Box Office Battle

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Two movies go head to head for redemption. There can only be one.

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Back to School vs Swamp Thing

September 9th, 2019

Season three finally launches with the movies of Adrienne Barbeau. Rodney Dangerfield buys his way into college in Back to School. A man's …

Big Trouble vs X-Men Last Stand

August 21st, 2015

Stories of cops, criminals, kids, and others intersect in the comedic movie:  Big Trouble.  Mutants are given the choice of taking a pill and losing their powers, or fighting humans (I guess).  Also, there's a mutant …

Raising Cain vs Bronson

August 6th, 2015

A man with multiple personalities (John Lithgow) steals as many children as he can to traumatize them into have multiple personalities themselves in …

Tremors vs Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

September 5th, 2019

Giant creatures eat find people through vibrations in the ground and then devour them in Tremors.  Then a cop has his death faked, is forced to undergo plastic surgery, and learn impossible martial arts in order to …

Dylan Dog Dead of Night vs Scott Pilgrim Vs the World

June 17th, 2015

Brandon Routh gets a double feature, and lucky for all of us neither movie is Superman Returns.  First Routh is a detective in a monster movie noir:  Dylan Dog Dead of Night.  Then Scott Pilgrim must face the League of …

Kung Fury vs John Wick

June 2nd, 2015

 Kung Fury answers the question:  what happens when a cop from Miami in 1985 goes back in time to kill Hitler?  He finds friendships with dinosaurs, vikings, and the Norse God of Thunder of course.  John Wick is the …

She Devils of the SS vs Rapture Palooza

May 20th, 2015

A lot of naked women join the Nazi party and try to keep moral up anyway they can in the grindhouse feature:  She Devils of the SS.  The evil facing …

The Avengers vs The Avengers: Age of Ultron

May 6th, 2015

Today we break from the formula to pit The Avengers against (out in theaters right now) The Avengers Age of Ultron.  You already know what these …

Sudden Death vs MacGruber

April 15th, 2015

Jean Claude Van Dam is trying to disarm many bombs from exploding, and fights a penguin mascot in Sudden Death.  Will Forte and Kristen Wiig can't seem to disarm even one bomb, and fights with a celery stalk up his @$$ …

Mystery Team vs. Safety Not Guaranteed

March 18th, 2015

Aubrey Plaza movies face off today.  First, a group of teenagers a-la The Hardy Boys try to solve a crime in Mystery Team.  Then a curious ad on …

Zapped! vs The Shining

March 4th, 2015

Today we cover Stephen King inspired movies featuring Scatman Crothers.  Scott Baio is a high school student who gains the ability of telekinesis and …

Fast Break vs. Amazing Grace and Chuck

February 4th, 2015

Gabe Caplan plays a hard on his luck coach who takes four street ballers from New York to college in Nevada and turns the basketball world upside …

Celtic Pride vs. Little Giants

February 4th, 2015

Two die hard Celtic fans kidnap the star player of the Utah Jazz the night before Game Seven in Celtic Pride.  Two brothers coach against each other for the right for their teams to play Pee Wee football in Little …

The Walking Wounded vs. Just Say Yes

January 14th, 2015

The men of Shooting the Show take over hosting duties this week and debate albums:  The Walking Wounded vs. Just Say Yes.  A winner will be chosen.  Editing will be done.  Paper airplanes will be thrown.  Enjoy.

Gremlins vs. Die Hard

February 25th, 2015

Hoyt Axtin obtains a mogwai that comes with three rules.  He gives it to his son who doesn't hesitate to break all of them.  Zack Galliger and Phoebe …

Return of the Killer Tomatoes vs. Burn After Reading

December 17th, 2014

A mad scientist creates tomatoes that turn into people with the sound of certain songs.  This could reignite the tomato war from ten years ago. …

Shakes the Clown vs. Death to Smoochy

December 10th, 2014

An alcoholic clown (Bobcat Goldwaith) learns a valuable lesson about drinking too much on the job and not beating up mimes en route to rescuing his …

Highlander 2 vs. The Prophecy 2

December 3rd, 2014

Today we pit Virginia Madison sequels against each other.  Highlander 2 is the tale of immortals that can only die by getting their heads chopped off doing battle again.  But this time they're aliens, coming back to …

Revenge of the Green Dragons vs. The Blue Room vs. Dear White People

November 26th, 2014

We break up the formula for one week.  Today Zac and Biggs offer reviews of three independent movies in theaters right now:  Revenge of the Green …

Jersey Girl vs. Zack and Miri

February 25th, 2015

This week we have two under-appreciated films of Kevin Smith.  Ben Affleck loses his wife, and has to raise his daughter with only the help of his …

This Is 40 vs. Defending Your Life

November 12th, 2014

Today we explore two films starring the immortal Albert Brooks.  This is 40 is the story of...well...being 40.  Defending Your Life is about people dying and trying to move further into the afterlife through a courtroom …

