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Big Stan [DVD]

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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)


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  • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00175VIMG
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #453,305 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very funny. The best of Schneider March 9, 2009
Format:DVD
I like all movies of Schneider, except European Gigolo, a boring and overstretched extension of Deuce Bigalow. In Big Stan, the brilliant Schneider is back, playing an arrested con man who hired a mysterious Kung Fu master to train him against the potential jailhouse rapers he's about to face in six months' time. As expected, he needed to fight not only other prisoners but also the warden and the only other apprentice of his Kung Fu master. If you want some big laughs (Both my wife and I really laughed throughout the movie highly frequently) and dont mind exaggerated Kung Fu acts, this is excellent for you. You will also find the most beautiful and sexiest Jennifer Morrison (the female doctor subordinate in House MD). The supporting actors are great, too. I would say this is the best movie from Schneider so far. Pity for him that it cannot be released on theatres in US. I bet it would have been a big hit. Definitely an excellent choice in the rental store after a hard day's work. Highly recommended!
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome "dumb" funny movie March 29, 2009
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I am not sure why the movie studios dropped this movie but they must be nuts. Its hilarious!! One long, non stop, butt joke movie. Maybe thats why they didnt back it. Cause of the topic. But it is a cult classic in the making. Just freakin brilliantly "stupid funny".

David Carridine is perfect as the Master. Great role in a comedy. Schnieder had a low budget but it doesnt show at all. He made without a doubt as good a movie as Duese Biggalow 1...not 2...that one was a stinker.

But this flick is great. I heard him do an interview on Howard Stern on Sirius Radio...man if you are missing him you are missing brilliant radio there too..Howard is in MVP form on Sirius..but Schnieder worked his tail off on this flick and it shows. Great job Rob!!

Im an Idiocracy, Holy Grail, Grandma's Boy type of comedy fan. This movie is as good on a completely unique topic.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Rob Schneider at his best April 29, 2009
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I liked this Schneider film better than his Animal series and also better than the Gigolo series. I do hate that some of the scenes made it inappropriate for younger kids but overall it's a pretty good and funny film. One surprise and a deviation from other Schneider films was the absence of a cameo by Adam Sandler for it seems that each have a habit of showing up in the other persons films either as a principal actor or in a cameo position. If Adam was worked in I missed it. It was nice to see though that Rob worked in a part for his Mother also.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars BETTER THAN MOST FILMS OF THIS NATURE! April 25, 2009
Format:DVD
I wasn't expecting much from this film that was shelved for a couple of years and released direct to video. Rob Schneider shows he can carry these types of films and also directs this mostly funny, but familiar tale.

I've seen many films with a bigger budget fall flat in comparison to this silly and entertaining movie. OK, it's predictable to a point, but what films of this nature aren't? I enjoyed this film much more than I thought I would and I think anyone who enjoys this type of movie will too!

The DVD transfer is very good and there are a few extras to fiddle including a making of and out takes. There is also a commentary with Rob. So sit back take out your brain and enjoy!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Marvelously Horrible! September 26, 2011
Format:DVD
This is not so much a review, as it as a long comment. Marvelously Horrible! With a little race hate for everyone. I wish I didn't like this movie, but I do! It's much funnier than I could ever have imagined and I don't really have that much of a sense of humor where race and prison are involved. But the nazis (who speak in black slang????) get it as bad as the black guys and there are lots of fine references to black male sexual prowess and insatiability--beginning with the opening bit, which is what kept me from changing the channel post haste. Rob Schneider gets funnier as the movie goes on; David Carradine's role is played with ice water for blood, the slapstick is hilarious and Schneider can make anyone want to take up martial arts; he and his stunt double are very convincing. The shower scene is even better than the first yard scene.What's better is that there are at least 3 stories going on concurrently. Maybe it's getting such a low rating here because it isn't as negative as it seems at first glance.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars MOMMY KILLER May 28, 2012
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Big Stan (Rob Schneider) is arrested in the opening scene for fraud. He is sentenced to go to prison. Not wanting to be raped in jail, he hires "The Master" (David Carradine) to teach him how to fight. In 6 months our weakling Stan is converted into a fighting machine capable of defeating men several times his size and strength.

In prison, Big Stan becomes the top dog and pacifies the inmates to the dismay of the warden. The humor consisted of stale prison jokes and pokes fun at Scientology. I found it rather lame and juvenile.

F-bomb, brief nudity, crude sexual content.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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In a nutshell: Think of the recent Stallone movie EXPENDABLES. Now tell Rob Schneider to take a comparable cast to act out an immature plotline. Have him and his writing team add their own special brand of comedy. liked it. Enjoy BIG STAN. I enjoyed it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Funnier than I thought it would be May 18, 2011
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I got this movie from a Redbox, the description sounding fairly amusing to me. So I watched it, and it's actually pretty darned funny despite all the gay jokes and innuendo in the prison setting. Rob Schneider plays a petty criminal terrified of going to prison and has to find a way to tough it out or survive in jail. If you like Rob Schneider, you should like this.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars worth watching
Love rob's movies. Hope u do too
Published 3 hours ago by Nancy Black
5.0 out of 5 stars movie
I saw this movie and i just had to have it. I think the it is a very funny movie.
Published 3 months ago by kevin goodrich
5.0 out of 5 stars Big Man
Big Stan is a con-artist. He's wealthy, gets caught and must go to prison. But they give him time to get his affairs in order which eventually leads him to "The Master"... Read more
Published 3 months ago by Endora Aphrattos
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVE IT!
This an absolutey great movie. It just never got the advertising and attention it deserved. 5 stars all the way. I love it
Published 6 months ago by christopher m weber
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Good!
We both loved this movie! It put a very humorous twist on a situation that is not very funny!
Really liked Carridine as the wise old Sensei! Read more
Published 6 months ago by Debra Sarafian
5.0 out of 5 stars Watched it in prison!
Picture 234 prisoners in a max secure US prison - crying with laughter. This was the scene upon inserting Big Stan inside the slot and pressing play. Read more
Published 7 months ago by Mr. B. R. Good
3.0 out of 5 stars Just For Rob Schneider Fans
I am not a fan of Rob Schneider films but I enjoyed watching "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo", "The Animal" and "The Hot Chick". Read more
Published 9 months ago by Dan Ionescu
4.0 out of 5 stars Stupid is funny
Rob Schneider is a fun guy. His movies may not be academy worthy, but they are fun. You can laugh at stupid
Published 14 months ago by conpok1
5.0 out of 5 stars Stupid and funny
If you are looking for a serious prison drama or something to educate you on the life of prison gangs this is not your movie. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Brian Buschman
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best
If you like him, you like him. If you don't, you don't. He cracks me the heck up, and this is probably the best movie that I've seen him in. You will laugh from beginning to end.
Published 17 months ago by Snappleflap Biggins
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