PG-13 | | Comedy
Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.
Michel Gondry insisted on using the inhabitants of Passaic, New Jersey, where the film was shot, and is set, as extras, and some as prominent actors throughout the film. The scene where the inhabitants get to see "Fats Waller was Born in Passaic" (the biopic, and only ... ...
Anything you say can and will be held against you...in the court of Robocop.
When Mr Fletcher sets off on his trip, the train leaves going back the way it came, even though Passaic does not appear to be a terminal.
£1,388,146 (UK) (24 February 2008)
$11,169,531 (USA) (27 April 2008)