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R| 1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
In 2005, average in every way private Joe Bowers (Luke Wilson) is selected to take part in a secret military experiment to put him in hibernation for a year along with a woman named Rita (Maya Rudolph). The slumbering duo is forgotten when the base they are stored on is closed down and are left in stasis until 2505. When they finally wake up, they discover the average intelligence of humans has decreased so much that Joe is now the smartest man in the world.

Cast: Luke Wilson , Maya Rudolph , Dax Shepard , Terry Crews , David Herman , Erik Anderson , Mitch Baker , Tom Beaver

Director: Mike Judge

Genres: Comedy, Science fiction

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Idiocracy (2006)

Release Date: September 1st, 2006|1 hr. 24 min.

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critic reviews (8)
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 70
    Sheri Linden The Hollywood Reporter

    Idiocracy, is often stingingly funny -- and an undeserving resident of the summer's-end movie dumping ground. show more

  • 80
    Pete Vonder Haar Film Threat

    It elicits so many laughs, in fact, that you have to wonder just what Judge did to piss off the suits at Fox so much that they would willingly torpedo one of the only genuinely hilarious movies to come out this year. show more

  • 67
    Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle

    The delivery in Idiocracy is frequently flat, but it's vision is dead-on. show more

  • June 05, 2014 diehrdsteelersfn
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    One of my favorite comedies. I love it because (as one person already said) we're living it right now. It was suppose to be the World 500-years from 2005. Only 489-years too soon.

  • August 31, 2013 RAYFORD
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    We are now living it

  • January 27, 2013 dkny
    Report This User

    huh

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