• The Three Stooges (2012)

The Three Stooges

Release Date: April 13th, 2012

DVD Release Date: July 17th, 2012

PG |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

Left on the doorstep of an orphanage run by nuns, three newborn knuckleheads grow up to be finger-poking, nyuk-nyuking janitors named Larry (Sean Hayes), Curly (Will Sasso) and Moe (Chris Diamantopoulos). When they learn that financial problems will soon force the only home they've ever known to close, the trio sets out to raise $830,000 in one month. Out in the world for the very first time, the three innocent bumblers become embroiled in a murder plot and find stardom on a TV reality show.

Cast: Sean Hayes, Will Sasso, Chris Diamantopoulos, Jane Lynch, SofĂ­a Vergara, Jennifer Hudson, Larry David, Craig Bierko

Director: Peter Farrelly , Bobby Farrelly

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Conundrum Entertainment, Charles B. Wessler Entertainment

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Underdog, Quest, Playful, 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    Bobby and Peter Farrelly's The Three Stooges is not particularly great, though it is possibly brilliant, a picture that goes beyond homage to become its own rambunctious invention - it's one big eye-poke, with footnotes. show more

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Stars Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Sasso and Sean Hayes are on the money as Moe, Curly and Larry in a film containing more plot and sentiment than the boys' shorts ever had. show more

  • 75
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    Pop culture references intermingle with the loopy trio's iconic foolishness, and the result is a movie with some big laughs, plenty of heart and terrible coifs. show more

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