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Rope a Dope (2013)

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Rope a Dope is a video starring Shaun Finney, Eric Jacobus, and Dennis Ruel. Meet the Dope, who's gotten stuck reliving the same 'Groundhog Day' cycle over and over, ending in a horrible fight that knocks him out only to re-awaken that same morning all over again...... See full summary »

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Shaun Finney ... Tall Punk
... The Dope
... Lead Punk
Lorenz Hideyoshi Ruwwe ... Hooded Punk
Thomas Tan ... Slick Punk
Yun Yang ... Karate Punk
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Meet the Dope, who's gotten stuck reliving the same 'Groundhog Day' cycle over and over, ending in a horrible fight that knocks him out only to re-awaken that same morning all over again... that is, until he decides to take matters into his own hands. Written by Anonymous

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Might be the funniest short I've ever seen
23 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

We come to The Stunt People for their incredible action skills (and they are certainly on display here), but Rope-A-Dope is extremely funny. I was thrilled to see this at Ric Meyers' annual kung fu panel at San Diego Comic-Con this year, and Eric Jacobus was in attendance to present as well. His performance is flawless and I can't wait to share it with everyone else in anticipation of the huge laughs it will no doubt earn.

I can't help but mention Groundhog Day when describing this short. Instead of using an endlessly repeating day to win Andie MacDowell's heart, The Dope is suffering from a series of annoyances and frustrations ending with an attack from a local gang. He becomes determined to figure out how best to deal with this gang.


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