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At Theaters: 10/2/1998 On Video: 4/20/1999
Rated: PG-13 Length: 1 hr. 23 min.
Internet: Web Site Movie ID: 109802
Studio: Paramount Pictures Corp.
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With their iridescent suits, gold chains and sideburns, the Butabi Brothers are confident they're cool enough to go wherever the night takes them. But the doormen at LA's hottest clubs think not, and keep them out on the street - until a fortunate accident ushers them into the ultra-hip Roxbury Club and into a life they once only dreamed about.

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Comedy - Only die-hard fans of Saturday Night Live's recurring "Roxbury Guys" skit will find much amusement out of this silly comedy.
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Cast and Crew Heading
Will Ferrell (Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery)
Chris Kattan (TV's Saturday Night Live)
Dan Hedaya (Clueless)
Molly Shannon (Never Been Kissed)
Richard Grieco (Against the Law)
Director: John Fortenberry (clueless)
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PROFANITY: Fairly frequent use of mild to strong profanity.
SEX/NUDITY: A comic sex scene with no nudity, plus various innuendoes.
VIOLENCE: Some violent pratfalls.
DRUGS/ALCOHOL: Frequent alcohol consumption; some cigarette smoking.
ACTION: None
COMEDY: Non-stop attempts at comedy, physical and verbal.
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Very Poor
Two party guys bob their heads to Haddaway's dance hit "What Is Love?" while getting themselves into trouble in nightclub after nightclub. It's barely enough to sustain a three-minute Saturday Night Live skit, but SNL producer Lorne Michaels, Clueless creator Amy Heckerling, and Paramount Pictures saw something in the late night television institution's recurring "Roxbury Guys" sketch that would presumably make a good feature. Emphasis on the word "presumably." A Night at the Roxbury takes an already-thin concept and tediously stretches it far beyond the breaking point--and that of viewers' patience levels. After watching one of the "Roxbury" skits on SNL, this is what you come away with from the insipid characters: they bob their heads to "What Is Love?", bump unsuspecting women, and... that's all. After watching A Night at the Roxbury, you'll be left with exactly the same.

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Based on an Exit Polling of 92 Moviegoers

Ages Age Group
How
Many
Your Probability of
Enjoying This Movie
*
Would
Recommend
Movie To Friends
13-19Teens (M)
19
High
95%%
13-19Teens (F)
14
High
100%%
20-29Yg Adults (M)
17
Fairly High
88%%
20-29Yg Adults (F)
17
Fairly High
94%%
30+Adults (M)
13
Fairly High
85%%
30+Adults (F)
12
Low
58%%
*Possible Ratings: Very High, High, Fairly High, About 50/50, Fairly Low, Low, Very Low.

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D ETAILED S TORYLINE
It may have taken the Butabi Brothers seven years to graduate high school, but by now they've realized there's more to life than working in their father's silk plant store. Their goal is to get into L.A.'s #1 night spot - the elegant Roxbury Club - and become movers and shakers in today's happening night club scene.

Steve (Will Ferrell) and Doug (Chris Kattan) are determined to prove that for the first time in their lives, they are really worth something. They set out to prove their manhood by going through the ultimate rite of passage, getting into the A-club - the Roxbury - and maybe, someday, even running a club of their own.

But they're not on the Roxbury's guest list, so Doug and Steve are stuck on the sidewalk - as Doug complains, "A-club people leading a B-club life" -until they roll into a fender bender with a club regular, litigation-phobic actor Richard Grieco (himself), who escorts them right into the Roxbury!

They make contact with the Roxbury's successful and influential owner, Mr. Zadir, who agrees to a meeting to discuss their "bound-to-happan" concepts for new clubs.

That same night at the Roxbuy, Douig and Steve get picked-up by a pair of fortune-hunters, Cambi (Elisa Donovan) and Vivica (Gigi Rice), who mistake them for fat cats. They pair up for some wild dancing and move on to an exclusive party at Zadir's plush residence.

Doug and Steve thoughtfully bring a fresh can of Fluffy Whip and proceed to lose their virginity with their hot new "girlfriends" in a one-night stand which they mistake for "a serious relationship."

Will Doug and Steve strike it rich in clubland or cause gridlock in the fast lane? Whatever happens will never be the same for the Roxbury Guys - or their angry, practical-minded father (Dan Hedaya); his pampered, jewelry-prone wife (Loni Anderson); or their young, seemingly shy neighbor Emily (Molly Shannon) who, in reality, is hell-bent on manipulating Steve into marriage and their daddies' brilliant new venture -a lamps-and-plants business.

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