Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)
Critic Consensus: Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie is on a gleeful quest to repulse audiences, but sometimes less is more with this sketchy duo.
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|Rating:||R (for strong crude and sexual content throughout, brief graphic nudity, pervasive language, comic violence and drug use)|
|Directed By:||Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim|
|Written By:||Jon Mugar, Doug Lussenhop, Tim Heidecker, Jonathan Krisel, Eric Wareheim|
|In Theaters:||Mar 2, 2012 Limited|
|On DVD:||May 8, 2012|
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Critic Reviews for Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie
Various articles describe Tim and Eric's style as 'avant garde' but we remain unconvinced.
The laughs dry up even as the gross-out material grows more, uh, fluid.
Had Billion Dollar Movie been just eight minutes on the Funny or Die website, where Heidecker and Wareheim have often appeared, it might have worked.
If you're one of the many who just don't think [Tim and Eric are] very funny, there's little here that will change that opinion.
Audience Reviews for Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie
After watching many of their skits through the years, I was very anticipated to see "Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie," but I must say, that even though I had a blast watching this movie, it is nothing compared to the hilarity of their show. This film gives them an actual plot which takes you out a bit, because their shows has all been about randomness. To be honest, I do not even think a feature film was necessary, but it was inevitable I guess. The writing in this film almost seem absent at times, which is fine, because that is pretty much what their show is, but the jokes are very hit and miss. Since everything in this film was intentional, I will give them major props in pulling it all off. I am not a huge fan of this film, but I really enjoy these guys!
Cult TV comedians Tim & Eric are given a billion dollars to try to make a movie, squander it on hairdos and personal assistants, then try to make up the balance for their vicious corporate backers by rehabilitating an abandoned shopping mall overrun by wolves. Tim & Eric's awkward brand of meta-humor is often fascinating, but the mean-spirited grossout jokes clash with and ultimately overwhelm the clever avant-garde jokes, making the movie something of a missed opportunity for the absurdist comedy cause. John Waters would approve, however.
Tries too hard to be a movie, and forgets to do exactly what makes the show so great - forgoing conventional structure of any kind. As a result, Billion Dollar Movie is incredibly unfunny and woefully boring.
Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie Quotes
|Dr. Doone Struts:||May the brown foaminess flow all over you.|
|Eric:||There are way to many teeth in my mooouutthhh!|
|Diamond Jim/Johnny Depp:||They all know my name, but I can't say that I know theirs.|
|Tim:||You have to keep those refrigerated, Taquito.|
|Taquito:||It's okay, I only eat the middle.|
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