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The Onion Movie (2008)





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America's most popular satirical newspaper makes the leap from the printed page to the silver screen in this political comedy that explores what happens when journalistic integrity is compromised by corporate sensibility. Onion News anchorman Norm Archer (Len Cariou) is s principled journalist, so when he's asked to bend to the will of his corporate overlords he decides to strike back with a fury unheard of in the world of network news. Nothing is sacred as the creative force behind The Onion unleash an unrelenting barrage of satire on such subjects as pop stars, prisoners, peace talks, and blockbuster action films. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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Len Cariou
as Norm Archer
Sarah McElligott
as Melissa Cherry
Daniel Dae Kim
as Ivy Leaguer
Daniel Chacon
as Young American/Cock Puncher
Don R. McManus
as Dennis McCormick
Larissa Laskin
as Dana Dobbs
Kate Fuglei
as Dolores McCormick
Scott Klace
as Kip Kendall
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All Critics (3)

A fun and senseless movie based in satirical views. [Full review in Spanish].

June 3, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

It's easy to see why nobody wanted to finish The Onion Movie. But why did anybody want to start it?

July 28, 2008 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

The Onion may continue to thrive as a satirical, fake news Web site, newspaper and publisher of books, but The Onion Movie, a straight-to-DVD release, is a tired sketch-comedy collection.

June 13, 2008 | Rating: 1.5/4

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Directors Cat

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some hillarious moments and i did laugh heaps but overall pretty stupid!!!

 ♥Robyn  M♥
♥Robyn M♥

Super Reviewer

The seatbelt made me laugh almost harder than I laughed in any movie! After that, I was asking myself if this was even supposed to be a comedy? My jaw dropped at the end and I was ready to eat the dvd!

KJ Proulx
KJ Proulx

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