Beerfest (2006)

Jay Chandrasekhar directs himself and the rest of the Broken Lizard troupe, Jürgen Prochnow, and Cloris Leachman in this comedy where a group of Americans practice to represent their country in an underground Munich beer downing contest.

Laughed loads during this – it is very frat boy-ish but that’s not the stuff that lands. It nearly matches the hit rate of Super Troopers but the opening act features only the two boring expendable members for an extended length of time and the finale outstays its welcome. What happens to Kevin Heffernan’s Landfill character at the midway point makes up for any structural quibbles though.


Perfect Double Bill: Old School (2003)

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