Big Fat Liar

Big Fat Liar

DVD - 2002
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Fourteen year old Jason Shepherd has a reputation for stretching the truth. So, when big-time Hollywood producer Marty Wolf steals his class paper and turns it into a smash hit movie, no one believes Jason's latest tale
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2002]
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780783268576
0783268572
Branch Call Number: DVD JUV Big 2002
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in

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uzebdrumz
Sep 12, 2015

BFL begins with a great idea, but morphs into completely unbelievable. The script drops the ball when Jason Shepherd attains Marty Wolf's electronic organizer. For some reason, Wolf doesn't treat losing his organizer as akin to losing his wallet (or his mind); i.e., cancel everything & start fresh. After that moment, the film devolves into a typical money is no object, consequences are easily avoided, & anything goes mentality. The saviour of this film is Giamatti. Given the chance to encapsulate every negative, egotistical, pompous, & arrogant trait of every producer in Hollywood, Giamatti has, by all measures, fulfilled the stereotype to the point where the "cup runneth over." Giamatti's performance is an important reminder of the self-importance generated by the entertainment industry and the ease that their marketing successfully captures the fascination of the public's attention (& money); it's no different than professional sports - it's all fluff, & this film proves it.

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Feb 08, 2013

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GGirl
Feb 07, 2010

The whole family watched and laughed. A high school boy, (Frankie Muniz) known to be a liar seeks revenge from a movie producer (Paul Giamatti) to prove he is telling the truth.

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princess1234
Nov 10, 2009

This movie made me laugh till i cried! It was hysterical!! :D

beckz Mar 26, 2008

Amanda Bynes is just a great young actress and she is so funny! My daughter had to buy this movie as we still watch it when we need a good night of laughter!

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black_horse_221
May 26, 2014

black_horse_221 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 27

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uzebdrumz
Sep 12, 2015

Marty Wolf: Save me the sob story, Methuselah. I already sat through Platoon. Let's punch a hole in the sky, Grandpa - Go, GO, GOOOOH!!! Let's get a tail wind behind this bird, old-timer.

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