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R| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Innocent Midwesterner Bucky Larson (Nick Swardson) works in a dead-end job as a grocery bagger and has never even kissed a girl. Obviously, his life is going nowhere. While watching a stag film with his buddies, he discovers that his conservative parents (Edward Herrmann, Miriam Flynn) were once porn stars. Convinced that he has found his true destiny, Bucky heads out to Hollywood to make it big in the adult-film business -- even though his "qualifications" for the job come up short.

Cast: Nick Swardson , Christina Ricci , Don Johnson , Stephen Dorff , Edward Herrmann , Kevin Nealon , Miriam Flynn , Ido Mosseri

Director: Tom Brady

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)

Release Date: September 9th, 2011|1 hr. 36 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 6 )
  • 10
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    This god-awful, unfunny, stinkingly putrid sketch-comic movie has exactly one snicker-worthy moment, involving Kevin Nealon and a stolen grape. But watching the rest of it will make you whine. show more

  • 10
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Unfortunately, the R rating will prohibit the target audience -- namely teenage boys who find penis jokes endlessly hilarious - from seeing this relentlessly unfunny and vulgar effort until it shows up on video and cable. show more

  • 30
    Movieline

    That Bucky Larson's humor is stuck at a toilet-centric grade school level is less damning than how little of that or any humor it contains - the film, directed by Tom Brady (The Hot Chick), sets up scene after scene that wanders around in the general vicinity of a joke idea without ever approaching anything like a punchline. show more

  • January 27, 2012 ii00000000111005
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    Premature, they make fun of retarded people. Just not funny.

  • November 06, 2011 josephbeagle2
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    this movie sucked balls

  • September 12, 2011 dragonflame37
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    Avoid this movie at all cost. Worst movie I have seen in a long, long, long time. The best part about it is Kevin Nealon, and he isn\'t in it that much. Do yourseld a favour and STAY AWAY!

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