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Jack Black (King Kong, School Of Rock) and Mos Def (The Italian Job) are at their zany best in this outrageous comedy from offbeat director Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind). Radical misfit Jerry (Black) is "magnetized" in a power-plant mishap. When he visits the video-rental store where his friend Mike works, he accidentally erases all the VHS tapes in the store. Figuring their not-all-there customers won't know the difference, Jerry and Mike grab a camcorder and remake all the erased movies! The results, hilarious in themselves, lead to wildly funny complications for the pair. Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon, The Color Purple) and Mia Farrow (Rosemary's Baby, Hannah And Her Sisters) shine in meaty supporting roles. Mind-blowing fun!
Special Features include deleted scenes, audio commentary, behind-the-scenes featurettes and much, much more!
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Reviews Counted: 126
Rotten:-, New York Daily News, January 01, 2011
Fresh: The remake/parody sequences are outstanding, but Black's all-over-the-place mania and Mos Def's bland orphan hero don't quite tie the rest of the picture together. Still, it has heart.-Kim Newman, Empire Magazine Australasia, March 20, 2008
Rotten: And the film ought to be funny, with Mike and Jerry recreating those films as home movies. But somehow it's not, the laughs are very thin on the ground.-Margaret Pomeranz, At the Movies (Australia), March 19, 2008
Rotten: Brilliant ideas dance on the high side of Creative Street, but Michel Gondry's outlandish premise doesn't stretch far enough to go the distance.-Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile, March 16, 2008