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Stupids, The

Stupids, The(1996)

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Brief Synopsis

When Stanley Stupid and his spirited wife Joan wake up to find their garbage stolen right out of the can--again--Stanley vows not to take it anymore! Is nothing sacred? But oh what a tangled web we weave when we are a Stupid. In his effort to get to the bottom of this heinous crime, Stanley lays a cunning trap to lure back the thieves. As expected, they take the bait, and he follows their getaway truck to the dump where he inadvertently stumbles on a covert weapons deal led by a couple of military men gone bad. Completely oblivious to what the Colonel and his sidekick are up to, Stanley believes there is a more sinister element at work here--that a diabolical figure from his past is behind the theft of all that fine garbage people have worked so hard to create. When the Stupids set-out to track down the criminal, they unravel an even greater conspiriacy involving aliens, the food service industry, international terrorists, a local newspaper, the police and, the post office.

Cast & Crew

John Landis Director
Tom Arnold Stanley Stupid
Jessica Lundy Joan Stupid
Bug Hall Buster Stupid
Alex Mckenna Petunia Stupid
Scott Kraft Policeman
Victor Ertmanis Garbageman No 1
Earl Williams Garbageman No 2
George Chiang Chinese Waiter No 1
Max Landis Graffiti Artist
Carol Ng Jade Palace Hostess
Arthur Eng Chinese Waiter No 2
Jennifer Dean Meter Maid

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1996 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Sound:  Production Co:  Imagine Entertainment .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Location Caterers Limited .....Production Company, Abbey Road Studios .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Pacific Title & Art Studio .....Production Company, Xfx Inc. .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Ontario Film Development Corporation .....Production Company, Canadian Broadcasting Company (Cbc) .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Shotmaker Company .....Production Company, Technicolor .....Production Company, Panavision, Ltd. .....Production Company, Senator Film Verleih .....Theatrical Distributor, Sam Film .....Theatrical Distributor, Columbus Film Ag .....Theatrical Distributor, Central Film Verleih Gmbh .....Theatrical Distributor, .....Theatrical Distributor, Wild Bunch AG .....Theatrical Distributor, New Line Cinema .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Rank Film Distributors Inc .....Foreign Distribution Sales, New Line Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor, Rank Film Distributors Ltd .....Foreign Distribution Sales
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)

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