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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
TBC
Cast
Kal Penn
Adam Campbell
Jennifer Coolidge
Crispin Glover
Tony Cox
Hector Jimenez
Carmen Electra
Darrell Hammond
David Carradine
Kevin McDonald
George Alvarez
Fred Willard
Jayma Mays
Crista Flanagan.
Directors
Aaron Seltzer
Jason Friedberg.
Screenwriters
Jason Friedberg
Aaron Seltzer.
Running Time
86 minutes

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Epic Movie
Exactly what you're expecting no more and ...well maybe less...


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Plot
Pirate Of The Caribbean, The Chronicles Of Narnia and The Da Vinci Code are all set to spoofed in this new goofball comedy from the writers of Scary/Date Movie. Expect Satire silly-style.


Review
Epic Movie
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It’s hard to judge what’s more depressing: that this movie ever got made or that it ended up topping the US box office. From the people behind Scary Movies 1 to please-God-let-it-stop, Epic Movie follows the same formula with its blurred focus on the blockbuster. The Da Vinci Code, X-Men, Pirates and Narnia are just some of the lampooned movies, only there are bizarre sideswipes at non-epic targets like Borat, and the ‘satire’ amounts to nothing more than, say, Nacho Libre eating nachos (hilarious!).
 
With a cast consisting primarily of out-of-work impressionists and lookalikes, you have to wonder why Jennifer Coolidge, Crispin Glover and, hell, even Carmen Electra signed on. A disaster of epic proportions.


Verdict
Epic in its crapness.


Reviewed by Tony Hawkins

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okay what...the f***

there is nothing to say but...uh...uh...uh...okay that does there is literaly nothing to say but what...the f*** ... More

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Posted by *Dyn0mitedeck* at 15:27, 02 October 2013 | Report This Post


The best film ever made.

Guys I'm joking just getting your attention. ... More

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Posted by HorrorFan77 at 21:09, 27 May 2013 | Report This Post


The cinematic equivalent of having needles shoved into your eyeballs

I refer you back to the title of my review. No more needs to be said about this abomination. ... More

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Posted by Mr Gittes at 18:23, 06 February 2013 | Report This Post


idiocracy

i presume that these comments are made by empire readers as this is a empire review forum ! dont they read the reviews by your critics telling them that this is not a good movie , i cannot submit a review as i have never seen any of these particular types of movies and i never will thanks to empires non reccomendations ! my time and money are precious . ... More

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Posted by abegley95488 at 21:41, 24 September 2012 | Report This Post


Easily the worst comedy ever made ... More

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Posted by TheNapalmKid at 20:00, 30 October 2009 | Report This Post


An overindulgent, unfunny piece of crap ... More

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Posted by vermin101 at 10:28, 13 September 2009 | Report This Post


An overindulgent, unfunny piece of crap ... More

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Posted by vermin101 at 10:28, 13 September 2009 | Report This Post


Horrible, rubbish

I write a review of this movie wherever I can to warn people how bad it really is. It's not funny at all, boring in fact. It tries to do a spoof of Borat... All I can say is how can you make fun of something that is already so funny? I deeply regret going to the cinema to see this...and I even more deeply regret not walking out on it. Please don't waste time or money on this tripe. Terrible movie. ... More

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Posted by Whistler at 11:02, 08 June 2009 | Report This Post


Stating the bleeding obvious

Don't watch these .....movies. That will stop the ****s making them. The one star rating i have given this is not based on actually watching the pish BTW ... More

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Posted by Bondurant at 09:57, 08 April 2009 | Report This Post


OFFICIALLY MY LEAST FAVOURITE MOVIE

HERES AN EXAMPLE OF A FILM WITH NOTHING GOING FOR IT. THE PILES OF SHIT THEY TRY PASS OFF AS GAGS ARE REPETITIVE AND THE SPOOFING IS DISGUSTING. THIS TOPS THE LIST "FILMS THAT WHEN WATCHED FREQUENTLY CAN LEAD TO INSANITY." FUCKIN GAY. I WISH THERE WAS A RATING LOWER THAN 1. ... More

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Posted by WiseGuy101 at 05:39, 05 February 2009 | Report This Post


THANK FUCK I'M OUT OF THE CINEMA!!!!!

