Napoleon Dynamite

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"He's out to prove he's got nothing to prove."
  • PG
  • 2004
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 6.9  (201,105)
  • 64

“Napoleon Dynamite” is a highly popular cult comedy that was co-written and directed by Jared and Jersusha Hess. The film’s star is Jon Heder who portrays the title character. The movie is set in Idaho and follows the day to day mundane life of Napoleon Dynamite. Napoleon is treated as a bit of an outcast and he spends his school days day dreaming, doodling fantasy animals and spinning tall tales about wolverine hunting in Alaska. Napoleon has a very nontraditional home life. He lives with his grandma who spends her days three wheeling in the dessert. Also at home is Napoleon’s older brother, Kip. He spends his time chatting on the internet looking for love. After Napoleon’s grandmother injures herself in a biking accident, she calls in uncle Rico. Rico lives in his van and dreams about his high school glory days of 1982 when he was on the football team. In his free time he researches various get rich schemes. Napoleon is not happy to have Rico around and doesn’t want Rico telling him what to do. Things aren’t too bad for Napoleon. He makes some friends at school. Deb shows up at the door selling homemade trinkets and glamour shots photos. She leaves her suitcase of wares on his desk and he tracks her down at school to return them to her striking up a friendship. He also meets his new best friend, Pedro Sanchez, when he shows Pedro around the school after he has transferred from Mexico. Pedro is soft spoken but not afraid to go for his dreams. He enlists Napoleon’s and Deb’s help to run for class president. His opponent in the race is the ultra-popular Summer Wheatley. Pedro’s campaign speech in not impressive, but Napoleon saves the day by performing a dance number to support Pedro’s candidacy. The film was so popular that it was spun off to an animated television series.

Napoleon Dynamite
Napoleon Dynamite
Napoleon Dynamite

Trailer - 1 min 10 sec

I'm Lafawnduh
I'm Lafawnduh

Clip - 1 min 24 sec

New Kid
New Kid

Clip - 55 sec

I Like Your Sleeves
I Like Your Sleeves

Clip - 1 min 35 sec

Try And Hit Me Napoleon
Try And Hit Me Napoleon

Clip - 43 sec

Tuxedo
Tuxedo

Clip - 59 sec

Description
“Napoleon Dynamite” is a highly popular cult comedy that was co-written and directed by Jared and Jersusha Hess. The film’s star is Jon Heder who portrays the title character. The movie is set in Idaho and follows the day to day mundane life of Napoleon Dynamite. Napoleon is treated as a bit of an outcast and he spends his school days day dreaming, doodling fantasy animals and spinning tall tales about wolverine hunting in Alaska.

Napoleon has a very nontraditional home life. He lives with his grandma who spends her days three wheeling in the dessert. Also at home is Napoleon’s older brother, Kip. He spends his time chatting on the internet looking for love. After Napoleon’s grandmother injures herself in a biking accident, she calls in uncle Rico. Rico lives in his van and dreams about his high school glory days of 1982 when he was on the football team. In his free time he researches various get rich schemes. Napoleon is not happy to have Rico around and doesn’t want Rico telling him what to do.

Things aren’t too bad for Napoleon. He makes some friends at school. Deb shows up at the door selling homemade trinkets and glamour shots photos. She leaves her suitcase of wares on his desk and he tracks her down at school to return them to her striking up a friendship. He also meets his new best friend, Pedro Sanchez, when he shows Pedro around the school after he has transferred from Mexico.

Pedro is soft spoken but not afraid to go for his dreams. He enlists Napoleon’s and Deb’s help to run for class president. His opponent in the race is the ultra-popular Summer Wheatley. Pedro’s campaign speech in not impressive, but Napoleon saves the day by performing a dance number to support Pedro’s candidacy.

The film was so popular that it was spun off to an animated television series.

Napoleon Dynamite is a 2004 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 35 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 64.

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  • Release Date
    2004
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 35 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (201,105)
  • Metascore
    64