The Interview

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  • 2014
  • 6.5  (345,028)
  • 52

In the action-comedy film "The Interview," James Franco stars as Dave Skylark, a popular talk show host who, together with his longtime friend and producer Aaron Rapaport (Seth Rogen), lands an interview with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. As they prepare for the interview, Aaron is approached by a CIA agent (Lizzy Caplan) who asks them to assassinate Kim Jong-un. Initially hesitant, Dave and Aaron eventually agree to carry out the dangerous mission, which takes them deep into North Korea.

Once there, they are welcomed warmly by Kim Jong-un (Randall Park), who is portrayed as a fan of Dave's show. However, as Dave and Aaron prepare to carry out their mission, they begin to have second thoughts about killing the dictator, especially after they befriend him and learn more about his personal life.

The film is a satirical take on the relationship between the United States and North Korea, and the political tensions between the two countries. The movie sparked controversy prior to its release, as North Korea condemned it as a "wanton act of terror," and some theaters in the United States refused to screen it.

Despite the controversy, the film was generally well-received by critics, who praised its satire and the performances of Franco, Rogen, and Park. The movie also includes several cameos from well-known actors, including Eminem, Rob Lowe, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Overall, "The Interview" is an entertaining and humorous film that uses satire to comment on the complex political relationship between the United States and North Korea. It is a must-see for fans of Franco and Rogen's previous collaborations, as well as for anyone who enjoys political satire and action-comedy films.

The Interview is a 2014 action movie. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5 and a MetaScore of 52.

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