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Old 03-29-04, 10:25 PM
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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story -- Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn

http://www.apple.com/trailers/fox/do...raillarge.html

Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn

I feel ashamed that I laughed.

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Old 03-29-04, 10:26 PM
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has a great cast, but the trailer is not very promising... hope the movie is better than this...

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That looks so funny, Vince Vaughn is fantastic...

This movie is going to spawn some classic scenes
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looks OK. Spotted a couple of Office Space vets, Steven Root and Gary Cole.

I think Ben and Vince should've reversed roles in this flick, though. Vince did a great job w/ the villain in Starsky and Hutch.
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This movie looks so lame that it will be hilarious.
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I think Ben and Vince should've reversed roles in this flick, though. Vince did a great job w/ the villain in Starsky and Hutch.
No. If Ben Stiller plays the "straight man" one more ****ing time, I'm going to go crazy and smack him. He's better in his outlandish roles (Heavyweights and Zoolander come to mind) than he is in his "straight man" roles (the recent trainwrecks known as Starsky and Hutch and Along Came Polly easily come to mind).

I did chuckle at the trailer, but the film doesn't look that good. Hopefully time will tell come summer. I also did notice Jason Bateman in the trailer, it's nice to see him get more work.
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Originally posted by Matthew Chmiel
No. If Ben Stiller plays the "straight man" one more ****ing time, I'm going to go crazy and smack him. He's better in his outlandish roles (Heavyweights and Zoolander come to mind) than he is in his "straight man" roles (the recent trainwrecks known as Starsky and Hutch and Along Came Polly easily come to mind).
I agree 100%.

Ben Stiller has been making movies like crazy. He's like the Steven King of Hollywood.
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I must admit I laughed a few times

I doubt I will see it in the theater although I might buy it when it hits Dvd.
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I saw this trailer over the weekend and I have to admit that I was laughing my ass off.
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I hope its good, but this review has me worried

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Looks like it'll be dumb silly fun, can't wait I liked the wrench the best
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Originally posted by tofu
This movie looks so lame that it will be hilarious.
I have to agree
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might be funny - I chuckled at the trailer... looks like baseketball 2: heavyweights revenge
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I really have to hand it to Ben Stiller. This man is in a new movie every month. Could be good (good cast), but that's already a really crowded movie month.
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It looks to have the same type of comedy (maybe a little tamer) as Baseketball. Same thing though with different actors and sport
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i was about to say the same exact thing

Originally posted by Trigger
might be funny - I chuckled at the trailer... looks like baseketball 2: heavyweights revenge
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I had high hopes for this when I heard about it a long time ago, but I have really grown tired of Ben Stiller. How overexposed can one actor be?
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It looks pretty funny. I'll probably check it out.
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Originally posted by tofu
This movie looks so lame that it will be hilarious.


And personally, I think they made a smart move opening it in June . . . it would have gotten crushed if it came out in July. Maybe late May would have been even smarter . . .
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This trailer is hilarious. The wrench dodging part had me cracking up.
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They trailered thsi with Jersey Girl and it got good responses from the crowd.
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I don't know, I was really looking forward to this from just hearing the title and who was in it. Now that I know how it's going to be, it looks pretty lame. I thought it would be a bit different, not the whole save the gym concept. I think it would have been a better idea to have them as competitive players from the get go, and not make Dodgeball out to be a major sport.

Maybe have it as like a minor league sport or something underground(well maybe it is like that, the trailer isn't showing it so well), but have all the characters have the ego of a big league player.

I think even if it was shot as a mockumentary, that would've been funny. Have all the characters as over the top as possible, and toss in Will Ferrel and Jack Black, that would about as perfect of a comedy as you could get for me. They really have a great opportunity to make fun of all the classic sports movies, but not be a spoof. Maybe it'll be better than the trailer, I hope anyway, it sounds like a good idea.
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Is that Cheswick from Ed at the end of the trailer!? Awesome!
Old 03-30-04, 10:26 PM
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Yep, that's him.
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Do it. Do it. ...Wait wrong movie.

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