REVIEW: The Peanut Butter Falcon

Joe’s pick this round is The Peanut Butter Falcon.


The Peanut Butter Falcon is an adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak (22), a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from the nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler by attending the wrestling school The Salt Water Redneck. Through circumstances beyond their control Tyler (32), a small-time outlaw on the run, becomes Zak’s unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor (28), a kind nursing home employee with a story of her own, to join them on their journey.

The movie was released in select theaters on August 23, 2019.

This movie is rated PG-13 for Drug use, foul language, nudity, sexual content, violence.

Let’s go to the review and see what the guys thought of it.

IMDB Rating: 7.6 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: *CERTIFIED FRESH* 95% Tomatometer, 96% Audience Score

Dave Score: *MOP BUCKET*

Joe Score: *MOP BUCKET*

Justin Score: Large Popcorn

The guys all agree that The Peanut Butter Falcon is DEFINATELY worth watching. This is the HIGHEST rated movie so far for the podcast. Stay tuned next time as we review Justin’s pick, “I Am Mother”.

Review: Begin Again

This review comes from Dave’s pick, Begin Again.


A chance encounter between a down-and-out music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter, new to Manhattan, turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents.

The movie first hit theaters on July 11, 2014.

This movie is rated R for Language.

Now, onto the review.

IMDB Rating: 7.4 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: *CERTIFIED FRESH* 83% Tomatometer, 81% Audience Score

Justin Score: Large Popcorn

Dave Score: Overflowing Large Popcorn

Joe: Overflowing Small Popcorn

While this movie scored highly on Justin and Dave’s radar it failed to strike the right note with Joe. Joe claims it is due to the storyline but Dave believes it is because there were no explosions.

Comedy, Drama

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Review: National Lampoon’s Animal House

The latest review from the Been There, Watched That team is National Lampoons’ s Animal House. This movie was Dave’s “Pick of the Week”.


When they arrive at college, socially inept freshmen Larry (Thomas Hulce) and Kent (Stephen Furst) attempt to pledge the snooty Omega Theta Pi House, but are summarily rejected. Lowering their standards, they try at the notoriously rowdy Delta Tau Chi House, and get in. The trouble is, the college dean (John Vernon) has it in for the Deltas. He has put them on “Double Secret Probation” and secretly assigned Omega’s president (James Daughton) the task of having their charter revoked.

This comedy classic made it’s theatrical debut on July 28,1978.

IMDB Rating: 7.5 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: *CERTIFIED FRESH* 90%, Audience Score 89%

Dave’s Rating: Large Popcorn

Justin’s Rating: Large Popcorn

Joe’s Rating: Medium Popcorn


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Review: “Home Alone”

This episode the guys review the 1990 Holiday Comedy Classic “Home Alone”.


When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother (Catherine O’Hara) makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. But his excitement sours when he realizes that two con men (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) plan to rob the McCallister residence, and that he alone must protect the family home.

The movie was originally release on November 16, 1990 and made 477.1 Million Dollars at the Box Office. The movie was number 1 for 12 weeks in a row.

The movie is rated PG for Drug Use, Foul Language, Sexuality, and Voilence.

IMDB Rating: 7.6 / 10

Rotten Tomateos: 66% Audience Score: 80%

Justin’s Rating: Large Popcorn

Dave’s Rating: Medium Popcorn

Joe’s Rating: *MOP BUCKET*

For those of you keeping track this is Joe’s first Mop Bucket rating and the first mop bucket rating of the series. When will the other guys announce their first MOP BUCKET rating? Stay tuned to find out.