Be Kind Rewind (2008)

be kind rewind“My brain’s been paranized! ” – Jerry

Number of Times Seen – 1  (3 Apr 2014)

Brief Synopsis – Two video store clerks accidentally erased all of the video tapes in the store and decide to film their own versions of these movies.

My Take on it – I thought that I would enjoy this movie based on the fact that it’s a movie about movies.

Boy was I wrong!

This movie was terrible.

I have liked some of Jack Black’s work in the past, but I think this one is in the running for his worst movie ever.

Mos Def should stick to singing and not venture into acting anymore.  He was very stale and unconvincing here even as a video store clerk.  How hard can it be to act like you work in a video store?


The only recommendation I can give about this movie is to stay far far away.

Bottom Line – Horrendous movie.  Not funny in the least and I just wanted to “rewind” back to the beginning and pop that video out of the VCR. (Metaphorically obviously since no one owns VCR’s anymore)

Rating – Razzie Worthy


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14 thoughts on “Be Kind Rewind (2008)

  1. Only watched this once and never re-visited it. I recall not really hating it, though but I may never watch it again anyway so…

    Good job on the post, Rob!


    • wow! that’s impressive Tim! I waiting so long until I finally succumbed to getting rid of my vcr and tapes (I had over 500 tapes, some with 3 or 4 movies on each). In 2002, I finally sold or gave away them all. then I amassed a collection of over 200 DVD’s that just last year I finally also gave away just about all of them. Now I just rely on electronic copies 🙂


  2. I still haven’t seen this one, but I have to confess it looks like the sort of flick I’d like a lot more than you. Someday, when I see it, we’ll find out if that suspicion is correct.


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