The Slammin' Salmon

Movie information

Bring a bib, it's gonna get messy. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for pervasive language and sexual references.
Released on:
December 11, 2009 (limited)

Production Companies:
Broken Lizard Industries, Cataland Films
Distributors:
Anchor Bay Entertainment

Status: Released

Cast:
Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske, Michael Clarke Duncan, Will Forte, Lance Henriksen, Vivica A. Fox

Director: Kevin Heffernan

Genre: Comedy
About the film:
In the latest comedy from Broken Lizard, (the creators of Supertroopers and Beerfest) "Slammin" Cleon Salmon (Michael Clarke Duncan) is a former Heavyweight Champion of the World turned celebrity owner of a high end Miami seafood restaurant, The Slammin' Salmon.

A terrifying bull of a man, Salmon uses fear to rule over his misfit waitstaff (Broken Lizard's Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske, as well as Cobie Smulders and April Bowlby) and on this particular night, he takes his bullying skills to a new level. In an effort to pay off a gambling debt to the Japanese Yakuza, Salmon sets up a contest to 'inspire' his waitstaff to sell more food than they ever have before: the top selling server wins $10,000 while the waiter in last place gets served with a broken rib sandwich—courtesy of the Champ himself.

Spurred on by greed and panic, the staff resort to backstabbing, bribery and indecent proposals in an attempt to upsell their patrons while simultaneously sabotaging their co-workers. As the hours pass, the dining room action becomes more frenzied as the contest escalates into a brawl for first place in order to win the money.
Rated R for pervasive language and sexual references.

Project Timeline:
Oct. 25, 2009: Distributor: Anchor Bay Entertainment
Box Office: Opening weekend: $26,167 (11 theaters) | Domestic Total: $41,587
Reviews: Fresh or Rotten? See reviews for this film at RottenTomatoes.com

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