Swiss Army Man

Swiss Army Man


DVD - 2016
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Hank is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again. One day everything changes when a corpse named Manny washes up onshore. The two become fast friends, and ultimately go on an epic adventure that will bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.
Publisher: [United States] :, Lions Gate Entertainment,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE SWIS
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1,rda
1 videodisc (137 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches


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Oct 30, 2017

The very last line of the movie is WTF?, and that pretty much sums up this movie. Can't say I didn't watch the whole thing though, but not unlike looking at an atrocious accident on the road as you drive by. Definite points for originality.

Oct 27, 2017

A gimmick and some humorous movie. It is somewhat entertaining and watchable.

Oct 26, 2017

Oh dear. This was absolutely unequivocally terrible.

Oct 09, 2017

My husband hated it; I loved it. Quirky black comedy about a man stranded so long he becomes suicidal, who then tries to convince a nearly-dead man that there are reasons for living. Unfortunately the writers are more imaginative than intelligent, but the movie is fun and charming if you can ignore the gaps in rationale.

Sep 23, 2017

Awful! total rubbish. I couldn't get past the first 30 mins.

Sep 07, 2017

So many things feel wrong about this movie to me. I like the odd strange movie now and then but I found this movie unappealing. A farting corpse was the ONLY thing that made me crack a slight smile. The rest of it, however, was pointless. In other words, this is the type of movie that you will either love (and enjoy the supposed "humour"), or hate it and wish the producers were dead like the corpse in the film.

Aug 03, 2017

Swiss Army Man is one of the more original movies from 2016, and it was one I ended up watching out of a morbid curiosity. Daniel Radcliffe plays a farting corpse that can do almost anything--what else is there to it?

Well, a lot. There's plenty of vulnerable moments between Hank (Paul Dano) and Manny (Daniel Radcliffe) as they contemplate finding meaning in life, love, and why we are ashamed of what we do/are. The soundtrack and the editing are the best things in this movie, bar none. The bus recreation scene is very creative and touching.

And of course there's plenty of farting.

It's a peculiar film that doesn't fit in conventional genres, and you need to keep an open mind when watching, but it's a cinematic journey that won't soon be forgotten.

Jul 07, 2017

I loved this movie, but not so much the ending. (SPOILER?) I didn't like the switch from fantasy to reality, but then kind of back to half-hearted fantasy. It seemed like the writers didn't know how to end it. I thought they were spot on with everything else.

I also thought this was a deep and intelligent movie, while also being humorous and entertaining. The creativity of the creators via the protagonist was amazing!

This movie is not for the uptight or judgemental though. If you don't want to hear two guys discuss farts and masturbation, cultural norms and shame; don't watch this.

Jul 03, 2017

What an absolutely dumb and pointless movie. There's nothing between the lines, no underlying depth, nada.
Rewatch Tom Hanks on an island again if you must.

Jun 06, 2017

A novel idea with two excellent actors, but the final product is bizarre and confounding. There are many other films to better spend 97 minutes on.

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Aug 03, 2017

the_bookwyrm thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

LibrarianShelbi Oct 28, 2016

LibrarianShelbi thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over


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Aug 03, 2017

Sexual Content: Very frank talk about self-pleasure, and a plot point involves male arousal


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LibrarianShelbi Oct 28, 2016

“If you don’t know Jurassic Park, you don’t know shit.” - Hank


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