Hot rod

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When Hot Rod premiered in theaters on August 3, , few predicted it would be one of the most groundbreaking comedies of its generation. Unfortunately for Hot Rod, those few were wrong: the film was both ignored at the box office and met with a shrug by critics. Re-discovered years later on cable and YouTube , Hot Rod is obsessively shared and quoted by its legion of proselytizers—a certified entry in the new cult canon. Their S. Samberg stars as the hapless Kimble, trying to live up to the legend of his deceased father a former assistant to Evel Knievel and win the respect of Frank Ian McShane , his hateful stepfather. By this measure, Hot Rod is an enduring success—look no further than this Reddit thread for proof.

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When Frank becomes ill, Rod raises money for his heart operation by executing his largest stunt yet. The film was initially drafted by Pam Brady who retains full writing credit as a vehicle for Saturday Night Live star Will Ferrell , but the project never commenced. The group subsequently rewrote the movie with a heavy emphasis on offbeat surreal humor. It was shot in Vancouver in the summer of The score is by former Yes guitarist Trevor Rabin , and the soundtrack features several songs by the Swedish rock band Europe.
As we prepare for the return of Prince Akeem in Coming 2 America , we present our guide to comic legend Eddie Murphy 's essential films. Watch the video. See the full gallery. He also misses his dead dad, whom he thinks was Evel Knievel's back-up. Rod, a man-child, believes that he is a stunt man.