My Big Fat Independent Movie
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)

All those movies the snotty clerk at the video store keeps telling you to rent get raked over the coals in this over-the-top satiric comedy. Harvey (Eric Hoffman) and Sam (Neil Barton) are a pair of identically black-suited hitmen who have… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: September 30, 2005
DVD Release Date: January 24, 2006
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Critic Score: 23% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

This low-budget effort lacks the wit necessary to sustain its brief 80-minute running time.

Ben Kenigsberg
Village Voice

It's a sour, petty act of mockery that values its own ineptitude over genuine cleverness, travestying Quentin Tarantino and others simply for dreaming up gimmicks that worked.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...unrelentingly amateurish...

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

My Big Fat Independent Movie is a frenetic attempt to spoof every major art-house film of the last decade.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

If you've seen all the above films, this will all sound just as silly as it is. If you haven't, it will just sound cuckoo.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

The juvenile gags seem aimed at moviegoers who hate the whole idea of independent/art/foreign-language films and the stuck-up eggheads who like them -- so what's the point?

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

This painfully unfunny spoof promises to do for independent movies what Airplane! did for disaster movies, but mostly what My Big Fat Independent Movie does is demonstrate the ineptitude of its makers.

John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

Not every joke connects, but Gore and director Philip Zlotorynski make sure that five more are waiting around the corner.

Phil Hall
Film Threat

Hilarious parody of contemporary indie cinema.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Nate Harris
Yeah, it's just not very good.