The Beach Bum

The Beach Bum

DVD - 2019
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The adventures of a rebellious stoner Moondog, a beach bum and lovable rogue who lives life on his own terms.

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codoardi
Dec 07, 2019

one of the worst movies we have ever watched. shame on you!

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ooppii
Dec 07, 2019

Really had no clue what story this movie is trying to tell other than bunch of scenes slapped together. Not funny, no drama, poor dialogue, nothing. Lots of skin, just about it. Haven't seen a movie this bad in a long time.

ArapahoeChristine Dec 02, 2019

This movie was a disappointment!

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pl8
Nov 30, 2019

The best film of the year. Somewhere between naturalism and fantasy, an absurd look into the dream world of the less privileged. Honestly, if you don't recognize this as high brow art, following the traditions of Italian Neo-Realism or Brecht, you don't understand film.

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Sweden123
Nov 27, 2019

Horrible and nasty !!!

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forgeman
Nov 27, 2019

Sometimes when reading comments you have to take it with a grain of salt because we all don't like what everyone else does. In this case, read the comments and heed them. Do not borrow this movie. I could have made something better by walking around Florida with a hand held camera. When you look at the cast and the premise it might seem like a cool little stoner flick on the surface. And the surface is as deep as it gets. I have no idea how Matthew McConaughey could have ever agreed to such a disaster as this, and lord knows why Jimmy Buffet would ever want to be associated with such drivel. If your idea of fun is watching a washed out pseudo author stumble around in a drunken pot induced haze then by all means, help yourself. Don't say I didn't warn you. Possibly the worst thing ever to come out of Hollywood.

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Navi66
Nov 14, 2019

I only gave it 1/2 a star because you can't register 0 stars. Save 2 hours of your life and don't bother watching it!

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dogstar123
Oct 25, 2019

Bad movie. Do not bother watching this film, it will hurt your common sense. It wasn't even funny. I wondered how they got the money to make it. Laundering drug money?

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jamlover2
Oct 23, 2019

Total and utter garbage! I am embarrassed to admit that I pretty much watched it through, mostly to see if there would be any improvement.

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lukasevansherman
Oct 18, 2019

"It'd be a lot cooler if you did."-Dazed & Confused
Well, the McConaissance was fun while it lasted. After a promising start in the 90s, M Squared (as his friends call him) hit a bad patch with inane romantic comedies like "Failure to Launch" and fizzled adventure movies like "Sahara." But a few years later, he started showing up in interesting movies, gave a career high performance in "True Detective," and, to cap it all, won an Oscar for "Dallas Buyers Club." Since then, we're back to the more erratic M.M. In writer/director Harmony Korine's latest, he plays a role that probably many think he could do in his sleep: a free-spirited, flamboyantly dressed poet, hanging out in the Keys and blissfully indulging in weed, drink, and general dissolution. He has fun with the role, but it's a bit one note and veers into monotony. It seems he may be due for re-evaluation/redemption after a car accident and mischief that lands him in rehab, but nothing really changes or fazes him, which I guess is sort of a virtue? Korine doesn't so much make a film as a bunch of loosely connected scenes populated with a bunch of colorful characters, shot in a kind of day glo music video haze, and featuring an eclectic class, which includes Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher, Zac Efron (with some truly terrible hair), Jimmy Buffett as himself (it's the role he was born to play), and Jonah Hill, using a thick as molasses Southern accent. When Martin Lawrence shows up as a dolphin tour captain, you're like, of course he does. I don't think it's as bad as most of the others make it out to be, and I do think Korine is a talented, if decidedly unfocused, filmmaker, but, like the song that plays on the soundtrack, you'll find yourself asking "Is That All There Is?" It can be seen as a sort of companion piece to his previous film, "Spring Breakers," which had a similar level of decadence, but a darker core and a more satiric spirit.

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SEBoiko
Sep 07, 2019

Other: drug use

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SEBoiko
Sep 07, 2019

Sexual Content: female nudity, sex scenes

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