Helpful votes received on reviews: 38% (5 of 13)


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Napoleon Dynamite [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Jon Heder
Napoleon Dynamite [DVD] DVD ~ Jon Heder
5 of 13 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Over-hyped, 25 Sep 2005
Was really disappointed with this film, after hearing it described as a cult classic. OK, so it is different, but not quite different enough to be really funny. I think that a lot of people enjoy it so much because the main characters, NP and Pedro, act as if they have been smoking a particularly potent strain of ganja - dumb, blank-faced and eyelids half-closed. I think if I'd have been stoned, I would have enjoyed it more - it is that kind of humour.
The best scene was NP's dance to Jamiroquoi - that guy can really move, although this wasn't really consistent with the rest of his character.
On the plus side, the soundtrack is pretty good, and if you come to this with low… Read more

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