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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
Unmissable 5 Stars
Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
Poor 2 Stars
Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate
PG
Cast
Carmen Electra
Kimberly Kardashian
Matt Lanter
Vanessa Minnillo
Gary G-Thang Johnson.
Directors
Jason Friedberg
Aaron Seltzer.
Screenwriters
Running Time
89 minutes

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Disaster Movie
Laugh? We never started...


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Plot
More spoofing from the makers of Epic Movie and Meet The Spartans...


Review
Disaster Movie

If Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer are to be believed, all you need to make a great spoof is a list of summer blockbusters and a copy of Heat. With a constant stream of pop culture icons stepping in front of the camera saying their name and then either farting, burping or getting crushed by a falling cow then hilarity is certain to ensue… right? Wrong, wrong, wrong. Portraying Amy Winehouse as a sabre-toothed alcoholic isn’t funny; subjecting the audience to a protracted “sexy” wrestling match isn’t funny; saying that Sarah Jessica Parker looks like a bloke isn’t funny. Puerile beyond belief and a possible hazard to brain cells, the only thing this offensive dross gets right is the title.


Verdict
A horrific waste of time, money and oxygen.


Reviewed by Glen Ferris

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Haven't seen it, and I would pay not to. I saw the trailer and was lucky there was not a knife or a bottle of pills nearby. It looks like the same old jokes that were never funny in the first place (farting and other bodily function noises). Even giving it one star seems generous ... More

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Posted by Pepsi99 at 15:33, 07 September 2008 | Report This Post


This movie was totally rubbish. I'm assuming that it was meant to be hilarious, but failed miserably. Portraying Amy Whinehouse as a sabre-tooth tiger is not funny. The acting was poor, the jokes were vulgar and not in the slightest funny, and the costumes were terrible. Making fun of perfectly good films can sometimes pay off, like with the scary movie movies, but in this case it didn't. Overall i'd say that this movie was a total disaster and the only thing that was slightly amusing in the... More

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Posted by kateTMB at 16:53, 06 September 2008 | Report This Post


A masterpiece

The best film ever. ... More

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Posted by jcallan at 13:53, 06 September 2008 | Report This Post


Oh come on...

Sarah Jessica Parker does look like a bloke, that's funny! Ok, one gag, granted. ... More

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Posted by moon9 at 19:54, 05 September 2008 | Report This Post


Oh come on...

Sarah Jessica Parker does look like a bloke, that's funny! Ok, one gag, granted. ... More

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Posted by moon9 at 19:54, 05 September 2008 | Report This Post


What is driving the film makers involved in this. I haven't seen this and I can't imagine anyone who would. I pity (and respect) the critics who have to walk into seeing this s^$%. ... More

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Posted by Ricorodrigeuz at 22:35, 04 September 2008 | Report This Post


RE: Absoloute...

In the seminal comic-book documentary 'Comic Book Confidential' - which taught a generation of geeks what to like - some LSD-generation  artists discuss being hauled over legal coals by Disney because they made a delightful, beautifully drawn and scripted but cheeky, litle comic-strip called 'The Sky Pirates'.  Some frat-boy tools make an extended, and poor quality at nearly every level - parody of that year's major studio franchise characters and they are sued not a ... More

Posted by rancorpuppet at 15:51, 03 September 2008 | Report This Post


Absoloute...

...shit ... More

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Posted by monkfishjoe at 13:05, 03 September 2008 | Report This Post


RE:

So... it's not very good, then? ... More

Posted by nutteronabus at 00:47, 03 September 2008 | Report This Post


a pathetic excuse for a film...... just stop making these films before you drive us all to suicide.... ... More

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Posted by Rambo121 at 00:08, 03 September 2008 | Report This Post


RE:

L: shawshank prisoner best film of the year. so, so, so funny. sp; Yes, I agree, but Shooting Dogs and Come and See(especially, the village sequences) were funnier. ... More

Posted by Deviation at 21:45, 02 September 2008 | Report This Post


Could this actually be the worst movie of all time? ... More

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Posted by spikespiegel at 14:05, 02 September 2008 | Report This Post


JUST JOKING! Load of rubbish. If they make another... AAARGHH ... More

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Posted by tomhemingwaycom at 11:09, 02 September 2008 | Report This Post


JUST JOKING! Load of rubbish. If they make another... AAARGHH ... More

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Posted by tomhemingwaycom at 11:08, 02 September 2008 | Report This Post


JUST JOKING! Load of rubbish. If they make another... AAARGHH ... More

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Posted by tomhemingwaycom at 11:08, 02 September 2008 | Report This Post


RE: RE:

L: UTB L: Stewie_Griffin L: UTB "Portraying Amy Winehouse as a sabre-toothed alcoholic isn't funny" It's the funniest thing in the trailer. That's not at all funny, she's clearly unwell and she might die. he's in and out of rehab every week. She was diagnosed with emphycema and the following week she's out on the town smoking and drinking? Remember what everyone thought of George Best when he had a transplant and then carried on drinking? Everyone  (apart fr... More

Posted by captainrentboy at 10:22, 02 September 2008 | Report This Post


RE: RE:

L: Stewie_Griffin L: UTB "Portraying Amy Winehouse as a sabre-toothed alcoholic isn't funny" It's the funniest thing in the trailer. That's not at all funny, she's clearly unwell and she might die. he's in and out of rehab every week. She was diagnosed with emphycema and the following week she's out on the town smoking and drinking? Remember what everyone thought of George Best when he had a transplant and then carried on drinking? Everyone  (apart from beer-swi... More

Posted by UTB at 09:37, 02 September 2008 | Report This Post


How could they ?

The actors who played this must be realy desperate for money,or criminaly insane,or both ... More

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Posted by Thefilmcritic at 08:22, 02 September 2008 | Report This Post


They spoof batman, 10000BC, sex and the city... none of which are even remotely close to being 'disaster' movies. fucking wank. ... More

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Posted by muchobenny at 01:18, 02 September 2008 | Report This Post


help me kill the evil bastards

if you are united agains Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer please help me destroy them, join my petition at www.myspace.com/destroythedestroyers. together we will purge the world of this blasphemous pair. p.s i have selected one star rating under protest as i couldnt select a black hole. ... More

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Posted by mrmattfield21 at 00:48, 02 September 2008 | Report This Post


I don't think I have anything to say that hasn't already been said...

(But only the first three words of the above apply to those who liked the film) ... More

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Posted by AYBGerrardo at 00:41, 02 September 2008 | Report This Post


More than meets the eye...

Perhaps these terrible, terrible films are made as an experiment. The names and details of everyone who actually pays to watch them being added to a continually updating database of idiots. Should we ever need some expendable frontline fodder, the government will know whose houses to go knocking on first. Other than that, they really need to stop making these. It's just heartbreaking to see... ... More

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Posted by marco772 at 21:07, 01 September 2008 | Report This Post


My eyes! My eyes!

Seriously, I'm considering selling my house to pay for a hit on these two wankers. Although, perhaps a more successful strategy would be to hit everyone going to see this cack in the head with a sturdy piece of 4 by 2 with some 6 inch nails driven through it. It'll probably shoot to number 1 in the US and top 10 over here. There is no God. ... More

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Posted by Bushman at 18:55, 01 September 2008 | Report This Post


Rubbish

These films come out only because of summer holidays so that kids go and see it and come out dissapointed They will keep on making them until people stop seeing them They rip the crap out of these films ... More

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Posted by harry5006 at 18:07, 01 September 2008 | Report This Post


the star speaks for itself ... More

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Posted by jemba at 16:40, 01 September 2008 | Report This Post


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