• Comedy
  • Rated: G,PG,10,K7,0
  • Director: Jared Hess, Jory Weitz
  • Writer: Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess
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Napoleon Dynamite is a 2004 American comedy film produced by Jeremy Coon, Chris Wyatt, Sean C. Covel and Jory Weitz, written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and directed by Jared Hess. The film stars Jon Heder in the role of the title character, for which he was paid $1,000. After the film's runaway success, Heder re-negotiated his compensation and received a cut of the profits. The film was Jared Hess' first full-length feature and is partially adapted from his earlier short film, Peluca. Napoleon Dynamite was acquired at the Sundance Film Festival by Fox Searchlight Pictures and Paramount Pictures, in association with MTV Films. It was filmed in and near Franklin County, Idaho in the summer of 2003. It debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2004. The film's total worldwide gross revenue was $46,118,097. The film has since developed a cult following.
  • Comedy
  • Rated: G,PG,10,K7,0
  • Director: Jared Hess, Jory Weitz
  • Writer: Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess

  • Jon Heder
    Jonathan Gries
    Jon Gries
    Aaron Ruell
    Efren Ramirez
    Tina Majorino
    Diedrich Bader
    Haylie Duff
    Trevor Snarr
    Shondrella Avery
    Sandy Martin
    Emily Dunn
    Ellen Dubin
    Samantha Marsden
    Bracken Johnson

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  • Comedy
  • Rated: G,PG,10,K7,0
  • Director: Jared Hess, Jory Weitz
  • Writer: Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess
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Napoleon Dynamite is a 2004 American comedy film produced by Jeremy Coon, Chris Wyatt, Sean C. Covel and Jory Weitz, written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and directed by Jared Hess. The film stars Jon Heder in the role of the title character, for which he was paid $1,000. After the film's runaway success, Heder re-negotiated his compensation and received a cut of the profits. The film was Jared Hess' first full-length feature and is partially adapted from his earlier short film, Peluca. Napoleon Dynamite was acquired at the Sundance Film Festival by Fox Searchlight Pictures and Paramount Pictures, in association with MTV Films. It was filmed in and near Franklin County, Idaho in the summer of 2003. It debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2004. The film's total worldwide gross revenue was $46,118,097. The film has since developed a cult following.

Starring
  • Jon Heder
    Jonathan Gries
    Jon Gries
    Aaron Ruell
    Efren Ramirez
    Tina Majorino
    Diedrich Bader
    Haylie Duff
    Trevor Snarr
    Shondrella Avery
    Sandy Martin
    Emily Dunn
    Ellen Dubin
    Samantha Marsden
    Bracken Johnson