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Last updated April 19, 2021

The Trip Poster

The Trip

2010 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, the stars of the 2005 comedy Tristram Shandy, reunite with director Michael Winterbottom for this rib-tickling mockumentary about a pair of actors who set off on a foodie road trip across England.
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Fubar: Balls to the Wall

2010 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

Dedicated headbangers and perpetual losers Terry and Dean return in this boisterous sequel to the 2002 cult hit. After one too many parties and a few too many bucks spent on brews, the duo reluctantly goes where they've never gone before: to work.
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Cheech & Chong: Get Out of My Room

1985 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

Cheech Marin -- Tommy Chong's longtime comedy partner -- writes and directs this short-form mockumentary chronicling the pair's efforts to make a "video album." Highlights include cameos from Beverly D'Angelo and Cassandra Peterson (aka Elvira).
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Certifiably Jonathan

2007 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

Comedy godfather Jonathan Winters stars as himself in this riotous spoof of his obsession with being a serious painter. Plenty of Winters's famous friends try to help -- but the theft of his favorite painting threatens to derail his ambitions.
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The Calcium Kid

2004 | NR | 3.1 out of 5 Stars

Jimmy Connelly (Orlando Bloom) is a full-time milkman and amateur boxer. When the local champ is injured the night before a big bout, his trainer (Omid Djalili) sends Jimmy in to face the undefeated challenger (Michael Peña). And while Jimmy may not be the best boxer around, he has been drinking two glasses of milk a day all his life, earning him the name "the Calcium Kid" in the ring. Alex De Rakoff directs this hilarious mockumentary.
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The Mother of Invention

2009 | NR | 2.9 out of 5 Stars

After years of unsuccessful attempts, a bungling inventor tries to win the coveted Thomas Alva Edison Award for Young Inventors, knowing that his nemesis could walk away with the prize -- again. Yet this is the last time he'll be eligible to compete.
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Closing Escrow

2007 | NR | 2.9 out of 5 Stars

Three real estate agents (Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ryan Smith and Bruce Thomas) with outrageous styles will do just about anything to close a deal, and that's exactly what happens when three quirky families set their sights on the same home. An official selection at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colo., Armen Kaprelian's ensemble satire comedy co-stars April Barnett and Andrew Friedman.
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CSA: Confederate States of America

2004 | NR | 2.9 out of 5 Stars

What would the United States look like if the South had won the Civil War, slavery were still legal and liberals had fled to Canada? It might resemble the vision in this provocative mockumentary, set in a modern-day Confederate States of America.
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Being Michael Madsen

2007 | NR | 2.8 out of 5 Stars

Michael Madsen's played a lot of unsavory characters on screen, but could he possibly be a murderer in real life? That's the starting point for this "meta" mockumentary, in which a paparazzi starts the vicious rumor.
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And God Spoke

1993 | NR | 2.7 out of 5 Stars

Director Arthur Borman takes aim at the world of low-budget moviemaking in this incisive mockumentary about the efforts of a fictitious B-grade filmmaker to bring a sprawling biblical epic to the big screen.
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I'm Still Here

2010 | NR | 2.7 out of 5 Stars

In 2008, Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix walked away from acting to pursue a rap career, an inexplicably bizarre detour captured in gritty detail in this "documentary" directed by Phoenix's brother-in-law, Casey Affleck.
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2009 | NR | 2.7 out of 5 Stars

Comedian Pauly Shore directs and stars in this film that chronicles his journey to Africa, where he ostensibly follows in the footsteps of celebrities such as Madonna and Angelina Jolie by claiming that he wants to adopt a child. Shore's odyssey is saturated with his unique style of provocative humor as he meets with adoption agency counselors, spends time with kids who are candidates for adoption, and more.
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2007 | NR | 2.6 out of 5 Stars

When unemployed steelworker Adam Pendon joins a multilevel marketing company akin to a pyramid scheme, he ropes his friends into joining and gets rich. But as Adam's star rises, others who invest in the pipe dream end up with empty bank accounts.
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Registered Sex Offender

