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    Posted: November 08 2008 at 5:24pm
The so-so reviews at Rotten Tomatoes and other movies that look worse than this might keep the film from getting nominated for Worst Picture (or Worst Remake or Ripoff for that matter).  Jason Statham will probably get a Razzie nomination for his role in In the Name of the King rather than for this.  Either way he looks to be way behind Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy in that category.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Mrs. Magnatech Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 16 2008 at 6:07pm
Just saw this. Bad, but not as bad as you tmight think. I definitely think Jason Statham is worthy of a Worst Actor for this, though -- He's more wooden than a cigar store Indian.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Sanndman228715 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 29 2008 at 10:07am
This movie also has Ian McShane, who's a very good actor. (Especially in the film Sexy Beast and The HBO series Deadwood).
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Post Options Post Options   Quote moat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 22 2008 at 3:30pm
Yeah cars are cool, but cars with guns are ultra-cool.

That's just about the best theme anyone's ever decided to build a movie around.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote SchumacherH8ter Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 13 2008 at 11:22am
The main problem is that "Superbad" was the funniest movie of last year, in my and 99% of the kids at my school's opinion....while "Epic Movie" has some defenders but also has a lot of detractors. And most of defenders merely say it's funny and worthy of a rental -- not a trip to the theater.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote moviewizguy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 13 2008 at 5:54am
Well, Superbad is probably overrated because, like I said, I was disappointed.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote SchumacherH8ter Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 12 2008 at 1:52pm
You didn't find "Supedbad" funny and liked "Epic Movie"? What's wrong with this picture.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote moviewizguy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 12 2008 at 1:17pm
Sorry, House Bunny looks hilarious...and I didn't even find Superbad funny.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Berrynoia Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 12 2008 at 9:28am

I have a feeling this film has Razzie potential, but it might have to share Worst of the Weak dis-honors with The House Bunny (With Scary Movie's Anna Faris doing a Jessica Simpson-ish role!).

Still, I hope a special version is released where bonus points are given for running over the people involved in making this film.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote BrassKnuckle Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 10 2008 at 6:34pm
If it were to be a true remake, I might go see it just to see a certain violence-prone president get run over at the end. 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote PopcornAvenger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 07 2008 at 8:21am

Eh, I admit to liking Death Race 2000. The part where the doctors are laying out their patients to get run over, and the driver avoids them to run over the doctors was classic. 

As for the remake, ~eh~  (shrug). Doubt it'll be Razzie worthy, but I'll wait for the DVD.

 

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Post Options Post Options   Quote moviewizguy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 06 2008 at 12:16pm
Yes, this is oddly similar to The Condemned.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote tomsmobr Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 06 2008 at 2:37am
I thought it also looked like The Condemned with The Death Races being on The Internet where subscribers could pay to watch them
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Movie Man Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2008 at 3:28pm
The guy next to Joan Allen is from the Showtime series "Brotherhood" where he plays Congressman Thomas Caffee...

Joan Allen was also in the last two great "Bourne" films. Wonder if she'll star in "The Bourne Legacy", the fourth Bourne movie set for release in 2010?

Enough with the actor speculation -- I might actually see this when it comes out in theaters... 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Michaels Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2008 at 2:58pm
I have respect for Joan Allen as an actress. But why, oh why is she is this movie?! This is one of her weirdest choices since "Face/Off". I like Jason Statham, too. He can be really good or really bad, depending on who is behind the camera. Mr. Milla Jovovich doesn't know how to write a good script, so they are already off to a bad start (no pun intended with the racing theme).
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Post Options Post Options   Quote cvcjr13 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2008 at 12:40pm
The trailers look so good...but the whole idea of remaking the original seems so bad!  
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