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Awesome: 12.96%
Worth A Look37.04%
Average: 3.7%
Pretty Bad: 24.07%
Total Crap: 22.22%

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by Chef ADogg

"You'll never shower again."
1 stars

I'd have to say this film was far more effective than "American History X" in showing the viewer just what it's like to be on the receiving end of a brutal, jailhouse gang rape.

First five minutes: Tom Skerrit is awkwardly reunited with daughter Juliette Lewis as he retrieves her from a group home. We catch a few flashbacks of her heinous shrew mother (Diane Keaton) forcing drunken Skerrit to sign the comittal papers. I turn on the water and feel the cold spray against my naked, vulnerable flesh.

Next five minutes: More flashbacks and Juliette runs away. I know I'm in trouble because A) the dramatic escape really shouldn't come until we've been in the theater for at least a half an hour, and B) the prisoners are bunching up behind me, leering and chattering excitedly amongst themselves.

Next hour and a half: The dialogue never stops in this movie; even the love scenes are talky and abrasive. It's bad enough this
burly jailbird has his dick in the back of my throat; he doesn't need to fuckin' psychoanalyze me at the same time.

I don't believe anything that I see on screen--one of the retards is played by Juliette Lewis, and everytime I see her I think of "National Lampoon's Christmas Vaction," when she had blond hair and was actually kinda sexy. Her love interest is played by Giovanni Ribisi, the tiny-dick guy from "Suburbia." I realize now as Ribisi pants over my shoulder that the screen must take away three inches.

Diane Keaton is a whiny, sexless bitch who wears funny hats. I think of this later, when the movie is over and she's not victimizing me with a floppy, ten inch dildo anymore. Skerrit is just as bad... I used to admire the guy, actually, but he just looks old and toothy now. He smiles in the background, waiting his turn.

Final fifteen minutes: There are three separate climaxes, each one more painful than the last. My ass has stopped bleeding; I'm all out of bodily fluids. I miserably watch the blood run down the drain and wait for the credits to roll.

Ahhhh... Requisite happy ending, a few credits, someone hand me a towel while I rewind the tape. I'm gonna go take a bath.

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User Comments

2/28/13 Andrew What a Boring movie! 1 stars
6/23/08 Shannon Beckloff I think this the cutest movie! I absolutely LOVE it!!! 5 stars
11/08/05 ralin alberca its a wholesome movie, teachers must see it 4 stars
8/22/05 Naka NO. An absolute affront. You people are retarded. 1 stars
7/15/05 Beau Geste I think it's one of those 1*or 5* films. I gave it 5 5 stars
3/24/04 Pam Be Dextrous What role did Joanna Goiong play in this? I sure don't remember her in this. 4 stars
9/28/03 JJ What a heart-felt well acted movie and with a happy ending! 4 stars
7/07/03 Terrance Rogers I seen and STILL don't know as much about retarted people so i'll leave it at that! 4 stars
10/14/02 Charles Tatum Wow, retarded people have the best one-liners; no basis in reality 2 stars
9/26/02 snowconehead This movie is about puppies, two little puppies 5 stars
5/16/02 Allison Lafferty Why wasn't Juliette Lewis nominated (at least) for best actress? 5 stars
9/01/01 Butterbean It's full of shit, but touching. I think Ribisi is really retarded. 4 stars
6/20/01 Colin Foster I'm afraid real life is much harsher than this. Mainstream hollywood just cannot handle le 3 stars
6/14/01 Poxont Great, funny film. Lewis & Ribisi fantastic as usual! 4 stars
12/28/00 Turtle This is a cinematic masterpiece. Funny and touching. 5 stars
4/11/00 Elvisfan Ugh, kill me...this was agony & couldn't see the entire thing 1 stars
4/25/99 shona cameron excellent 5 stars
4/08/99 Big Jimmy was i supposed to be laughing at them or with them? 1 stars
3/23/99 Jenna this movie rocked, it was so good and believable 5 stars
3/19/99 Negative Creep My image of Juliette Lewis as a sexpot has been shattered! Arrrgghh! 3 stars
3/12/99 Briona I thought it was great. It even got me to cry, so hey, don't dis it! 4 stars
3/05/99 Mboga Touching and well acted. 4 stars
3/04/99 Ebert Shameless in it's use of the handicapped as a gimmick. 1 stars
3/02/99 EmmetOtter A chick flick. My wife and her sister loved it. My nephews and I died of boredom. 1 stars
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