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ZOOLANDER

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Zoolander

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
89 minutes
Wide Release Date:
09/28/01
performer:
Milla Jovovich, Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Owen Wilson, David Bowie, James Marsden, Winona Ryder, Justin Theroux, Jon Voight
guest performer:
Paris Hilton, Lil' Kim, Jerry Stahl
director:
Ben Stiller
Producer:
Scott Rudin, Ben Stiller
Producers:
Hollywood, NPV Entertainment, Paramount Pictures, Red Hour Productions, Scott Rudin Productions, Tenth Planet Productions, VH1 Television, Village Roadshow
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
John Hamburg, Drake Sather, Ben Stiller
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C-

Boys, boys, what happened? In this long, uninspired dumb-blond joke, Stiller plays Derek Zoolander, a mind-free male model brainwashed to kill the Malaysian president — and preserve cheap child labor for the fashion industry! Nice gag, but Stiller (who also wrote and directed, kinda) never really engages in any of his three jobs. Maybe he was distracted by his script notes: ”Ben, insert funny joke here later.”