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DysFunktional Family (2003)

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Release Date
 USA: Apr 4, 2003
DVD Release Date
 R1: Sep 9, 2003

Budget $3,000,000

Official Website:
DysFunktional Family Website

MPAA Rating
Rated R for strong sexual content, language and drug-related humor.

Running Time
1 hour, 29 minutes

Country USA

Studio Brad Grey Prods., Gold Circle Films, Heartland Prods., Permut Presentations

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Other Titles
• DysFunktional Family
• Eddie Griffin: Dys-funk-tional Family
• Eddie Griffin: DysFunKtional Family



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Genre: Documentary, Comedy, Racy

Tagline: The movie they don't want you to see is coming to a theater near you.

Plot: DYSFUNKTIONAL FAMILY takes place at the crossroads of Eddie Griffin's stand-up comedy routine and his actual life. As the title of the film suggests, Griffin frequently exploits his family experiences for stage material, much to the alternating delight or chagrin of his mother, uncles, and friends. On stage, Griffin recalls meeting his father for the first time, his school days in Kansas City, and numerous beatings he received from his mother. Spliced between these dramatic moments are shots of Griffin walking around his old elementary school and the house in which he grew up. These biographical landscapes make Griffin's performance feel poignant, providing the viewer with the actual settings and characters from which he draws his material. When the film cuts between Griffin onstage and his mother at home relaying the same story--the two versions are often so completely in synch, it suggests Griffin's "act" is no act at all, just a presentation of his life itself. Most of Griffin's performance provides commentary on sex or race relations in the United States, and his exhibitionistic mode of comedy (if he's not climbing the curtains, he's falling down) and profane candor seem to either attract or alienate audience members both in the film and those watching it.

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 Directed by
George Gallo
Trapped in Paradise, Double Take, 29th Street
 Written by
Eddie Griffin
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 Cast
Eddie Griffin
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Joe Howard
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Robert Noble
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 Music By
Andrew Gross
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