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Epic Movie (2007)

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Critic Consensus: A crude comedy with nothing new or insightful to say about the subjects it satirizes.

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Scary Movie screenwriters Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer join forces to parody the "biggest" movies ever to hit the silver screen in this comedy that gives such popular box-office hits as Pirates of the Caribbean and Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe the same treatment that Scary Movie gave to the slasher subgenre. A virtual smorgasbord of spoof, Epic Movie tells the tale of four fully grown orphans: one the victim of snakes that attacked her plane, another raised by a kindly Louvre curator, the third a Mexican "libre" wrestling refuge, and the last an average mutant from an "X"-community. When the curious quartet visits a sprawling chocolate factory, they stumble across a magical wardrobe which transports them to the enchanted land of Gnarnia. It seems that the wondrous fantasy land has recently fallen under the spell of the evil White Bitch (Jennifer Coolidge), and in order to bring peace back to Gnarnia these four bumbling mortals will have to join forces with a charismatic pirate, a painfully sincere group of aspiring wizards, and one particularly libidinous lion.
Rating:
R (for crude and sexual humor, language and some comic violence)
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Comedy
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Box Office:
$39,666,075.00
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Cast

Kal Penn
as Edward
Jayma Mays
as Lucy
Héctor Jiménez
as Mr. Tummus
Darrell Hammond
as Capt. Jack Swallows
Carmen Electra
as Mystique
Jennifer Coolidge
as White Bitch
David Carradine
as Museum Curator
Tony Cox
as Bink
Dane Farwell
as Dumbledore
Jim Piddock
as Magneto
Vince Vieluf
as Wolverine
Jareb Dauplaise
as Nacho Libre
Rico Rodriguez
as Chanchito
Jim Piccock
as Magneto
Danny Jacobs
as Borat/Pirate with Eye Patch
Kevin McDonald
as Harry Potter
Crista Flanagan
as Hermoine
Ricco Rodriguez
as Chanchito
Dana Seltzer
as Flight Attendant
David Lehre
as Ashton Kutcher Look-Alike
James Walker
as Samuel Jackson Look-Alike
Cordele Taylor
as Kanye West Look-Alike
James Salker Sr.
as Samuel Jackson Look-Alike
Alla Petrou
as Paris Hilton Look-Alike
Gregory Jbara
as Mel Gibson Look-Alike
Anwar Burton
as Michael Jackson Look-Alike
Abe Spigner
as Flovor Flav Look-Alike
Shawn McDonald
as P. Diddy Faun
Katt Williams
as Harry Beaver
Nick Steele
as Lead Archer
Lauren Conrad
as Lauren Conrad
Brennan Thomas
as Woodsman
Eagles of Death Metal
as Aslo's Camp Band
David J. Catching
as Band Member
Jesse Hughes
as Band Member
Brian O'Connor
as Band Member
Gene Trautmann
as Band Member
Daniel Joseph
as Pirate
Taran Killam
as Pirate
Jeremy Rowley
as Pirate
Qiana Chase
as Pirate Wench
Jillian Grace
as Pirate Wench
Masha Lund
as Pirate Wench
Pollyanna Salas-Uruena
as Pirate Wench
Sara Jean Underwood
as Pirate Wench
Olivia Hardt
as Cribs Faun
Zee James
as Cribs Faun
Ginney Jones
as Cribs Faun
Britten Kelley
as Cribs Faun
Arielle Vandenberg
as Cribs Faun
Heather Storm
as Aslo's Girl
Irina Voronina
as Jogging Girl
Audra Lynn
as Wardrobe Girl
Darko Belgrade
as James Bond
Brooklyn Freed
as Bond Girl
Sabi Dorr
as Blacksmith
Mike Grief
as Prison Guard
Mary Castro
as Breast Bite Woman
Ron LéRoy
as Nose Bite Guy
Thomas Van Tassel
as Crotch Bite Guy
Lichelle D. Ebner
as Morphed Mystique
Paul Zies
as Thug
Ronald Lee Clark
as Oompa Loompa
Joe Gieb
as Oompa Loompa
Arturo Gil
as Oompa Loompa
Ricardo Gil
as Oompa Loompa
Michael Lee Gogin
as Oompa Loompa
Joseph S. Griffo
as Oompa Loompa
Pancho Moler
as Oompa Loompa
Mike Murga
as Oompa Loompa
Mark Povinelli
as Oompa Loompa
Jon Simanton
as Oompa Loompa
David J. Steinberg
as Oompa Loompa
John Tamaki
as Oompa Loompa
Tyce Diorio
as Willy Dance Double
Richard Steeio Vazquez
as Curator Dance Double
Megan Hiratzka
as Dancing Pirate Girl
Samantha Lee
as Dancing Pirate Girl
Philip "Spee-D" Albuquerque
as Breakdancing Pirate
Jaime "Venum" Burgos III
as Breakdancing Pirate
Oren "Flea Rock" Michaeli
as Breakdancing Pirate
Frankie DeMiranda
as Dancing Soldiers
Chadd Smith
as Dancing Soldiers
Anwar "Fliistylz" Burton
as Michael Jackson Look-Alike
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Critic Reviews for Epic Movie

