Windy City Heat
Windy City Heat (2006)

This made-for-cable movie may well stand the test of time as one of the most elaborate practical jokes ever televised -- or, at the very least, one of the cruelest. Perry Karavello is an actor whose talent does not quite reach the level of… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release Date: September 1, 2006
DVD Release Date: September 26, 2006
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Miles Beller
Los Angeles Times

The producers reap their comedy product and Caravello collects his 15-plus minutes of fame as star of this endearingly goofy mock doc.

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Daynah Burnett

With such absurdity abounding, it's hard to gauge who should be insulted more: the audience or Perry.

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Fred Topel
Can Magazine

It's all worth a watch. In an age where "reality" comedy is coming to the forefront with Jackass and Borat, Windy City Heat is a worthy brother in the genre.

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Erik Childress

Leave it to the minds behind Comedy Central's Crank Yankers to pull this off. What's unbelievable is that they have reportedly been pulling pranks on poor Perry for many, many years.

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Brian Gibson
Film School Rejects

While the film was funny at times, it was horribly boring at others. I sat patiently awaiting the ending that I thought would be coming. Read more at Film School Rejects:

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Windy City is either incredibly cruel or incredibly pointless; either way, it's immature, repetitive and unfunny.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Wu Chouin
The greatest prank ever pulled, even if it is somewhat cruel. Perry is so oblivious you think he's gotta be in on the act. I laughed at almost every… More