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FDR: American Badass! (2012)

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An outrageous, over-the-top spoof, FDR: American Badass is the untold true story of our country's greatest monster-hunting president!

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Garrett Brawith

Writer:

Ross Patterson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Barry Bostwick ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Lin Shaye ... Eleanor Roosevelt
Bruce McGill ... Louis
Ray Wise ... Douglas MacArthur
Kevin Sorbo ... Abraham Lincoln
William Mapother ... Dr. Ellington
Paul Ben-Victor ... Mussolini
Keri Lynn Pratt ... Marietta Buford
Ross Patterson ... Cleavon Buford
Deon Richmond ... George
Rob Lathan ... Dan Rutherford
Robin Sydney ... Missy
Matt Winston ... Patrick Sheehan
Richard Riehle ... Senator Bronson
Robert R. Shafer ... Robby Kreeger
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An outrageous, over-the-top spoof, FDR: American Badass is the untold true story of our country's greatest monster-hunting president!

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What has two wheels and kills werewolves? ... This guy.

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Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R For crude and sexual content, pervasive language, some violence and drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The control for FDRs wheelchair is the Atari 2600 TV plug in game. See more »

Goofs

When FDR shows up to give a rousing speech to the troops before the invasion of Normandy, he's seen in front of a WWII aircraft (appears to be a Vought F4U Corsair) and on the tail, you can clearly see the words Commemorative Air Force painted on the plane. The Commemorative Air Force is an organization which restores and flies WWII aircraft didn't exist until 1957, and until 2002 was known as the Confederate Air Force. See more »

Quotes

Louis: Here's the paper, by the way.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Thank you. Let's see... Oh, American hero and werewolf killer... Franklin Delano announces he's running for President... Thank you, Mmm-hmm... I hope it mentions something about my cock still working.
Louis: No.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Well, shit, call them up! I want a press release first thing in the morning.
Louis: Before we do that...
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Let's leak them a picture, too.
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Referenced in Best of the Worst: Our DVD and Blu-ray Collection (2019) See more »

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Completely ridiculous but great fun
28 September 2012 | by turkmickSee all my reviews

From the outset this film looks cheap and you might consider not bothering to watch it based on that but if you stick with it the great cast suck you into it's unbelievably ridiculous world. Barry Bostwick's performance Carry's the film. There's a lot of modern street talk that he manages to pull off, even though some of it is borderline to silly but at the same time he turns in some great speeches that would be worthy of a far more serious film.

There's not much point in explaining the film, it's far to daft to attempt an explanation but it works, that's mostly down to the cast, the production, direction is excellent too, given the low budget nature of the film they made the most of what they had.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

FDR: Un american neînfricat! See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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