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Uncle Rico Escapes Assault Charges

18th August 2006

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON GRIES has escaped an assault charge after allegedly getting fired up in a road rage incident in Los Angeles. The actor, who played UNCLE RICO in the cult film, was reportedly...

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Fascinating Fact 1933

10th August 2006

PARIS HILTON's prized possession is a basketball actor JON HEDER signed as his big screen alter ego NAPOLEON DYNAMITE. On the Christmas gift Heder pokes fun at Hilton for calling her bobcat pet LIGER -...

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Nacho Libre Director Got Spanish Skills From Monks

21st June 2006

Director JARED HESS gained the Spanish skills he needed to direct Mexican wrestling film NACHO LIBRE by spending two years in a Mormon missionary in Venezuela. The NAPOLEON DYNAMITE director shot his new film, which...

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Fascinating Fact 1530

23rd May 2006

Quirky movie star VINCENT GALLO was the original choice to play UNCLE RICO is cult movie NAPOLEON DYNAMITE.

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Fascinating Fact 1369

12th April 2006

Actor JON HEDER's frizzy red afro in NAPOLEON DYNAMITE wasn't planned - it was the result of two perms, bleaching and intense exposure to the sun during the film's shoot.

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Fascinating Fact 1063

23rd February 2006

BECK has signed up to score NAPOLEON DYNAMITE director JARED HESS' new film project NACHO LIBRE, which stars JACK BLACK as a priest-turned-Mexican wrestler....

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The Things They Say 917

23rd December 2005

"I would like to kiss NAPOLEON DYNAMITE under the mistletoe." Singer RIHANNA admits to a crush for JON HEDER's quirky movie character....

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Duff's Bad Driving Start

23rd December 2005

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE beauty HAYLIE DUFF got off to a bad start on the road, when she was slapped with a ticket for reckless driving just a week after getting her licence. The actress, older...

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Hewitt's Embarrassing Meeting With Hero Heder

7th November 2005

Actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT has started thinking twice about approaching her movie heroes on film sets after an embarrassing meeting with actor JON HEDER. The I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER actress, a...

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Kutcher Cleans Up At Teen Awards

15th August 2005

Actor ASHTON KUTCHER and new movie THE NOTEBOOK were the big winners at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, Hollywood on Sunday (14AUG05). Kutcher, who is dating actress...

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Mtv Movie Awards Points Spotlight At High School Films

5th June 2005

Last night's (4JUN05) MTV MOVIE AWARDS paid tribute to the year's best high school movies, handing out awards to film hits MEAN GIRLS, THE NOTEBOOK and NAPOLEON DYNAMITE. There was even an honour for...

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Carey Joins Mtv Awards Line Up

23rd May 2005

MARIAH CAREY has joined EMINEM and NINE INCH NAILS in the list of stars set to perform at the 2005 MTV MOVIE AWARDS. Hosted by JIMMY FALLON, the 14th annual awards show will take...

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Slipknot Clean Up In Revolver Poll

10th May 2005

Heavy rockers SLIPKNOT have slashed the competition for the 2005 annual readers' poll in rock magazine REVOLVER by claiming the major four prizes. The hardcore nine-piece claimed Best Band, Best Album (VOL 3: THE...

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Lohan, Pitt, Uma + Jamie Lead Mtv Nominees

4th May 2005

LINDSAY LOHAN, UMA THURMAN, JAMIE FOXX and BRAD PITT will be among the stars battling it out for prizes at the 2005 MTV MOVIE AWARDS next month (JUN05) after being named among the top nominees....

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Black Eager To Play Mexican Priest

24th April 2005

JACK BLACK is eager to begin filming his role as a Mexican priest who lives a double life as a wrestler, because the project will team him up with longtime collaborator MIKE WHITE again....

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Napoleon Dynamite Action Figures To Hit Stores

20th April 2005

Bosses of sleeper hit NAPOLEON DYNAMITE have decided to cash in on the low-budget movie's huge success, by releasing a line of action figures. The lineup will include the quirky title hero, his best...

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Top 25 Sundance Films Named

25th January 2005

FOUR WEDDINGS + A FUNERAL, CLERKS, SHINE, EL MARIACHI, IN THE BEDROOM, HOOP DREAMS and NAPOLEON DYNAMITE have been named among the most important 25 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL films as the annual event gets underway...

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Good Charlotte Good At Dodgeball

9th December 2004

Punk rockers GOOD CHARLOTTE have defeated the cast of AMERICAN PIE - in a game of the American sport made famous by the movie DODGEBALL: A TRUE UNDERDOG STORY. Good Charlotte competed with cast...

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