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Title Dude, where's my car? Year 2000
Director Danny Leiner Writer Philip Stark
Country USA Language English
Cast Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner, Marla Sokoloff, Kristy Swanson, David Herman, Hal Sparks, Charlie O'Connell, John Toles-Bey, Christian Middelthon, David Bannick
Movie links Official site
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Two twentysomething dudes, Jesse (Ashton Kutcher) and Chester (Sean William Scott), awaken one morning with no recollection of the previous night.

Then, the two dudes make a really horrific discovery: their shiggy stash is empty! Jesse and Chester embark on what for them is a holy mission: score some shiggy while trying to piece together the previous night's debauchery.

All they know for sure is that their fridge is full of pudding, Jesse's car has disappeared, and the dudes' girlfriends, the twins, are withholding "special treats" because their sucky boyfriends have forgotten their anniversary.

To make up with the girls, the Dudes have to find the anniversary gifts they bought for the occasion. But it won’t be easy ­ the goodies are in their car.

But that's only the beginning of Jesse and Chester's wild odyssey. Before the day is over, the dudes learn they possessed -and lost- a suitcase full of cash, and met a gorgeous gender-challenged stripper and six sexy, jumpsuit-clad alien women.

Now, they're caught in the middle of an intergalactic war... with the fate of the universe at stake.

Back to top Gay Interest

Stopped at a traffic light, Jesse and Chester engage in nonverbal one-upmanship with a couple in another car that indirectly acknowledges the not-so-subtle gay subtext of these wacky male-bonding movies.

The cast is full of young, cute guys and there is a transvestite stripper and a couple of leather-clad Nordic supermen.

Back to top Personal review

I LIKE this movie… but, I have been razzed constantly for it! So let’s get it upfront. This film IS NOT A GAY FILM , NOT GLBTQ. Rather, it is a “buddy film”. It quite simply is a piece of Hollyweird crap that only those individuals who are “attuned” to looking for GLBTQ elements in a film seem to delight in… and while there may be many, the majority of Gay Cinema fans just ignore this offering.

While not a Gay film, per se, there is an abundance of homoeroticism in this flick! Forget the fact that the two male leads are simply gorgeous (Anderson, Kutcher), and get a bit more of a focus on the film itself. There are times when director Leiner seems to go astray.. but, he has a vision…

The DVD release (American, at least) offers full director and actor commentary… which is almost as funny as the movie itself! The director and cast fully admit the intention of homoeroticism in the film, yet, true to Hollyweird, they carry the anit-gay “umbrella”.

A zany piece of fun… the “Queer Eye” will get a lot more fun of than most! I wouldn’t recommend it on my HIGH list, but I DID buy the DVD and have no problems with my simple approval of this flick… razz me more! I don’t care!

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Jesse: Who's Johnny Potsmoker?
Chester: Oh ,that's my alter ego.
Jesse: Wait, I thought Johnny Potsmoker was MY alter ego.
Chester: No. Yours is Smokey McPot.
Jesse: Oh yeah.

[Pierre has a deep French ascent] Pierre: But luckily for you, I am an honorable man.
Mark: Excuse me, what was that?
Pierre: Honorable!
Mark: What? Onadouble?
[Pierre and Mark continue alternating, saying "Honorable" and "Onudable"]
Mark: I think you're trying to say "honorable"!
Pierre: What do I have to do to shut you up!?! Do I have to hose you down again?
Mark: No! Maybe later.

Jesse: Dude, where's my car?
Chester: Where's your car dude?
Jesse: DUDE, where's my car?
Chester: Where's your car dude?

Jesse: Look, it's those two totally gay Nordic dudes!
Totally Gay Nordic Dudes: We will now use the power of the Continuum Transfunctioner to banish you to Hoboken, New Jersey.

Jesse: I do not want to go down in history as the guy who destroyed the universe.

[Jesse and Chester have tattoos on their backs that say "dude" and "sweet."]
Jesse: Dude! You got a tattoo!
Chester: So do you, dude! Dude, what does my tattoo say?
Jesse: "Sweet!" What about mine?
Chester: "Dude!" What does mine say?
Jesse: "Sweet!" What about mine?
Chester: "Dude!" What does mine say?
Jesse: "Sweet!" What about mine?
Chester: "Dude!" What does mine say?
Jesse: "Sweet!" What about mine?
Chester: "Dude!" What does mine say?
[later]
Chester: [angry] Dude!" What does mine say?!
Jesse: [screaming] "Sweet!"

Jesse: Wait a second, let's recap. Last night, we lost my car, we accepted stolen money from a transsexual stripper, and now some space nerds want us to find something we can't pronounce. I hate to say it, Chester, but maybe we need to cut back on the shibbying.
[Chester slaps him]
Jesse: Thanks, dude.

Chester: How wasted were we last night?
Jesse: Well, I touched Christy Boner's hoo-hoo, were on the hook for two hundred thousand dollars to a transsexual stripper, and my car's gone. I'd say we were pretty wasted.

Back to top Pictures

Dude, where's my car? Hip-hop dudes. The dudes encounter Christie. The dudes with their girlfriends, the twins. Dudes and ostriches. Director Danny Leiner, a vintage Renault and the dudes. The dudes search for their missing car. Jesse & Chester encounter a strange development .. And another development... tattoos.. The dudes kiss each other Dude, where's my car? Dude, where's my car? Dude, where's my car?

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