History YMMV / Idiocracy

3rd Jun '16 3:12:02 PM enterusername
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* HypeBacklash: Many people make comparisons to this film for everything they see as a "dumb" societal trend, such as the continued popularity of Creator/MichaelBay movies. This scares some people away by making the movie seem very preachy and {{Anvilicious}} when it's really just a goofy, high-concept comedy running on RuleOfFunny. In other words, it's a slapstick comedy that's only loved by pretentious eltists, because it appeals to their sense of pretension at a base level - the "stupid" satire isn't as deep as they believe, as the stupid jokes ''really are stupid jokes.''
** Pointed out quite well [[http://xkcd.com/603/ here.]]

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* HypeBacklash: Many people make comparisons to this film for everything they see as a "dumb" societal trend, such as the continued popularity of Creator/MichaelBay movies. This scares some people away by making the movie seem very preachy and {{Anvilicious}} when it's really just a goofy, high-concept comedy running on RuleOfFunny. In other words, it's a slapstick comedy that's only loved by pretentious eltists, because it appeals to their sense of pretension at a base level - the "stupid" satire isn't as deep as they believe, as the stupid jokes ''really are stupid jokes.''
** Pointed out quite well [[http://xkcd.com/603/ here.]]
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31st May '16 9:58:39 PM darksoul4242
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** In the Japanese dub of the film, Creator/ToshihikoSeki voices Joe. The hilarity came with the fact he previously voiced [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED Rau Le Creuset]], another character who wants to do more or less the same plan Joe does in the film, [[OmnicidalManiac except that implies exterminate the whole human race]]. He also voiced [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny Rey Za Burrel]], who works with someone who has a less-extreme version of Creuset's plans. This also reachs another layer of hilarity if you know about the [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny Destiny Plan]], except in this movie, it's completely goes the opposite way intended and it's ''self-inflicted'' rather than imposed by some BigBad.

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** In the Japanese dub of the film, Creator/ToshihikoSeki voices Joe. The hilarity came with the fact he previously voiced [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED Rau Le Creuset]], another character who wants to do more or less the same plan Joe does in the film, [[OmnicidalManiac except that implies exterminate exterminating the whole human race]]. He also voiced [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny Rey Za Burrel]], who works with someone who has a less-extreme version of Creuset's plans. This also reachs reaches another layer of hilarity if you know about the [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny Destiny Plan]], except in this movie, it's completely goes the opposite way intended and it's ''self-inflicted'' rather than imposed by some BigBad.
29th May '16 2:17:30 AM SorPepita
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*** In the case of the guitars, this is what the Army is now teaching in Basic training. Note all of the band is in matching camoflauge, and is supposed to be the modern military. Guitar playing is probably all they do now, so they do that one thing well. To be fair, they play the same riff over and over.....

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*** In the case of the guitars, this is what the Army is now teaching in Basic training. Note all of the band is in matching camoflauge, and is supposed to be the modern military. Guitar playing is probably all they do now, so they do that one thing well. To be fair, they play the same riff over and over.....over...
15th May '16 9:52:37 PM Nylsa
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* SpiritualLicensee: Considered to be the best film adaptation of ''TheMarchingMorons'' ever made.

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* SpiritualLicensee: Considered to be the best film adaptation of ''TheMarchingMorons'' ''The Marching Morons'' ever made.
26th Feb '16 3:08:46 PM Josef5678
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** WordOfGod actually changed their mind about that recently on [[https://twitter.com/etanjc/status/702545314733895680 Twitter]], saying that recend events such as the massive accidental poisoning of water and plants for money, high votes for a racist and elitist Trump and general success of sharing half-truths among the population makes them agree with the fans now that [[NightmareFuel their movie ''might'' turn into a documentary]].

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** WordOfGod actually changed their mind about that recently on [[https://twitter.com/etanjc/status/702545314733895680 Twitter]], saying that recend events leading to the 2016 U.S Presidential election such as the massive accidental poisoning of water and plants for money, high votes for a racist and elitist Trump and general success of sharing half-truths among the population makes them agree with the fans now that [[NightmareFuel their movie ''might'' turn into a documentary]].
26th Feb '16 12:48:14 AM MoonByte
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** WordOfGod actually changed their mind about that recently on [[https://twitter.com/etanjc/status/702545314733895680 Twitter]], saying that recend events such as the massive accidental poisoning of water and plants for money, high votes for a racist and elitist Trump and general success of sharing half-truths among the population makes them agree with the fans now that [[NightmareFuel their movie ''might'' turn into a documentary]].
25th Feb '16 11:20:18 AM Josef5678
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* AccidentallyAccurate: How the election cycle is portrayed. At least [[WordOfGod screenplay writer Etan Cohen]] is starting to [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/idiocracy-writer-film-came-true_us_56ce7692e4b03260bf75856e think it has.]]
25th Feb '16 1:46:03 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* AccidentallyAccurate: How the election cycle is portrayed. At least [[WordOfGod screenplay writer Etan Cohen]] is starting to [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/idiocracy-writer-film-came-true_us_56ce7692e4b03260bf75856e think it has.]]
16th Nov '15 5:46:46 AM erforce
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* HilariousInHindsight: Terry Crews as the President gets everyone's attention by firing a gun. How does he do this later in ''TheExpendables?'' [[{{BFG}} WITH AN EVEN BIGGER GUN.]]

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Terry Crews as the President gets everyone's attention by firing a gun. How does he do this later in ''TheExpendables?'' ''Film/TheExpendables?'' [[{{BFG}} WITH AN EVEN BIGGER GUN.]]
20th Aug '15 11:54:07 AM Edgehopper
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** In the 2016 Presidential Election, a troll registered "Deez Nuts" as an independent candidate and got a reputable firm, Public Policy Polling, to poll it. In North Carolina, between Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and Deez Nuts, Deez Nuts had a respectable 9% of the vote--but still behind the proven future President Not Sure, at 12%.
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