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Fuck (2005)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 10 November 2007 (Japan)
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A documentary on the expletive's origin, why it offends some people so deeply, and what can be gained from its use.

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Steve Anderson

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reinhold Aman Reinhold Aman ... Himself
Steven Bochco ... Himself
Pat Boone ... Himself
Benjamin C. Bradlee ... Himself (as Ben Bradlee)
Drew Carey ... Himself
Chuck D ... Himself
Billy Connolly ... Himself
John Crossley John Crossley ... Himself
Sam Donaldson ... Himself
Janeane Garofalo ... Herself
Ice-T ... Himself
Timothy Jay Timothy Jay ... Himself
Ron Jeremy ... Himself
Alan Keyes Alan Keyes ... Himself
Janet LaRue Janet LaRue ... Herself
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This documentary takes a look on all sides of the infamous F-word. It's taboo,obscene and controversial, yet somehow seems to permeate every single aspect of our culture - from Hollywood, to the schoolyard to the Senate floor in Washington D.C. It's the word at the very center of the debate on Free Speech - and everyone seems to have an opinion. FUCK exams how the word is impacting our world today through interviews, film and television clips, music, and original animation by Bill Plympton. Scholars and linguists examine the long history of fuck. Comedians, actors, and writers who have charted and popularized the upward course of fuck are heard from, often while defending the Constitutional Right of Free Speech, all the way to the Supreme Court. FUCK visits with those who actually fuck for a living. We hear from advocates who oppose fuck and its infringement into our everyday lives. We watch some of the most famous and infamous film and television clips that feature fuck, we hear some... Written by GD

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The movie that dare not speak its name See more »

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

F*ck See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,299, 12 November 2006

Gross USA:

$22,359

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$28,497
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The word "fuck" and its variations are used 857 times throughout this 90 minute documentary, making an average 9.52 f-words a minute. See more »

Goofs

Onscreen text indicates the first movie to use the word "fuck" was _"M*A*S*H" (1972-1983)_ . This was the title of the television series. The movie was entitled MASH. See more »

Quotes

Janeane Garofalo: Would you like to have sexual congress with my vagina?
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Crazy Credits

A Very Special Double Fuck You To ... Cancer A Very Special Fuck You To ... Steven N. Kurtz A Special Fuck You To ... Carlo Cavagna George Parker Steve Bickel M. Muzatko C. Martin Shawn Levy Sean Mantooth Dr. Manwaring Dr. Wong Brett Doyle Terry Fisher Brian Moss Tony Sodano Chris Sorenson Dan Dye Adam Sampson Bob "Pork-it" Loftstrom See more »

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Features Deadwood (2004) See more »

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If I Had the Copyright
Written by Carla Ulbrich
Performed by Carla Ulbrich
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Very funny documentary, just don't show it to the young ones
1 June 2006 | by se7en187See all my reviews

I saw this documentary at a film festival a couple of months ago and had a great time. I didn't really know what to expect, sure I expected to hear you-know-what said a bunch of times, but I didn't know how the filmmakers were gonna make a documentary about it. The result was actually a well made film with a lot of great entertaining interviews and a lot of great segments from films spliced throughout.

It answers a lot of question people are likely wondering about the word and it's involvement in society, especially the media. Sure, the word is said many times throughout the film, but what do you expect when the title is the word itself? Some of the highlights include the different ways the word can be used, and of course, the end credits.

See this movie, tell your friends, just be careful who you're telling.


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