Epic Movie
Epic Movie (2007)

Scary Movie screenwriters Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer join forces to parody the "biggest" movies ever to hit the silver screen in this comedy that gives such popular box-office hits as Pirates of the Caribbean and Chronicles… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 26, 2007
DVD Release Date: May 22, 2007
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Critic Score: 2% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A crude comedy with nothing new or insightful to say about the subjects it satirizes.

Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out

The gutter-brow auteurs who helped write the first Scary Movie and created Date Movie milk their lame sketch-comedy minds for yet another punishingly uninspired skewering of Hollywood hits.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

How can you make fun of such self-aware subjects as Borat or Johnny Depp's winkingly fey Jack Sparrow? Who hasn't already noticed Tom Hanks' bad Da Vinci Code hair? And really, is there anything left to say about Samuel L. Jackson and those snakes?

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Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Raunchy blockbuster spoof is over the top, dumb.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Despite all the scatological high jinks on display, most of the satire is affectionate rather than merciless.

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Jim Ridley
L.A. Weekly

An amateur-hour game of Spot That Reference, intended for people who crack up simply at the mention of anything topical.

Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix

It plays out like an overlong Comedy Central skit lurching for the next laugh without any remorse for the gross misfires in between.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

The makers of Epic Movie have just discovered the existence of urine, vomit and pimples, and declared them hilarious.

Nathan Rabin
AV Club

Epic Movie strays so far from the solid fundamentals of filmmaking that it calls the very foundation of humor into question.

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Fred Topel

Maybe these movies are popular, but it seems they just keep getting more inane with each variation on the theme.

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Flixster Audience Score: 29% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
It was umm okay . . yah not.
Mike S
A comedy is supposed to make you laugh right? I mean, isn't that the basic criteria? Well, this tragic piece of garbage failed to even present a single… More
Alex roy
Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer are the worst "directors" to ever tackle the parody genre. Epic Movie is a dreadful mess that is a pure waste of… More
Chris Miele
Total and utter crap. You want a good parody movie? Go watch Airplane! This is actually the first movie I ever had nightmares about paying to watch. If they… More
Melvin White
Peter: Tomorrow we fight. So tonight... we party!  "We Know It's Big. We Measured." Words can't describe the painful experience of trying… More
Scott Green
I felt robbed as I walked away from the film, I could have honestly complained that this film should not be shown to eyes of the public, states everything that… More