The Foot Fist Way Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 9311

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 26

Theatrical Release Date: 05/30/2008

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/10/2009

Language: English

Genre: Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Jody Hill

Actors: Danny R. McBride, Ben Best, Jody Hill, Mary Jane Bostic, Sean Baxter, Spencer Moreno

Plot: An ex champion Tae Kwon Do instructor insists that he is the best at what he does. He loves his wife and loves his life...that is until he finds out that his wife has cheated on him with her new boss. He becomes severely depressed and takes it out on all of those around him. He must find a way to turn his life around before it is too late.

Quick Movie Reviews

Rating of
2.5/4

Snoogans - wrote on 09/10/2011

The main character is not the most likable guy, but this partially dark comedy is quite funny at times.

Rating of
2/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/09/2011

It was OK & had its moments but definitely wasnt as funny as I thought it was gonna be

Rating of
2.5/4

goodfellamike - wrote on 01/21/2009

An independent comedy that takes awhile to grow on the viewer since its main character is so off-putting, but it manages some good laughs even if it is obvious most of the time. Final Grade: C+

Full Movie Reviews

Adict
Adict
Rising Star

Rating of
2/4

Nobody May Quite Get It.

Adict - wrote on 06/06/2010

The face value price of this film is watching those unintelligent rednecks attempt an Eastern art and practice for the primary reason of either being in movies or being able to beat-up everyone. The deeper meaning and true evaluation is of the typical undisciplined American (overweight, primary adjectives are damn, like, and fuck within a constant Tyra Banks or Jerry Springer setting) and his or her inability to acheive any form of diligent discipline.

Is it the end of the American as a whole? Is it the realization that true discipline arises when the individual sheds all his earthly possesions and cares? Either way, ancient buddhist principles cracking the minds of kung-fu rednecks is a funny attack of classes, though nobody may quite get it.

Franz Patrick
Franz Patrick
Movie God

Rating of
2/4

Crosses the Line

Franz Patrick - wrote on 11/19/2008

I’m so close to giving this movie a one star out of four. The only reason why I didn’t is that it managed to make me laugh out loud with its crude humor… when it doesn’t cross the line. And that’s my main problem with this picture: it crosses the line… multiple times without having some sort of heart that justifies why we should care for the characters. I know that this is supposed to be a dark comedy so being crude and mean comes with the territory (like in “Bad Santa” and “Fargo”). A main character that doesn’t have a filter can be loveable but if that character does not have a single redeeming quality, it just doesn’t work. I was insulted that this picture even dared the audience to sympathize with Danny McBride’s character. Not only is he a jerk (he …

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