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Bait Shop (2008)





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Bill Engvall and Billy Ray Cyrus star in this down-home comedy concerning a small-town bait-shop owner who enters into a local Bass Tournament in hopes of raising the money needed to keep his struggling store in business. Bill's Bait Shop is going under fast, and in order to remain afloat, frazzled owner Bill (Engvall) will have to raise $15,000 in record time. While Bill's family and friends are always willing to lend some moral support, they just don't have the cash needed to bail him out this time around. But Bill has always considered himself an expert fisherman, and soon begins plotting to take top prize in the upcoming annual Bass Tournament. But winning the tournament won't be easy, because Bill's nemesis, rival bait-shop owner Hot Rod Johnson (Cyrus) is entering the competition as well, and he's got a tackle box full of surprises for his longtime opponent. As the lines are cast and the tension grows, Bill remains determined to prove that he still the biggest fish that this small town has to offer.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Bill Engvall, Bear Aderhold, Thomas F.X. Sullivan, James Greer, Jonathan Bernstein
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 2, 2008
LionsGate Entertainment


Bill Engvall
as Bill Dugan
Billy Ray Cyrus
as Hot Rod Johnson
Neil Enfinger
as Cuckolded Man
Jim R. Coleman
as Announcer
Tim A. Powell
as Donnie Rains
David Preuss
as Customer
Tom Hillmann
as Uninterested Man
Mikki Scanlon
as Woman on Street
Jeff Chase
as Man on Street
Matt Horohoe
as PBA Official
Mark Zona
as ESPN Announcer 1
Keith Alan
as ESPN Announcer 2
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This movie isn't horrible, but it's still a very mostly unfunny, kind of boring and poorly acted film. The film doesn't really take any chances, the jokes are ones that we've seen a million times before and done much better. The only joke the was funny, was the one at the end. This film is a pass unless you are an enthusiastic fisherman.


Barry Newart

Fairly funny but probably only enough for once. I liked the mullet song being in there. That's always fun.

just another movie. I did like Bill Engvall in it but Billy Ray should not be in movies. Plus now I want to go fishing.

Andrew Zion

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