When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort--a hedonistic island paradise for swingers--it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence...or at least hide it.
Broken Lizard is surrounded by limber, wanton women on a booze-soaked island resort owned by Coconut Pete, a rock star has-been. But the non-stop party takes a turn for the weird when dead bodies start turning up. Everyone begins to look suspicious. Could it be Sam, of the Fun Police brigade, who is quick-on-the-trigger with his tequila-loaded Super Soaker; Jenny, the over-sexed fitness instructor; Juan, the flamboyant diving instructor with a secret third-world past; Putman, the bratty British tennis coach/fanatic; Dave, the Ecstasy-crazed, adopted nephew of Coconut Pete; or the burly masseur Lars blessed with a creepy touch--that can render anyone into instant Jell-O? Can the inhabitants of Pleasure Island unite, solve the mystery and restore happy hour to this tropical bacchanal?Written by
Sujit R. Varma
Originally, there were a few scenes that explain more about Steve Lemme's character (Juan) - apparently, he grew up on a goat farm - but they were the first to be removed from the film. See more »
While being chased by the towards the end of the movie, the camera pans up to reveal a dirt cliff as the dead end. But as each character jumps, it shows them jumping off a white rock cliff into the ocean. See more »
[reading Penelope's name-tag ]
Oh, that is a beautiful name. Peen-a-lope. Peen-a-lope. It's breathtaking.
[smiling at his mispronouncing her name ]
Um, thank you.
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A newly released DVD from Fox Home Entertainment contains an extended version of the movie not rated by the MPAA (including two whole characters removed from the film), 2 Broken Lizard Audio Commentaries and fifteen minutes of deleted & alternate scenes with optional commentary. The disc also contains a Fox Inside Look at AVP, a soundtrack spot and two theatrical trailers for 'The Ringer' and Club Dread. See more »
Club dread is a cinematic treat. Fans of super troopers will understand the clever brand of comedy applied in this film. The accents aren't supposed to be realistic, the situations aren't supposed to be suspenseful, and most of all the acting isn't supposed to be oscar worthy. It's a joke people. It's a movie made by a comedy troop co-starring Bill Paxton. They're not exactly shooting for the stars. What they are trying to do is make you laugh. Let down your guard and admit that you like unnecessary nudity, brutal murders, and fake accents. If you didn't like super troopers you probably won't like this movie but on the same token, if you didn't like super troopers you're an uptight loser with no sense of humor. This movie is flat out funny when taken for what it is, so please do so. If you're looking for a life changing dramatic experience go see The Passion of The Christ but if you want to have a good time laughing at stuff you know is funny, even if you won't admit it, see this film. Smoke some, drink some, or go sober, but have a good time. Peace.
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