Inappropriate Comedy

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inAPPropriate Comedy
Inappropriate Comedy poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Vince Offer
Produced by
Written by
Starring
Cinematography Anastas N. Michos
Ken Barrows
Edited by Sandy S. Solowitz
Production
company
SquareOne Entertainment
Satura Films
S.O. Productions
Distributed by Freestyle Releasing
Release date
  • March 22, 2013 (2013-03-22)
Running time
83 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $228,004 [1]

Inappropriate Comedy (stylized as inAPPropriate Comedy) is a 2013 American satirical sketch comedy film directed by Vince Offer. It was released on March 22, 2013.[2][3]

The film was originally envisioned as a sequel to Offer's previous anthology, The Underground Comedy Movie, and called Underground Comedy 2010.[4] It is also a partial remake of Offer's previous film, recycling the sketches "Flirty Harry" and "Sushi Mama".

Plot[edit]

The framing device has Vince Offer pressing buttons on his tablet computer that open offensive applications.[5]

Psychology World

A psychologist (Rob Schneider) has a session with a sex-obsessed young woman (Noelle Kenney) who wants to change. She shows him the pills that make her wild. He takes them and passes out on the floor.

Flirty Harry

Flirty Harry (Adrien Brody) is a cop who, with a repertoire of double entendres, patrols the streets of New York.

Blackass

A Jackass spoof, where Vondell (Da'Vone McDonald), Murphay (Calvin Sykes), Swade (Thai Edwards), Darnell (Chalant Phifer), and Acquon (Ashton Jordaan Ruiz) are five African American guys who go about their days causing trouble.

The Porno Review

J.D. (Rob Schneider), Harriet (Michelle Rodriguez), and Bob (Jonathan Spencer) (who spends most of the time masturbating) host an At the Movies-style film review series that showcases pornographic films, including the dubbed Asian film "Sushi Mama" and an homosexual parody of Swan Lake known as Sperm Lake.

Things You'll Never See

A beautiful young woman (Kiersten Hall) dating an old poor man (Anthony Russell).

Above the Grate

Lindsay Lohan stands on an air vent much like Marilyn Monroe's famous scene from The Seven Year Itch while a man (Vince Offer) watches her from underneath.

The Amazing Racist

A spoof of The Amazing Race. Ari Shaffir and his cameraman go around the city showcasing extremely racist and offensive stereotypes against Asians, African Americans, and Jews. It is heavily implied that all of Shaffir's doings were not rehearsed and done to random people on the street.

Cast[edit]

Psychology World
Flirty Harry
  • Adrien Brody as Flirty Harry
  • Jonathan Spencer as Lt. O'Flanagan
  • Rick Chambers as Captain
  • Andrea Lwin as Beautician
Blackass
  • Da'Vone McDonald as Vondell
  • Calvin Sykes as Murphay
  • Thai Edwards as Swade
  • Chalant Phifer as Darnell
  • Ashton Jordaan Ruiz as Acquon
  • Jessie Usher as Jamal
  • Caroline Rich as Cindi
The Porno Review
  • Rob Schneider as J.D.
  • Michelle Rodriguez as Harriet
  • Jonathan Spencer as Bob
  • Isaac Cheung as Sushi Papa
  • Jia Perlich as Sushi Mama
  • Christopher Kosek as Hillbilly
Things You'll Never See
  • Kiersten Hall as Beautiful girl
  • Anthony Russell as Old man
Above the Grate
  • Lindsay Lohan as herself
  • Kenneth and Sasha Mayer as Kissing couple
Under the Grate
The Amazing Racist

Production[edit]

Lohan's scenes were shot in 2010 for Underground Comedy 2010, a production that would have mixed newly filmed sketches with sketches from the original 1997 production of The Underground Comedy Movie. The alcohol-detecting ankle monitor she was ordered to wear after she failed to show up for a court hearing is clearly visible as she stands on the street grate.

A trailer for Underground Comedy 2010 was released in August of that year. The project was eventually expanded to a fully new feature film with the production of additional new sketches.[4] Ari Shaffir's segment mixed footage with unknowing collaborators and staged action, mostly using the same people brought back "to do a little extra so we can build a story or get me some comeuppance".[6]

The film is directed by Vince Offer, who also directed The Underground Comedy Movie and, between the two films, became better known for his infomercial sales pitches (his best known product being the ShamWow absorbent towel).

Reception[edit]

InAPPropriate Comedy has received universally negative reviews by critics, with it being called worse than Movie 43 by Frank Scheck of The Hollywood Reporter.[7] Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a score of 0%, based on 5 reviews.[8]

At Metacritic, it holds a score of 1 out of 100, based on 5 reviews.[9] It is tied with Bio-Dome, The Singing Forest, Chaos, Not Cool, 10 Rules for Sleeping Around and United Passions as the worst reviewed film on the site.

Lohan was nominated for a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress for her performance in the film (also for Scary Movie 5), but lost to Kim Kardashian for Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.

Box office[edit]

The film earned $172,000 from 275 theaters for a location average of $625 in its opening weekend.[1][10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "InAPPropriate Comedy (2013)". Box Office Mojo. Amazon.com. 
  2. ^ "InAPPropriate Comedy Trailer, News, Videos, and Reviews". ComingSoon.net. 2013-03-22. Retrieved 2013-07-24. 
  3. ^ "Lindsay Lohan takes on iconic Marilyn Monroe pose for 'InAPPropriate Comedy'". Fox News. 2013-01-08. Retrieved 2013-07-24. 
  4. ^ a b Someone Thought It Was a Good Idea to Spend Money On This, Rope of Silicon
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ [2]
  7. ^ Frank Scheck (2013-03-22). "InAPPropriate Comedy: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. The Bottom Line: This painfully unfunny assemblage of would-be comedy sketches manages to make Movie 43 look good in retrospect. 
  8. ^ "InAPPropriate Comedy (2013)". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. 
  9. ^ "InAPPropriate Comedy". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. 
  10. ^ Pamela McClintock (2013-03-24). "Box Office Report: 'Croods' Opens to Solid $44.7 Million; 'Olympus Has Fallen' Nabs $30.5 Million". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  11. ^ Lee, Stephan (2013-03-24). "Box office disaster: Lindsay Lohan film 'InAPPropriate Comedy,' directed by the ShamWow guy, earns $625 per theater | Inside Movies | EW.com". Insidemovies.ew.com. Retrieved 2013-07-24. 

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