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Mascots (2016)

TV-MA | | Comedy | 13 October 2016 (USA)
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A look into the world of competitive mascots.

Director:

Christopher Guest
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zach Woods ... Mike Murray
Wayne Wilderson ... Dr. Harper James
Sarah Baker ... Mindy Murray
Michael Hitchcock ... Langston Aubrey
Tom Bennett ... Owen Golly, Jnr.
Kerry Godliman ... Sarah Golly
Parker Posey ... Cindi Babineaux
Chris O'Dowd ... Tommy 'Zook' Zucarello
Suanne Spoke ... Cavaliers Owner's Wife
Steven M. Porter ... Cavaliers Owner
Christopher Moynihan ... Phil Mayhew
Hayes Mercure ... Football Player
John Michael Higgins ... Upton French
Maria Blasucci ... Jessica Mundt
Suzi Barrett ... 'Does This Smell Normal' Woman
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A look into the world of competitive mascots.

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From the sidelines to the spotlight.

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mascotas See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the third time Christopher Guest has played Corky St Clair having previously played him in Waiting For Guffman and in the Saturday Night Live Men's Synchronized Swimming short film where the character first appeared. See more »

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Tommy 'Zook' Zucarello's facial wound changes from eyebrow to nose between scenes. See more »

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A.J. Blumquist: Well, my name is A.J. Blumquist, and I'm a former mascot, Danny the Donkey, and uh, I'm a judge this year for the Fluffies. For the two people that don't know, uh, Danny the Donkey, my mascot alter ego, was the first one to have an anatomically correct costume
[picture of donkey costume with large penis covered by large black bar]
A.J. Blumquist: . That lasted all of one game, caused a lot of controversy, but I have a lot of fans in Mexico, south of the border, Tasmania, Finland, and uh, I've had a lot of ...
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Not as expected
16 October 2016 | by pamma09See all my reviews

I am a fan of Christopher Guests movies and even put the release date of this on my calendar. WOW what a disappointment. I watched the whole thing waiting for it to get better and it never did. The characters with their bland speaking and a few funny lines never drew me into their lives. I actually was not drawn into any of the characters - they were either not funny or it was blatantly not entertaining. I expected Jane Lynch's character to be funny - about the only funny part was her facial expressions when the judges were watching the competition. In fact the lead up to the competition was sad - so sad. I would really like to say something good about this film but honestly I can't. And to be very honest it was a waste of my time - please do better next time Mr. Guest.


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