While I was watching this utter shite, I was actually crying at how fucking shit it was! Why, oh WHY, do they keep making these movies?! The only part I liked was the credits at the end because now I know who to hunt down and give a piece of my mind....and that means i'll snap their necks ... More

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Posted by !xHoTRoDx! at 11:51, 21 December 2008 | Report This Post


hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

now were does one begin. well for starters epic movie is hilarious and should be a comedy classic just like airplane and the naked gun! i am of course joking, that would only be true if we lived in "opposite world". this film really is appaulingly bad. the guys who write this must literally think to themselves "erm ok its been 30 seconds since our last fart/puss/kicked in the balls/monobrow joke," "hey i no, why don't we just throw another one in?" "wow good th... More

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Posted by tango fett at 21:08, 27 April 2008 | Report This Post


A Disgrace

When I first saw Epic Movie advertise it actually looked good but boy was I wrong. After I read the review for it in Empire, I was fairly surprised as it had been given only one star so I didnt take much notice of it though I wish I had now as I wasted quite a lot of money by buying it when it first came out. What appealed to me about the film was that it was made by 'two of the six writers of Scary Movie' as they put it and as I am a fan of all of the Scary Movie films, I assumed that this woul... More

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Posted by Jon walker27 at 17:37, 18 April 2008 | Report This Post


Dumb Dumb Dumb

Occasionally funny, sometimes crap. But then again, it could've been a helluva lot worse ... More

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Posted by blaud at 13:45, 10 March 2008 | Report This Post


Bollocks Movie

HAHAHAHA... I find it hard to believe that this movie got top of the US box office, but to be fair EVERYONE saw and by the time people realized how shit it was, it was too late. Scary movie was good, the sequels were geting slowly worse. So why do they keep making these movies??? There is nothing about Epic Movie thats funny apart from its stupidity ... More

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Posted by davieboy at 12:20, 18 February 2008 | Report This Post


To the makers of this movie, stop poisoning us with your shit films

Dudes, please stop making movies, please, I want the torture to stop, I havent even seen the movie, but I could tell even by the fucking trailer that it was shit ... More

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Posted by Troopeford at 00:00, 04 October 2007 | Report This Post


The worst filme ever made. Period. ... More

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Posted by willchadwick at 18:25, 15 September 2007 | Report This Post


I would not reccomend this to my worst enemy.

An epic pile of crap. I really dont know what was going through the minds of the disastrous directors, but they wouldnt know funny if it turned round and bit them on the ass. It is true that once you see a movie spoof parody once, any others get less funny, as the amusement at recognising familiar films wears off. The directors of this...(can we even call it a film?) clearly thought that recognition alone would be enough to satisfy our funny bones. The world of epic movie seemed to revolve aroun... More

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Posted by likeastarbaby at 10:32, 16 August 2007 | Report This Post


two words utter crap ... More

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Posted by ryanand conor at 14:27, 17 July 2007 | Report This Post


An Epic pile of Horse Crap

Well, you don't really need me to tell you this ( I mean, look at the other reviews) but this is a really poor film. When I went to see this at the Cinema for someone's Birthday I was expecting not an excellent film, but a nice laugh. I'll tell you now... I didn't laugh once. I mean, there isn't even a storyline to it... they just seem to spoof every movie they can think of (very badly) for no particular reason. I mean, why the Hell was Borat there!? Avoid this film, for your own good. ... More

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Posted by SimpleSimpson92 at 17:24, 16 June 2007 | Report This Post


a total waste of money

at fist i thought its going to be funny but when i so it i thought what a pile of sh**. a very scary movie style movie but worse. ( but i admit i did laugh quite a bit when i so it) ... More

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Posted by davieboy at 14:41, 06 April 2007 | Report This Post


a total waste of money

at fist i thought its going to be funny but when i so it i thought what a pile of sh**. a very scary movie style movie but worse. ( but i admit i did laugh quite a bit when i so it) ... More

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Posted by davieboy at 14:41, 06 April 2007 | Report This Post


worst film ever made..???

i didnt really want to see this but there was nothing else on...so i didnt have very high expectations for it. Good job. i think i laughed once or twice throught this crap " comedy ". Literally is utter terrible. wouldnt recommend it to anyone. Pathetic??? ... More

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Posted by JordGall at 11:31, 30 March 2007 | Report This Post


Another spoof film...

Epic movie does make me laugh, and I think it is quite a good spoof of the list of films it covers, however you can easily tell what's wrong with the film. It has a terrible series of effects, you would think the cast were dummies!! If it was meant to be like that and look slightly cheaper I don't know but I think it lowers the film down to a more cheap, rushed look and makes the film look utterly terrible. Some effects are acceptable though, take for example a part with Jack Swallows (jack spar... More

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Posted by vipa10 at 18:31, 08 March 2007 | Report This Post


What a Stinker!

WOW! What a stinker. Every frame of Epic Movie is filled with messy dialogue and messy direction. barely able to raise a chuckle it scrapes jokes up from the bottom of a barrel. we could only wish that someone will hopefully throw this film into that barrel and let it sink to the bottom of the deep blue. When watching this film through the hole in my skull from where i shot myself there was one thing that kept tickling my brain. Why? Why would hollywood want to put us throughb another date movie... More

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Posted by JimBo! at 09:39, 23 February 2007 | Report This Post


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