From Christopher Guest -- one of the creators and stars of the hilarious rock 'n' roll satire "This Is Spinal Tap" -- comes this "mockumentary" about the small-town community of Blaine, Missouri, as they prepare for the 150th anniversary of their town by putting on an elaborate stage play. Hoping to create a triumphant work, they pin their hopes and dreams on an outrageous former New York theater director who promises to deliver a famous Broadway producer in time for the premiere. Starring Christopher Guest ("Best in Show," "The Princess Bride"), Parker Posey ("Superman Returns," "A Mighty Wind"), Eugene Levy ("A Mighty Wind," the "American Pie" movies) and Catherine O'Hara ("Best in Show," "Beetlejuice").

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Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5

74 Ratings

74 Ratings

91% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.8/10
  • Fresh 49
  • Rotten 5

Critics Consensus: This riotously deadpan mockumentary about aspiring community theater performers never stoops to ridicule oft-ridiculous characters.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Fab small-town spoof; subtle humor may bore kids.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1997 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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