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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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An all new feature film from the twisted minds of cult comedy heroes Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim (Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job)! Tim and Eric are given a billion dollars to make a movie, but squander every dime... and the sinister Schlaaang corporation is pissed. Their lives at stake, the guys skip town in search of a way to pay the money back. When they happen upon a chance to rehabilitate a bankrupt mall full of vagrants, bizarre stores and a man-eating wolf that stalks the food court, they see dollar signs-a billion of them. Featuring cameos from Awesome Show regulars and some of the biggest names in comedy today! -- (C) Magnet Releasingmore
Rating: R (for strong crude and sexual content throughout, brief graphic nudity, pervasive language, comic violence and drug use)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Jon Mugar, Doug Lussenhop, Tim Heidecker, Jonathan Krisel, Eric Wareheim
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 8, 2012
Box Office: $0.2M
Magnolia Pictures - Official Site


William Atherton
as Earle Swinter
Jeff Goldblum
as Chef Goldblum
Robert Loggia
as Tommy Schlaaang
Ray Wise
as Dr. Doon Struts
Erica Durance
as Paris Waitress
Bill A. Jones
as Serious Announcer
Bob Odenkirk
as Schlaaang Announcer
Frank Slaten
as Super Seat Customer
Bob Ross
as Himself
Ronnie Rodriguez
as Diamond Jim/Johnny D...
Nancy Stelle
as Woman on Paris Stree...
Jean-Michel Richaud
as Paris Policeman
Marilyn Porayko
as Woman Being Ticketed
Michael Gross
as Narrator
Kristopher Logan
as Studio Executive 1
Andy Spencer
as Studio Executive 2
Christopher Guckenbe...
as Studio Executive 3
Mary Bly
as Mrs. Heidecker
Lillian Adams
as Mrs. Wareheim
Jay Mawhinney
as Bartender
as Tattoo Artist
Harry Elmayan
as Delivery Man
Ted Neubauer
as Man on Street
Dena Roe
as Woman on Street
Kimberly Ables Jindr...
as Woman Giving Birth
Doug Foster
as Customer
Noah Spencer
as Jeffrey
Rae Sunshine Lee
as Shrim Dancer
Palmer Scott
as Large Man
Mobin Khan
as El Hat Proprietor
James Quall
as Himself
Cole Carl Mangham
as Shrim Kid #1
Joshua Briscoe
as Shrim Kid #4
Gabe Bartalos
as Wolf Puppeteer
Howie Slater
as Steven Spielberg
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Critic Reviews for Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie

All Critics (71) | Top Critics (24)

Various articles describe Tim and Eric's style as 'avant garde' but we remain unconvinced.

Full Review… | August 21, 2012
Time Out
Top Critic

The laughs dry up even as the gross-out material grows more, uh, fluid.

Full Review… | March 8, 2012
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

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.

Full Review… | March 8, 2012
Top Critic

The vicious mirth is hit-or-miss but contagious.

Full Review… | March 7, 2012
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

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.

Full Review… | August 15, 2014
Under the Radar

a strange cross between Get Shorty and Office Space, yet having its own unique flavor

Full Review… | August 3, 2013
7M Pictures

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!

KJ Proulx
KJ Proulx

Super Reviewer

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.

Greg S

Super Reviewer


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.

Sam Barnett
Sam Barnett

Super Reviewer

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