All Critics (64) | Top Critics (18)

The gutter-brow auteurs who helped write the first Scary Movie and created Date Movie milk their lame sketch-comedy minds for yet another punishingly uninspired skewering of Hollywood hits.

Full Review… | February 10, 2007
Time Out
Top Critic

Despite all the scatological high jinks on display, most of the satire is affectionate rather than merciless.

Full Review… | January 31, 2007
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

The makers of Epic Movie have just discovered the existence of urine, vomit and pimples, and declared them hilarious.

January 30, 2007
New York Post
Top Critic

How can you make fun of such self-aware subjects as Borat or Johnny Depp's winkingly fey Jack Sparrow? Who hasn't already noticed Tom Hanks' bad Da Vinci Code hair? And really, is there anything left to say about Samuel L. Jackson and those snakes?

Full Review… | January 30, 2007
New York Daily News
Top Critic

An amateur-hour game of Spot That Reference, intended for people who crack up simply at the mention of anything topical.

January 30, 2007
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Epic Movie strays so far from the solid fundamentals of filmmaking that it calls the very foundation of humor into question.

Full Review… | January 30, 2007
AV Club
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Epic Movie

Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer are the worst "directors" to ever tackle the parody genre. Epic Movie is a dreadful mess that is a pure waste of celluloid, and is not worth seeing. The comedy is non-existent, childish, and fails miserably due to a poor script that is so lazily written. Epic Movie is an epic failure. I'm surprised that someone even dared to green lit this trash. This is scrapping the bottom of the barrel and it isn't worth checking out. Every gag fails miserably, as Friedberg and Seltzer try to put as many popular culture references in their films as possible. They seem to think that overdoing that formula is funny, well, it's not. This movie is painful to sit through, and it can be summarized as a pure waste of film, one that is garbage because, the so called attempt at comedy presented here just fails in terms of punch line, and the jokes are immature, stupid and pointless. The film is bland, unfunny and is so poorly acted, that you wonder how this crap finds an audience. I hated this film, and I think it's one of the worst comedies ever put on film. If studios are smart, they'll never let these directors near a camera again because; they're horrible and making films. Who ever gave the go ahead to make this garbage should be ashamed. Epic Movie is horrible filmmaking, and if you want a movie that is pure trash, and definitely not worth your time, this is that film. Epic Movie is not worth seeing. If you want great parody films, check out Airplane! Spaceballs, and Top Secret. However, avoid this one at all costs; you'll be glad you did.

Alex roy
Alex roy

Super Reviewer

Peter: Tomorrow we fight. So tonight... we party!  "We Know It's Big. We Measured." Words can't describe the painful experience of trying to watch Epic Movie. This movie may have single handedly destroyed the spoof genre. Sure there's been other really bad ones over recent years, but this is easily the worst one I have had the displeasure of watching. There's nothing clever going on here. Just obvious, lowbrow, and immature humor at its worst. The scariest thing about Epic Movie is that the people making it may have actually thought what they were doing was funny. This is no Blazing Saddles. Hell it's not even up to par with Not Another Teen Movie, and I hated that one too. There's no reason for this movie to exist. It's a failure.  The movie is so bad, it almost makes me want to give up on living. Maybe that's slightly extreme, but try to watch this movie and you'll see what I mean. If there's a knife close to you, you'll probably slit your throat. If there's a gun, you'll probably blow your brains out. One of the worst movies ever made, period.

Melvin White
Melvin White

Super Reviewer

½

A comedy is supposed to make you laugh right? I mean, isn't that the basic criteria? Well, this tragic piece of garbage failed to even present a single good joke. It's so lame, stupid and badly timed that it almost put my little brother to tears. The only thing that made it slightly watchable was the wide range of movie references, which a major movie-buff like me could appreciate on some level (although only due to the minor amusement found in the recognition factors, as opposed to any real comical value). Sadly, however, it's still one of the worst movies I've ever seen. I'm just glad I didn't pay to see it, and I feel truly sorry for those who did. Because when all is said and done, Epic Movie is nothing but an Epic Fail.

Mike S
Mike S

Super Reviewer

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