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Movie 43 (2013)

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Critic Consensus: A star-studded turkey, Movie 43 is loaded with gleefully offensive and often scatological gags, but it's largely bereft of laughs.

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From the twisted minds of producers Peter Farrelly (Hall Pass, Shallow Hal) and Charles Wessler (There's Something About Mary, Dumb & Dumber), comes Movie 43-- the outrageous new ensemble comedy starring some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Movie 43 is not for the easily-offended and contains jaw-dropping, sometimes shockingly disturbing, but always entertaining intertwined storylines you'll have to see to believe. (c) Official Site
Rating:
R (for strong pervasive crude and sexual content including dialogue, graphic nudity, language, some violence)
Genre:
Comedy
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Written By:
In Theaters:
 limited
On DVD:
Box Office:
$8,700,000.00
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Cast

Anna Faris
as Vanessa
Uma Thurman
as Lois Lane
Halle Berry
as Emily
Emma Stone
as Ellen Malloy
Naomi Watts
as Samantha
Kate Bosworth
as Arlene
Kate Winslet
as Juliet Hulme
Terrence Howard
as Coach Jackson
Justin Long
as Robin
Kristen Bell
as Supergirl
Chris Pratt
as Jason
Leslie Bibb
as Wonder Woman
Bobby Cannavale
as Superman
John Hodgman
as The Penguin
Aasif Mandvi
as Robert
Jimmy Bennett
as Nathan
Corey Brewer
as Wallace
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Critic Reviews for Movie 43

All Critics (78) | Top Critics (19)

Despite all the gross-out humor, the most offensive thing about this is the lazy filmmaking; every shot feels like a first take, and the haphazard editing precludes any comic timing.

Full Review… | February 4, 2013
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

It is utterly disgusting throughout.

Full Review… | February 4, 2013
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

As a film critic, I've seen nearly 4,000 movies over the last fifteen years. Right now, I can't think of one worse than Movie 43.

Full Review… | February 4, 2013
New York Daily News
Top Critic

How many directors does it take to screw in a star-studded piece of aggressive stupidity and call it a movie? An even dozen, and there is no punch line.

Full Review… | January 28, 2013
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

The line between gross-out humor that's inspired and the kind that's witless is fine indeed, and "Movie 43" obliterates it with poop and movie stars.

Full Review… | January 28, 2013
Boston Globe
Top Critic

"Movie 43" is the "Citizen Kane" of awful.

Full Review… | January 26, 2013
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Movie 43

It's hard to believe that so many first-rate stars could be involved in such a distasteful compilation of bad taste stories, which are so exceedingly gross and offensive that only a very few are actually original and funny. (There are two versions available, both equally terrible).

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

Awful, not funny, awful and awful

Gregory Dark
Gregory Dark

Super Reviewer

So I was pretty intrigued by how many bad reviews and great actors this film had, as well as the fact that I'd never heard about it. With good reason. It's really all over the place and so offensive that the true intrigue of it all is how they got these actors to do this in the first place. I mean, I did laugh in the first two skits: the Winslet/Jackman balls one and Home-schooled one. Even those were pretty out there and the rest... well it's watchable; just be prepared to face-palm your way into this movie.

Wildaly M
Wildaly M

Super Reviewer

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