I’ll be calling out old movies everyone should re-watch! There movies stand the test of time and are worth a re-watch, at the end of the year, I’ll consolidate all movies worthy to be on the list. Enjoy The Show Nerds!
Release date: July 15, 2005 (Canada)
Director: David Dobkin
Box office: 285.2 million USD
Budget: 40 million USD
Screenplay: Bob Fisher, Steve Faber
Interesting Pop: A sequel was considered where Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson would go up against an ‘ultimate wedding crasher’ played by Daniel Craig
Release date: June 1, 2007 (Canada)
Director: Judd Apatow
Featured song: Daughter
Box office: 219.1 million USD
Budget: 33 million USD (2011)
Interesting Pop: The film was originally intended to be a semi-sequel to The 40-Year-Old Virgin, with Seth Rogen reprising his character from that movie.
Release date: June 5, 2009 (Canada)
Director: Todd Phillips
Featured song: Stu’s Song
Box office: 467.5 million USD
Interesting Pop: Alan hooked-up with a retired porn star. It was co-writer Jeremy Garelick’s idea to have the staged photos in the closing credits as a way of tying up some of the story’s loose ends. The woman who is seen orally pleasuring Alan in the casino’s elevator was a retired porn star they found while filming in Vegas. Warner Brothers missed the photo when it was first screened and by the time executive Alan Horn noticed it the film had already been sent to theaters.
Initial release: June 28, 2004 (Los Angeles)
Director: Adam McKay
Narrator: Bill Kurtis
Featured song: Afternoon Delight
Screenplay: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay
Interesting Pop: That’s producer Judd Apatow who remarks that the Sex Panther cologne, “Smells like a turd with burnt hair.”
Release date: August 17, 2007 (Canada)
Director: Greg Mottola
Featured song: Too Hot to Stop
Screenplay: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Producers: Judd Apatow, Shauna Robertson
Interesting Pop: Apparently, the real Fogell once threatened to kill some guy at a bar and actually went home to grab his sword.