Pirate Radio and Radioland Murders

November 5th, 2014

The BBC has strict rules about playing rock and roll on the air so a group of DJs broadcast rock from a pirate ship in:  Pirate Radio.  A voice cuts …

Double Dragon vs. Super Mario Brothers

October 8th, 2014

Two video game movies from the nineties face off today.  Double Dragon takes place in New Angelos in the future year of 2007.  The Lee Brothers take battle against the Shadow Demon (Robert Patrick) with help from their …

Highlander vs. Mortal Kombat

October 1st, 2014

It's a Lambert-off.  First, Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, and Clancy Brown are immortals killing each other until their is only one left because...well...there can only be one.  From the bowels of the eighties …

Finding Forrester vs. Real Genius

October 5th, 2014

We're pitting young geniuses against each other tonight.  Finding Forrester is the tale of a reclusive author who's brought out of his shell by an inner city youth who also has a gift with words.  Real Genius is the Val …

Batman Forever vs. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

September 11th, 2014

Val Kilmer gets a double header.  Batman Forever is the story of a...well come on.  You already know.  Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is the tale of a private detective joining up with another PI for adventures and stuff.  Just …

Enemy Mine vs. Attack the Block

September 5th, 2014

It's an alien theme tonight.  Enemy Mine is the story of a human and a Drack who find friendship despite trying to murder each other multiple times. …

Big Fish vs Velvet Goldmine

August 21st, 2014

A son (Ewan McGregor) goes to find out how authentic his father's tall tale is in the Tim Burton film:  Big Fish.  Ewan McGregor stars with Christian …

Apocalypse Now vs Red Dawn (1984) vs Flight of the Intruder

August 14th, 2014

We battle out another three way, this time with the movies of John Milius.  First the Milius written bomb which has since made up it's money and …

Big Trouble in Little China vs The Thing vs Miracle

February 25th, 2015

Today:  a Kurt Russell-off!  First a trucker (Russell) and Kim Catrall fights wizards and creatures in the "classic" Big Trouble in Little China.  Then a group of scientists in Antartica (Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith …

Any Which Way You Can vs Following

July 31st, 2014

A bare knuckled brawler (Clint Eastwood) fights in a championship of sorts.  It catches the kind of attention from Nazi gangs and the Jersey mob that …

Dr. Strange vs The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

August 8th, 2014

This week we cover two movies which clearly don't use their comic book source material at all.  Dr. Strange is the story of a doctor at a psych ward who learns to become a sorcerer.  The League of Extraordinary …

Predator 2 vs. Brain Dead

July 16th, 2014

This Bill Paxton themed episode of the podcast stars Danny Glover as a police chief who is tracking down an alien in the jungle of Los Angelos in the …

Leaves of Grass vs. The Frighteners

July 3rd, 2014

Leaves of Grass features Edward Norton playing duel roles:  one is college professor estranged from his family.  The other is a pot dealer.  Things …

Envy vs. Saving Silverman

June 26th, 2014

Jack Black strikes it rich with his new product Vapoorizer.  His best friend and neighbor Ben Stiller goes crazy with jealousy in the movie Envy.  Jack Black and Steve Zahn kidnap Amanda Peet in order to help their …

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Vs. The Replacements

June 19th, 2014

Keanu Reeves mans a football team filled with scabs to get through a strike affected football season in The Replacements.  Johnny Depp and Benacio Del Toro mourn the end of an era by going on a drug fueled adventure in …

How High vs. Stealing Harvard

June 12th, 2014

Method Man and Red Man smoke a lot of weed and shake up Harvard in How High.  Jason Lee and Tom Green commit multiple crimes and escape prison in …

Disorganized Crime vs. The Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

June 5th, 2014

Ed O'Neil, Lou Diamond Philips, Fred Gwinn, Corbin Bernson, and Hoyt Axton star in a Disorganized Crime.  This bomb covers a group of bank robbers …

The Slaughter Rule vs. They Live

May 29th, 2014

This week's podcast has a special guest judge:  Sentient Rotten Tomatoes!  Zac reviews The Slaughter Rule.  It's an independent film about a teenager …

The Fantastic Four (1994) vs. Army of Darkness

May 22nd, 2014

We review Roger Corman's 1994 version of The Fantastic Four.  Find out what happens when a production company is given 1.5 million dollars to make a …

Hot Rod Vs. Southland Tales

May 15th, 2014

Hot Rod is the tale of a wannabe stuntman (Andy Samberg) who tries to raise enough money through stunt work to pay for an operation for his stepfather (Ian McShane) so that he can kick his ass.  Southland Tales is the …

Captain America (1990) Vs. Skatetown, USA

May 7th, 2014

Welcome to the podcast where we take apart two movies, debate them, and grade them to see which will be redeemed.  Today we dust off the underrated film from 1990: Captain America. It starred Matt Salinger as Steve …

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