PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Romance
3 prisoners escape. 2 end up in Happy, Texas, where they're mistaken for a gay couple expected there to help with the small girls beauty pageant. As the 2 are paid $1000, they decide to stay until the heat is gone.
Snapped up at the Sundance Film Festival for $12 million, the film ended up grossing just shy of $3 million.
OK we've got three, count my fingers, three runners.
Marshal Nalhober: First, Wayne Wayne Wayne Jr. This man likes to steal cars.
Marshal Nalhober: Next, Harry Sawyer; fraud, credit card scam.
Marshal Nalhober: And the reason we are all here today, Bob Maslow. Let's put this guy away before he kills ...
Happy is said to be in southwestern Texas near El Paso. In fact, the real Happy is in the northern part of the state between Amarillo and Lubbock.
Wayne Artman is listed as Wayne Wayne Wayne Artman Sr., spoofing Steve Zahn's character name.
The version shown on Comedy Central tones down some of the profanity and violence.
$72,056 (USA) (3 October 1999)
$1,943,649 (USA) (19 December 1999)