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Idiocracy (feature film)

Community Room
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024, 2:00pm to 4:15pm


Directed by Mike Judge.  Performances by Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Dave Herman, Michael McCafferty.  Twentieth Century Fox, 2006.  84 min.  Rated R.  Comedy / Drama.

In 2005, average in every way private Joe Bowers (Luke Wilson) is selected to take part in a secret military experiment to put him in hibernation for a year along with a woman named Rita (Maya Rudolph). The slumbering duo is forgotten when the base they are stored on is closed down and are left in stasis until 2505. When they finally wake up, they discover the average intelligence of humans has decreased so much that Joe is now the smartest man in the world.