Amateur stuntman Rod Kimble has a problem--his step-father Frank is a jerk. Frank picks on Rod, tosses him around like a rag doll in their weekly sparring sessions and definitely doesn't respect him, ... read more
Directed by: Akiva Schaffer
Release Date: August 3, 2007
DVD Release Date: November 27, 2007
Stats: 19,697 reviews
Flixster Reviews (19,697)
June 15, 2014
February 9, 2014
Smack destiny in the face.
Good Comedy! This film is not for everyone: it has no stars and the comedy is very strange. But give it a chance and you will not regret it. The directing and editing of the film is both stylish and fast paced. Andy Samberg is hilarious as always but t...
April 14, 2013
Oh man, how it boggles my mind to think that they got so many talented people to be a part of this.
Rod Kimble is a delusional, would be stuntman who dreams of the big time, but generally fails to do anything substantial or remarkable. Badgered on by his abusive stepfather, Rod ...
April 7, 2013
Rod Kimble: Who wants to see me do a big-ass stunt?
"Smack Destiny In The Face"
Hot Rod is a weird, weird movie. I don't see a target audience for a film like this. I always just assumed it was a family movie, but after watching it, I found out it is really geared more towards ...
October 31, 2012
Frequently funny but lacking any true comedy punches. Full review later.
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Consistently hilarious in that random SNL Digital Short way, yet completely insubstantial and forgettable, Hot Rod comes out to be a weightless but undeniably entertaining comedy.
May 19, 2012
It's fairly lame, how did Isla Fisher get mixed up in this? A few mild laughs but not much. It's a bit like Jackass but with a silly plot to go with it.
January 22, 2012
A breath of fresh air in the comedy genre which has lately seen its fair share of movies overwrought with gross out gags. While this film doesn't reinvent the wheel, it is a delight to watch if you are bored on a thursday night. While it does drag in some parts and has many momen...
November 13, 2011
Hot Rod, have everything to be a good comedy film, but Schaffer's picture, present just a few funny scenes, become very silly and nothing funny, the dumb screenplay just get worse, what make a bad start for The Lonely Island in the movies. Rotten.
October 27, 2011
One of the funniest and original films in the past decade. It is extreamly under-rateted and hasent been given the prober respect and praise it diserves. This film is 'Cool Beans'
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