Pauly Shore Is Dead
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)

Can death be a good career move? The star of Bio-Dome, Jury Duty, and In the Army Now decides to find out in this satirical comedy. Pauly Shore (playing himself) takes a role on a new situation comedy series for FOX TV after a string of… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 11, 2003
DVD Release Date: January 25, 2005
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Key revelation is that Shore is a bitter, unpleasant, petty, humourless little man--and that his stoned weasel song and dance isn't doing that great a job of hiding it.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the movie turns into a game of spot the cameo more than anything else.

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Ken Fox
TV Guide

Shore's contempt extends well beyond himself to tar his fans and just about anyone who might be in the audience.

Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily

Pauly Shore is dead... In your dreams, bud-dee!

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Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

Will probably matter only slightly to Shore's fans, but this patchy film will hardly deliver Shore the crossover breakout he so sorely desires nor the admiration due a talented film auteur.

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Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

It works as a throwaway joke -- occasionally funny and often shamelessly tasteless. And it also helps if you like Shore.

Christopher Null

the single joke wears paper-thin over its 80 mercifully short minutes

Bill Beyrer

While it is indeed pretty funny, the darkness got lost somewhere in the shuffle.

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Clint Morris
Film Threat

A very funny, blatantly satirical and insolently honest look into the life of the former it boy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 28% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Decent mockumentary on forgotten actor Pauly Shore where he spoofs himself, this is a pretty original film, and considering that Shore is so-so, this is… More
Megan S
I have beef with this movie because it killed our TV. We had a TV/VCR combo and the tape wouldnt eject. And once I pried it out of the VCR, the TV kept thinking… More
MisterYoda ?
three stars
Curtis Lilly
I rented this thinking it was real. It's not. If you are offered to watch this movie, take these precautions to make sure you don't have to: 1)… More
Michael S
Painfully unfunny. I actually like Pauly Shore, but this film is bulls***! The successful joke ratio here is about one in a hundred, and I'm not even… More
Ken Stachnik
I really wanted to like this...oh well I guess I can always watch "Son in Law" again...