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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Ian McShane
Andy Samberg
Jorma Taccone
Isla Fisher
Sissy Spacek
Directors
Akiva Schaffer
Screenwriters
Pam Brady
Running Time
88 minutes

Hot Rod
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Hot Rod

Plot
Rod (Samberg) wants to be a legendary stuntman and win the respect of his grouchy stepdad Frank (McShane). When it’s revealed that Frank needs a heart transplant, Rod pledges to jump his bike over 15 buses - one more than even Evel Knievel managed - to raise the funds.


Verdict
A good cinema bow for the Dick In A Box crew, especially when you consider that Ferrell’s lead debut was A Night At The Roxbury.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen

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