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Idiocracy

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Cast
Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Robert Musgrave, Terry Crews, Anthony Campos, David Herman, Sonny Castillo, Kevin McAfee, Michael McCafferty
Released
2006
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Army Cpl. Joe asks prostitute Rita, “So this is kinda crazy, huh?” (0:07)

Joe tells Rita, “What happens is, the drugs will kick in...” (0:09)

Joe tells the hospital clerk, “I think it might have been the drugs they had me on. I’ve been hallucinating.” (0:15)

Emergency room physician Dr. Lexus approaches Joe smoking a huge joint. Joe: “I don’t really know what’s going on, but I’m seeing things. I think it might be because of these drugs the army put me on.”
Dr. Lexus: “You talk like a fag, and your shit’s all retarded...”
”Now there are plenty of ‘tards out there living really kick-ass lives. My first wife was ‘tarded.” (0:17)

Narrator, referring to Joe: “He would soon discover that future justice was not only blind but had become rather retarded as well.” (0:21)

Narrator: ‘Meanwhile, Rita had awakened to find that the world’s oldest profession was a lot easier when the world is populated by morons.” (0:24)

His police guard tells Joe, “Okay, sir, now we will begin to proceed to obtain your IQ and aptitude tests.” (0:26)

Joe tells Rita, referring to her pimp, “It’s none of my business, but when we get back you and Upgrayedd should seriously think about couples counseling.” (0:51)

Lawyer Frito exhibits concrete thinking: Rita asks, referring to the location of a television program, “Frito, can you get me over there?” He picks her up and places her near the television. (1:03)

On the surface this film would appear to denigrate mental retardation, but does it rather draw some distinction between impaired intelligence and poor judgement or stupidity?