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Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

Updated: Jun 22

PG | 1h 36min | 7/10 #comedy #indie

Parental Rating: PG (Parental guidance suggested – some material may not be suitable for children.)


 
 

➱ STORYLINE:

Napoleon Dynamite (2004) is a quirky comedy that follows the life of awkward high school student Napoleon Dynamite as he navigates the trials of adolescence in rural Idaho. Living with his eccentric family, including his llama-loving grandmother and aspiring martial artist brother Kip, Napoleon befriends new student Pedro and helps him run for class president against popular girl Summer Wheatley. The film captures the humor and heart of teenage misfits trying to find their place in the world.


➱ STAFF REVIEW:

Napoleon Dynamite (2004), directed by Jared Hess, is a refreshingly original indie comedy that has garnered a cult following for its offbeat humor and endearing characters. Jon Heder’s deadpan performance as the title character brings a unique charm to the film, making Napoleon an unlikely hero. The film’s clever dialogue, memorable scenes, and distinct visual style create a timeless and highly entertaining experience.


➱ CREDITS:

Director:

- Jared Hess

Writer:

- Jared Hess

- Jerusha Hess

Based on:

- Original screenplay by Jared Hess and Jerusha Hess

Starring:

- Jon Heder as Napoleon Dynamite

- Efren Ramirez as Pedro

- Jon Gries as Uncle Rico

- Aaron Ruell as Kip

- Tina Majorino as Deb

Produced by:

- Jeremy Coon

- Chris Wyatt

- Sean Covel

- Jory Weitz

Cinematography: Munn Powell

Edited by: Jeremy Coon

Music by: John Swihart

Production Company:

- Access Films

- Napoleon Pictures

Distributed by:

- Fox Searchlight Pictures

Release date: June 11, 2004

Run Time: 1h 36min

Country: United States

Languages: English

Budget: $400,000

Box office: $46.1 million


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