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Action Point (2018)

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A daredevil designs and operates his own theme park with his friends.

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Tim Kirkby

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John Altschuler (screenplay by), Dave Krinsky (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Knoxville ... D.C.
Eleanor Worthington-Cox ... Boogie
Chris Pontius ... Benny
Dan Bakkedahl ... Knoblach
Johnny Pemberton ... Ziffel
Brigette Lundy-Paine ... Four Finger Annie
Eric Manaka ... Rodney
Joshua Hoover ... Hot Headed Pete
Conner McVicker ... Stiv
Michael Everson ... Slappy
Aidan Whytock ... Ron
Matthew Peterson ... Travis
Aidan Scott Aidan Scott ... Bobo
Ashley Dickerson Ashley Dickerson ... Steffi
Matt Schulze ... Killer
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Storyline

A daredevil designs and operates his own theme park with his friends.

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Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude sexual content, language, drug use, teen drinking, and brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Action Park See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,390,164, 3 June 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,059,608
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The film is loosely inspired on the now defunct Action Park in Vernon, New Jersey that first opened in 1979. The park was considered by many to be one of the most dangerous theme parks in the United States. At least six people were known to have died as a result of incidents that occurred within the original park. The park closed in 1996 and later reopened, under new ownership, as Mountain Creek. After yet another ownership change, the park briefly changed its name back to Action Park for the 2014 and 2015 seasons before reverting back to Mountain Creek in 2016, in order to disassociate itself from the former park's infamous reputation. See more »

Goofs

Chris Pontius and Johnny Knoxville are supposed to be brothers and in the scene to drive after Boogie, Pontius says something about his grandfather referring to him as "my grandfather" when it would have been "our grandfather." See more »

Crazy Credits

On-set pranks, various nut-shots, and bloopers are shown during the first portion of the closing credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Upgrade/Action Point/Adrift (2018) See more »

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Hell Raiser
Written by Eric P. Caspar (as Eric Caspar)
Courtesy of APM Music
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I like it, but it's not worth going out of your way to see.
3 June 2018 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

I feel like Johnny Knoxville has lost a step. I don't know how true that is, because thinking about how much I loved Bad Grandpa contradicts that, but he looks old in this (not just because he is old but I'm sure years of stunt work will do that for you), he looks worn out old.

In what looks like a homage to Action Park, Knoxville plays a park owner literally keeping the rides together using duck tape when a rival park plans to put him out of the biz, so he ups his game by turning down the safety measurements, which allows Knoxville to do what he does best.

I think this movie could have used the support of the entire Jackass crew and not just Chris Pontus, although Pontus totally proves if you are going to do this with only one member, he's got to be that member. Absolutely Hilarious

Realistically, if you are a fan of Knoxville and Jackass you'll love this picture, but I do feel they could have used more slap stick stunts and less story.


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