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The Fanatic (2019)

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A rabid film fan stalks his favorite action hero and destroys the star's life.

Director:

Fred Durst

Writers:

Fred Durst (story by), Fred Durst (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Travolta ... Moose
Devon Sawa ... Hunter Dunbar
Ana Golja ... Leah
Jacob Grodnik ... Todd
James Paxton ... Slim
Josh Richman Josh Richman ... Aaron
Jeff Chase ... Security Guard
Luis Da Silva Jr. ... Luis
Jessica Uberuaga ... Brenda
Rene Michelle Aranda ... Tourist
Marta González Rodin ... Dora
Leslie Sides ... Autograph Seeker
Theresa Ireland ... Marilyn Monroe
Denny Mendez ... Amanda
Elle Matarazzo ... Agent
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Storyline

The story is inspired by a real-life fan who pursued Limp Bizkit's frontman Fred Durst many years ago, and the screenplay was written by Durst and Dave Bekerman. It follows Moose (played by John Travolta), who gets cheated out of meeting his favorite action hero, Hunter Dunbar (played by Devon Sawa). Moose then hunts down Dunbar to get the celebrity interaction he feels he deserves. Harmless at first, Moose's actions begin to take a dark turn. Against the advice of his friend Leah (Ana Golja), Moose begins to make frequent visits to his hero's private home. As the visits continue to escalate, Dunbar finds himself in increasing danger. Written by Tiboriyo

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When the Hollywood Dream Becomes a Nightmare See more »

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Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong violence, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 2019 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Moose See more »

Filming Locations:

Birmingham, Alabama, USA See more »

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Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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Trivia

Filmed in and around Birmingham, AL. Second film in Birmingham for John Travolta, who filmed Trading Paint (2019) in the area simultaneously. See more »

Quotes

[Moose puts a pair of antlers on his head]
Moose: Moose is in the house. Moose is in the house.
[he gets up and walks around the couch]
Moose: Watch out. Watch out. Here's Moosey!
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Crazy Credits

For some reason, all opening credits are repeated at the end of the film. See more »

Connections

References London Has Fallen (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

The Truth
Written by Limp Bizkit, Sammy Siegler
Performed by Limp Bizkit
Courtesy of Flip/Geffen Records
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User Reviews

 
No Fred, I did not want to hear Limp Bizkit...
7 October 2019 | by donaldriccoSee all my reviews

This is not a good movie. The only reason I give it 2 stars, instead of 1 or zero, is that at least John Travolta tried. But he appeared to be the only one. The voice over did not work at all. Those strange cartoon sketches that broke up scenes, also didn't work. And the director playing his own music, and having the character mention his band's name, is possibly one of the lamest things I've seen in a movie! And the ending is just stupid. If I were you, I'd just watch "The Fan" with DeNiro and skip this completely!


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