Frank McKlusky, C.I.
(2002) from Johnny Web (Uncle Scoopy; Greg Wroblewski)
If you've been waiting for Ace
Ventura 3, here's your movie.
Unfortunately, Jim Carrey doesn't do funny any more,
so they hired a look-alike to impersonate him. And they changed the
character to Carrey Plan B, the loveable loser from The Mask,
instead of Carrey Plan A, the cock-sure oddball from Ace Ventura. Oh, yeah, and
they made him an insurance investigator instead of a pet detective.
Chyna shows 95% of her
breast in an outlandish costume
This film may set some kind of record for eclectic
- Dolly Parton
- Andy Richter
- Gymnast Dominique Moceanu
- Randy Quaid
- Kevin Pollak
- Orson Bean
- Kevin Farley (Chris's look-alike brother)
- Scott Baio as himself
- Willie Tyler and Lester as themselves.
- Emmanuel Lewis as himself
- Hanson as themselves.
Dave Sheridan, the Jim Carrey impersonator in
question, was quite funny as Officer Doofy in Scary Movie, and was
hilarious as the mullet guy in Ghost World, but he had better material
to work with in those two movies.
This one has a few moments, but is mostly cheap
- with their dollars: I couldn't find any
record of a theatrical release
guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of
excellence, about like three and a half stars
from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm
watchability, about like two and a half stars
from the critics. The fives are generally not
worthwhile unless they are really your kind of
material, about like two stars from the critics.
Films under five are generally awful even if you
like that kind of film, equivalent to about one
and a half stars from the critics or less,
depending on just how far below five the rating
guideline: A means the movie is so good it
will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not
good enough to win you over if you hate the
genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an
open mind about this type of film. C means it will only
appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover
appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you
like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if
you love the genre. F means that the film is not only
unappealing across-the-board, but technically
inept as well.
Based on this description,
C-. It is barely watchable for genre addicts of
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