Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
Pornography Is Not Funny
Release Date: September 09, 2011
Starring: Nick Swardson, Allen Covert,
Don Johnson, Stephen Dorff,
Runtime: 96 minutes
Distributor: Columbia Pictures/Sony
Director: Tom Brady
Executive Producer: aphy Is Not Funny **
Producer: Barry Bernardi, Allen Covert,
David Dorfman, Jack
Giarraputo, Adam Sandler
Writer: Adam Sandler, Allen Covert,
Address Comments To:Michael Lynton, Chairman/CEO
Amy Pascal, Chairman - Motion Picture Group
Sony Pictures Entertainment (Columbia Pictures/TriStar/Screen Gems/Affirm Films)
10202 West Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232-3195
Phone: (310) 244-4000; Fax: (310) 244-2626
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Adam Sandler, one of the writers and producers of this travesty, loves to portray sweet gullible characters triumphing over bad guys. Buck Larson starts out as a very buck-toothed grocery store bag boy who gets fired for spending too much time talking to an old lady. He’s then invited to a party where his friends introduce him to the first pornography he’s ever seen. It turns out to be a porn movie starring his parents, made years earlier.
Bucky sets out to follow in the footsteps of his parents. He takes a bus to Hollywood to try to become a porn star. He winds up befriending an equally innocent and sweet waitress. She roots for him as he blunders his way to stardom. Their sweetness is contrasted against mean, nasty characters, who abuse them and spew out foul language at a steady pace. The “humor” in the movie is so crass, vulgar and sexual it cannot be clearly described without stooping below a level MOVIEGUIDE® would go.
It’s absolutely shocking that this movie is being released by a big studio. ON THE WATERFRONT and BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI were Columbia Pictures. Furthermore, Columbia is now a subsidiary of Sony. Is there absolutely no sense of responsibility?
This is a movie that makes you want to pray for both the filmmakers and anyone who would actually want to buy a ticket. Jesus died on a cross for these people, and we need to care about them. Also, we really need to pray for and admonish anyone who believes in Jesus and buys a ticket to BUCKY LARSON.
The “humor” in BUCKY LARSON is so crass, vulgar and sexual, it cannot be clearly described without stooping below a level MOVIEGUIDE® will not go. It’s absolutely shocking BUCKY LARSON is being released by a major movie studio in Hollywood.