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PG| 1 hr. 26 min.

Plot Summary
In small-town Preston, Idaho, awkward teen Napoleon Dynamite (Jon Heder) has trouble fitting in. After his grandmother is injured in an accident, his life is made even worse when his strangely nostalgic uncle, Rico (Jon Gries), shows up to keep an eye on him. With no safe haven at home or at school, Napoleon befriends the new kid, Pedro (Efren Ramirez), a morose Hispanic boy who speaks little English. Together the two launch a campaign to run for class president.

Cast: Jon Heder , Jon Gries , Aaron Ruell , Efren Ramirez , Tina Majorino , Diedrich Bader , Haylie Duff , Trevor Snarr

Director: Jared Hess

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Fox

Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

Release Date: June 11th, 2004|1 hr. 26 min.

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  • June 21, 2011 jordanstudios
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    Definitely A Laugh Out Loud Movie So Funny

  • May 22, 2011 jz00000000090938
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    It was really stupid but in a funny way most adults wouldn\'t appreciate this movie

  • February 17, 2011 SPurpleprincess7
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    just awesome

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