2008 | NR | 2.6 out of 5 Stars

After serving three long years in prison, a registered sex offender (Gabriel McIver) returns to civilization, only to find an environment that's completely uncivilized. At the top of his list is finding a job -- and getting his vindictive girlfriend (Kristen Tucker) to put out again. Kevin Corrigan, Nick Offerman and Damian Young co-star in this offbeat indie mockumentary that charmed audiences at the 2008 SXSW Film Festival.
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American Zombie

2007 | NR | 2.6 out of 5 Stars

Part mockumentary, part unabashed gore-fest, American Zombie follows filmmakers Grace Lee and John Solomon -- both playing themselves -- as they infiltrate a Los Angeles zombie community in an effort to document the undead subculture. Finding that the reanimated aren't much different from the rest of us -- save for some patches of rotting flesh -- the moviemakers offer a comical look at their marginalized subjects.
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Harold's Going Stiff

2011 | NR | 2.5 out of 5 Stars

Harold is suffering from a frightening new disease that is turning him into a zombie. After an experimental new treatment fails, Harold's condition deteriorates and he ends up on the run from a group of violent vigilantes out for blood.
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And They're Off...

2011 | NR | 2.5 out of 5 Stars

After years of repeated losses, down-and-out horse trainer Dusty tries to get his life back on the track by adopting a winning strategy. But the only person who can help him win is his needy ex-girlfriend, a diminutive jockey.
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David Holzman's Diary

1967 | NR | 2.5 out of 5 Stars

Director Jim McBride spoofs cinéma vérité and the documentary form with the story of a young filmmaker who's obsessed with capturing his own life on camera. In the process, he drives away his girlfriend, who'd rather have her privacy.
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Brother's Justice

2010 | NR | 2.5 out of 5 Stars

"Punk'd" star Dax Shepard decides to make the leap from comedic actor to martial arts star -- with none of the requisite skills or athletic prowess to propel him there -- in this mockumentary featuring Tom Arnold and Bradley Cooper as themselves.
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Lisa Picard Is Famous

2000 | NR | 2.4 out of 5 Stars

Actress Lisa Picard (Laura Kirk) thinks she's hit the big time once she wins a bit part in a TV movie. She's wrong. And the fact that her pal Tate (Nat DeWolf) just sold his play to Spike Lee isn't helping matters. The New York acting scene provides the backdrop for this cameo-filled mockumentary written by Kirk and DeWolf. Griffin Dunne, who plays the documentarian, directs. Look for Sandra Bullock, Charlie Sheen, Mira Sorvino and others.
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Stripper: Natasha Kizmet

2009 | NR | 2.4 out of 5 Stars

It's Borat with boobs! A hottie from Uzbekistan fends off perverts and porn stars, spins with strippers and finds the American dream. Natasha won the Actor's Showcase award at the 2009 Nevada Film Festival for her role in this quirky comedy.
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Adventures in Pornoland

2008 | NR | 2.4 out of 5 Stars

Canadian television director Ethan dreams of making it big in Hollywood. It's hard finding work, so he takes a job in the porn business to make money. Much to his fiancée's chagrin, Ethan ends up enjoying the industry more than he'd expected.
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Sex Sells

2005 | NR | 2.3 out of 5 Stars

Determined to go out in style as he makes his last film, a veteran porn director hires a remarkably well-endowed actor and a supervixen to star in the most over-the-top skin flick ever made. But by the time the final orgy is being shot, chaos rules.
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Confessions of a Porn Addict

2008 | NR | 2.3 out of 5 Stars

Thanks to a crippling porn addiction, Mark Tobias (Spencer Rice) loses his job, his wife (Lindsey Connell) -- and, basically, his whole life when he's caught pleasuring himself at a local video store. Now, he's on a quest to get everything back, one 12-step program at a time. And with a documentary film crew and his Porn Addicts Anonymous sponsor (Mark Breslin) in tow, Mark is determined to find his wife and make amends.
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2002 | NR | 2.3 out of 5 Stars

While being profiled for a documentary about British scribes working in Hollywood, writer Christian Taylor gets the ax. Under the guise of "research" for his next movie, he pursues his dream of being a show dancer, all while the film crew trails him.
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