PG | | Comedy
A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
In real life, the llama's name is Dolly and she belongs to director/co-writer Jared Hess' mother.
Kid on Bus:
What are you gonna do today, Napoleon?
Napoleon Dynamite: Whatever I feel like I wanna do. Gosh!
When LaFawnduh first steps off the bus there is a man standing behind her. In the next shot, the man has disappeared.
All the items, food or otherwise, used in the credits appear at some point in the movie, e.g. Napoleon's chap-stick, Uncle Rico's steak, etc.
For wide release and all showings after the limited release, a scene was filmed featuring an additional five-minutes after the credits.
$116,666 13 June 2004