my reviews

Obviously this movie isn't for a 40 year old. Obviously it isn't for a child. And obviously it isn't for someone who thinks they are too good for silly humor. There are some stupid shows on TV that make me wanna shoot myself and I can say that this movie was way better then that. Personally, I thought this movie was hilarious. And during the movie the whole audience was cracking up, that is not something you see, or hear, very often. I think Will Farrels kind of humor is WAY worst and less funny then this. I love it because it looks like such a fun gig for famous actors, its not all serious. If the actors are having fun with it then the audience should too. If you have a sense of humor and are not a grandma go see it!


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