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Rod Kimble, a self-proclaimed stuntman, grew up believing he's the son of Evel Knievel's test-rider, a courageous stuntman who died in his prime. Rod is committed to fulfilling his father's legacy. Only problem is--he sucks! Rod lives at home with his loving mom Marie, jerk of a stepfather Frank and nerdy stepbrother Kevin. He doesn't have a job, and can usually be found doing stunts on his moped, attempting to jump over everything from milk trucks to public swimming pools. Rod remains optimistic in spite of the abuse he suffers from his stepfather. Frank has a penchant for beating the tar out of Rod, who just keeps coming back for more in the hopes of earning Frank's respect by besting him in one of their regular knock-down brawls. When Frank gets sick and needs a $50,000 operation, Rod attempts to raise the money by undertaking his biggest stunt ever--jumping 15 buses, one more than Evel Knievel himself ever dared. He'll land the jump, get Frank better, and then fight him hard.

  • Release date:August 3, 2007


Andy Samberg
as Rod Kimble
Isla Fisher
as Denise
Jorma Taccone
as Kevin Powell
Bill Hader
as Dave
Danny McBride
as Rico
Ian McShane
as Frank Powell
Sissy Spacek
as Marie Powell
Chris Parnell
as Barry Pasternak
Will Arnett
as Jonathan


Akiva Schaffer
John Goldwyn
Lorne Michaels
Pam Brady
Andrew Dunn
Trevor Rabin
Composer (Music Score)
Malcolm Campbell
Stephen Altman
Production Designer
Catherine Ircha
Art Director
Louise Rosner
Jimmy Miller
Executive Producer
Will Ferrell
Executive Producer
Jill Sobel Messick
Executive Producer
Allison Jones
Sean Garnhart
Re-Recording Mixer
Sean Garnhart
Supervising Sound Editor