Most people don't set out to produce a horrible film, so how exactly does it happen? This documentary about 1989's Troll 2 - often referred to as the "worst movie in history" - attempts to answer that question. Director Michael Stephenson, who, as a child, starred in the ill-advised horror flick, delves into how an Italian filmmaker, some unwitting actors and a dentist-turned-cult movie icon joined forces to spawn this dubious achievement.

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Best Worst Movie (2009)

Documentary/Comedy · 1h 33m · 3/14/2009

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The Story Behind The Worst Movie Ever Made - "Troll 2"

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Most people don't set out to produce a horrible film, so how exactly does it happen? This documentary about 1989's Troll 2 - often referred to as the "worst movie in history" - attempts to answer that question. Director Michael Stephenson, who, as a child, starred in the ill-advised horror flick, delves into how an Italian filmmaker, some unwitting actors and a dentist-turned-cult movie icon joined forces to spawn this dubious achievement.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, Italian

Country

United States

Production Company

OJO Entertainment

Revenue

$103,194
Cast
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George Hardy

Self / Interviewee - Actor
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Pita Ray

Self / Interviewee
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Micki Knox

Self / Interviewee
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Tommy Bice

Self / Interviewee - Superintendent, Alexander City Schools
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Lila Graves

Self / Interviewee - George's Friend
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Laura Gulledge

Self / Interviewee - George's Friend
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Merry Hardy

Self / Interviewee - George's Ex-Wife
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Barbara H. Young

Self / Interviewee - Mayor of Alexander City
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Mary Ann Hardy

Self / Interviewee - George's Mother
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Wade Jones

Self / Interviewee - Convenience Store Owner
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Bill Hardy

Self / Interviewee - George's Father
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Mollie Barrett

Self / Interviewee - George's Sister
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Michael Paul Stephenson

Self - Actor, Director
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Jason Steadman

Self / Interviewee - Actor
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Connie Young

Self / Interviewee - Actress
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Chris Pudlo

Self / Interviewee
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Jason Powell

Self / Interviewee
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Yen H. Lam

Self
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Dennis Ronk

Self / Interviewee
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Caitlin Crowley

Self / Interviewee - Associate Director, Brattle Film Foundation
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Curtis Gwinn

Self / Interviewee - Comedian, Upright Citizens Brigade
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John Gemberling

Self / Interviewee - Comedian, Upright Citizens Brigade
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Randall Colburn

Self / Interviewee - B-Rated Movie Reviews
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Timothy Marklevitz

Self / Interviewee - B-Rated Movie Reviews
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Scott Weinberg

Self / Interviewee - Film Critic, Cinematical & Fearnet.com
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Darren Ewing

Self / Interviewee - Actor
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Jason Wright

Self / Interviewee - Actor
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Zack Carlson

Self / Interviewee - Programmer, Alamo Drafthouse
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Tim League

Self / Interviewee - Founder, Alamo Drafthouse
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Jesse Hawthorne Ficks

Self / Interviewee - Curator, Midnites for Maniacs
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Peter Kuplowsky

Self / Interviewee
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Don Packard

Self / Interviewee - Actor
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Kacper Radecki

Self / Interviewee
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Kris Lozanovski

Self / Interviewee
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Kelly Sepulveda

Self / Interviewee
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Katie Durant

Self / Interviewee
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Adam Kourelis

Self / Interviewee
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Rocky Jalil

Self / Interviewee
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Joe Kowalski

Self.Interviewee
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Helen McWilliams

Self / Interviewee
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Sean Baptiste

Self / Interviewee
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James M. Tate

Self / Interviewee
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M.J. Simpson

Self / Interviewee - Horror Movie Journalist
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Claudio Fragasso

Self / Interviewee - Director
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Carlo Maria Cordio

Self / Interviewee - Composer (as Carlo Cordio)
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Rossella Drudi

Self / Interviewee - Writer
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Vanio Amici

Self / Interviewee - Editor
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Blair Sterrett

Self / Interviewee- Founder, Lost Media Archive
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Robert Ormsby

Self / Interviewee - Actor
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Christina Reynolds

Self / Interviewee - Actress
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Paul Gibbs

Self / Interviewee - Actor
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Patrick Gibbs

Self / Interviewee - Actor
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Steve Hatch

Self / Interviewee - Actor
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Margo Prey

Self / Interviewee - Actress
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Rachael Jackson

Self / Interviewee
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Gwen Bishop

Self / Interviewee
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John Schneider

Self / Interviewee - Actor
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Erika Anderson

Self / Interviewee- Actress
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Andras Jones

Self / Interviewee
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Toy Newkirk

Self / Interviewee
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Lance C. Williams

Self / Interviewee - Actor (as Lance Williams)
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Jeff Gurwood

Self - Interviewee
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Brendan Castner

Self (uncredited)
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Adam Deyoe

Self (uncredited)
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Eric Gosselin

Self (uncredited)
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Michale Graves

Self (uncredited)
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Bryn Hammond

Self (uncredited)
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Margot Leitman

Self (uncredited)
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Ryan Martin

Self (uncredited)
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Mike Matei

Self (uncredited)
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Kelly Jo Minter

Self (uncredited)
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Scott Pearlman

Self (uncredited)
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Michael Perez

Self (uncredited)
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Deborah Reed

Self (uncredited)
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Simon Robb

Self (uncredited)
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Christian Sellers

Troll at Birmingham NEC (uncredited)
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Shandi Sullivan

Self (uncredited)
Crew
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Michael Paul Stephenson

Director
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Michael Paul Stephenson

Writer
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Disc Releases
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Best Worst Movie

(DVD)

11/16/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

Best Worst Movie

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

11/17/2015

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