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Strange Brew aka 'The Adventures of Bob & Douc McKenzie: Strange Brew' (1983)

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Director: Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas

Written by: few obviously intoxicated guys ( among them those above and another one )

Starring: Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Paul Dooley, Max von Sydow, Lynne Griffin

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Two canadian brother are sent on a mission to buy a beer for their dad. Since they don't have any money they are forced to go directly to the Brevery to try get some % for free. There, they are suddenly thrown into a world-wide crisis, when it appears that the Brevery not only produces beer, but madmen obsessed with controlling the world as well!


WORTH IT?

No.

It so crazy at the beginning, that I've turned it off few times. Then as I tried again, I suddenly realized that that after the silly crazy unfunny beginning something begins to happen, with a potential for a nice story... but then again!... it goes crazy and silly again.

I mean, the idea itself sounds ok. Two idiots with a silly mission, with beer being the most important thing in their life, must save the wor…

Real Men (1987)

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Starring: James Belushi, John Ritter

Written and Directed by: Dennis Feldman

WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?
When a person crucial to a save-the-world mission gets killed, a CIA agent ( James Belushi ) must escort his lookalike ( John Ritter ) from one coast of the United States to another, in order to make a a deal... with Aliens. 


WORTH WATCHING?

Yes.

It's totally weird, it looks cheap, and makes no sense, but at the same time things that make it so unconvential make it original and watchable as well.

The script is totally crazy, I don't think anyone cared to think it over while writitng or greenlighting it's production. It's more like a kid's story, child play's scenario made on the spot.

But it's surprisingly funny, even if it's stupid at some many times.


It's strong point is the cast, and the characters. James Belushi and John Ritter play very well together, and their roles are surprisinly likeable, ane believable too.

I must admit, I didn't like the way Belus…