Jackass: The Movie Poster

Release Date: October 25th, 2002

DVD Release Date: March 25th, 2003

R|1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
In this comedic documentary, Johnny Knoxville heads a crew of stuntmen, skateboarders and all-around lunatics as they prank, embarrass and torture each other in the name of fun. The antics range from childlike -- the boys don panda suits for a romp through Tokyo -- to grotesque and life-threatening. A golf cart demolition derby turns downright dangerous. Live gators nearly chomp maniac Steve-O. Filmmaker Spike Jonze and Knoxville, in heavy makeup, test the public's patience for the elderly.

Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Steve-O , Dave England, Ryan Dunn, Preston Lacy, Ehren McGhehey

Director: Jeff Tremaine

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Dickhouse Productions, Paramount Pictures, MTV Networks, MTV Films, Lynch Siderow Productions Inc.

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: 2000s, Friendship, Madcap, Offbeat

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  • Essentially a slapstick movie with no plot or -- as my boyfriend called it after recovering from 1½ hours of side-splitting laughter -- "the ultimate big-screen TV experience." show more

  • As much as I laughed throughout the movie, I cannot mount a cogent defense of the film as entertainment, or even performance art, although the movie does leave you marveling at these guys' superhuman capacity to withstand pain. Compared to these jackasses, Vin Diesel is a big, overpaid wuss. show more

  • This is the biggest lowdown, rotten, disgusting, depraved sideshow in the megaplex. Check your brains, your taste and your self-respect right over there with the bearded ticket taker. show more

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