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Napoleon Dynamite (17-Jan-2004)

Director: Jared Hess

Writers: Jared Hess; Jerusha Hess

Music by: John Swihart

Producers: Jeremy Coon; Chris Wyatt; Sean Covel

Keywords: Comedy, High School

Arthouse comedy follows a hapless teenager's bizarre existence in a strange western town.

ABSTRACT
The fictional small western American town of Preston, Idaho plays host to Napoleon Dynamite, a quirky comedy centering on the avant-garde existence of its titular star, an aimless teenager facing a host of bizarre day-to-day challenges ranging from home life with his grandma and porn-addicted brother to best friend Pedro's quixotic campaign for student body president at their high school against stereotypical "mean girl" Summer Wheatley.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Diedrich Bader
Actor
24-Dec-1966   The Drew Carey Show
Haylie Duff
Actor
19-Feb-1985   Hilary Duff's sister
Jon Gries
Actor
17-Jun-1957   Broots on The Pretender
Jon Heder
Actor
26-Oct-1977   Napoleon Dynamite
Tina Majorino
Actor
7-Feb-1985   Deb in Napoleon Dynamite
Efren Ramirez
Actor
2-Oct-1973   Pedro in Napoleon Dynamite

CAST

Jon Heder   ...   Napoleon Dynamite
Jon Gries   ...   Uncle Rico
Aaron Ruell   ...   Kip
Efren Ramirez   ...   Pedro
Tina Majorino   ...   Deb
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Diedrich Bader   ...   Rex
Sandy Martin   ...   Grandma
Haylie Duff   ...   Summer Wheatly
Trevor Snarr   ...   Don
Shondrella Avery   ...   Lafawnduh
Bracken Johnson   ...   Randy
Carmen Brady   ...   Starla
Ellen Dubin   ...   Ilene
J. C. Cunningham   ...   Jock #1
James Smooth   ...   Jock #2
Brian Petersen   ...   Lance
Brett Taylor   ...   Nathan
Tom Lefler   ...   Principal Svadean
Elizabeth Miklavcic   ...   Renae
Scott Thomas   ...   Sheldon
Loria Badelli   ...   Shoney
Emily Kennard   ...   Trisha
Jamen Gunnell   ...   Vern
Nanette Young   ...   Corrina
Walter Platz   ...   Cashier
Nano De Silva   ...   Cholo #1
Arturo De Silva   ...   Cholo #2
Pat Donahue   ...   Farmer
Dale Critchlow   ...   Lyle
Tom Adams   ...   FFA Judge #1
Eldean Holliday   ...   FFA Judge #2
Arlando Larsen   ...   FFA Judge #3
Mary Heers   ...   Teacher
T. J. Adams   ...   Farm Boy #1
Jake Visser   ...   Farm Boy #2
Brady Stokes   ...   Farm Boy #3
Thedora Peeterborg   ...   Secretary #1
Becky Demke   ...   Secretary #2
Julia Ruell   ...   Girl on Bike

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