R | | Documentary, Action, Comedy
Johnny Knoxville and his band of maniacs perform a variety of stunts and gross-out gags on the big screen for the first time.
The final segment, "Butt X-ray", had to be edited as any scenes of a toy car being inserted into Ryan Dunn's anus would be classified as pornographic and instantly land the film with an NC-17 rating. Such a rating would have severely limited the film's ... ...
I am so glad I turned this idea down.
In the burglar skit, Bam has nothing on his head when him and Johnny first land on the ground. In the next shot, he has a black cap on.
As the credits end, Rip mentions 'the next one should be The Son Of Jackass'. Fade to '2063: The Son Of Jackass', where an elderly version of the crew (as seen on Spike Jonez, Bam Margera, and Johnny Knoxville in the movie itself) attempts to escape explosions, flying debris, trucks, and crashing sheds. Only Steve O. makes it out alive.
Although passed without interference for cinema release, the BBFC insisted upon warning captions being placed on screen during the more dangerous stunts (e.g. the fireworks segments).
$2,763,437 (USA) (27 October 2002)