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R| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph (Robin Williams), the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy (Edward Norton), a puffy fuscia rhinoceros. As Smoochy catapults to fame - scoring hit ratings and the affections of a network executive (Catherine Keener) - Randolph makes the unsuspecting rhino the target of his numerous outrageous attempts to exact revenge and reclaim his status as America's sweetheart.

Cast: Robin Williams , Edward Norton , Catherine Keener , Danny DeVito , Jon Stewart , Harvey Fierstein , Michael Rispoli , Pam Ferris

Director: Danny DeVito

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Death to Smoochy (2002)

Release Date: March 29th, 2002|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • 40
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This black-comic assault on family entertainment is going to set a lot of teeth on edge -- If only his (De Vito's) material were better this time. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The spectacle is nothing short of refreshing. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Smoochy, like the cuddly character, tries to be loved and ends on an unrealistically upbeat note. But it's in better, wittier form just being vicious and biting. show more

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