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Run Ronnie Run (2002)

R | | Comedy | January 2002 (USA)
A redneck with an uncanny knack for getting arrested becomes the star of his own reality program.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Taylor Bruce Taylor ... Dot Lancaster
David Cross ... Ronnie Dobbs / Pootie T / Chow Chow
Leon Lamar ... Tammy's Neighbor
India Cosper India Cosper ... Middle Ronnie
Blaze Walker Blaze Walker ... Little Middle Ronnie
Storm Walker Storm Walker ... Little Ronnie
Jill Talley ... Tammy
Paul Carden Paul Carden ... Tas-Tee Liquor Store Owner
Becky Thyre ... Tonya
Suli McCullough Suli McCullough ... Kyle
David Koechner ... Clay
Saucy Saucy ... F'd Up Dog
E.J. De la Pena E.J. De la Pena ... Jerry Trellis
Jonathon Pelletier Jonathon Pelletier ... 9 Year Old Ronnie
Kimberly Schwartz Kimberly Schwartz ... 9 Year Old Tammy
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Run Ronnie Run is a heart warming spin-off from the cult hit HBO series "Mr. Show". It is the story of Ronwell Quincy Dobbs (David Cross), who has a unique talent for getting arrest. A British television personality, Terry Twillstein (Bob Odenkirk), gets sight of Ronnie and brings Ronnie to Hollywood to get him his own TV show. Ronnie must then deal with his new life, while having to deal with missing his ex-wife that he left back home. This is a delightful comedy with countless celebrity cameos by Dave Foley, Jeff Goldblum, and Jack Black just to name a few. As well as many appearances by characters for the hit television series "Mr. Show". Written by The Fuzz

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He Didn't Get His 15 Minutes of Fame... He Stole It! See more »

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Rated R for strong language, sexual content and crude humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alearga, Ronnie, alearga See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Trivia

According to David Cross, the original script was a collection of sketches like his series, Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995). But New Line asked Cross and Odenkirk to focus more on Ronnie Dobbs. See more »

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Terry Twillstein: Tally Ho all. Is this perchance Tas-Tee Liquors?
Tonya: I don't know, faggot.
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Daffy Mal Yinkle Yankle, the parody character from Mr. Show, is credited as "himself". See more »

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Spoofs Cops (1989) See more »

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Written by Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant
Performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Courtesy of MCA Records
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So bad even Bob and David disowned it.
25 November 2003 | by DavidGTaylorSee all my reviews

Yeah, so I downloaded Run, Ronnie, Run a few months ago from Kazaa and thought it was lame as all heck. I love Mr. Show and thought that the Ronnie Dobbs sketches were pretty funny, but this movie isn't. There are some funny scenes, I guess, but I don't remember it. Bad movies have that effect on me. I can't remember the really horrible parts because I force them out of my memory. I'm sure it could've been a lot better had Bob & David chosen another director, and put a little more effort into it. Also, giving Ronnie redeeming qualities really isn't a good idea either. Ronnie is supposed to be like an amoral, violent, drunken redneck that gets arrested for a living. Not a sweet man who goes on a mission.

Oh yeah, and I think most of us all know that movies based on sketches usually suck.

Bob and David (especially Bob) are obviously talented and funny enough (watch Mr. Show), but this movie doesn't show that talent much.


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