Conclusion: Cuban Fury played more widely in the U.K. than here and was a bigger success in its native land, probably because so much of its humor is distinctively British, even if the genre that inspired it is strictly a Hollywood product.
Excerpt: Nick Frost is best known as second banana to Simon Pegg in comedies like Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz , and The World's End . Now he is looking to step out of Pegg's shadow with Cuban Fury , a comedy that puts Frost in the spotlight and sets the stage for him to dazzle.
Excerpt: Director James Griffiths has clearly seen a lot of movies like his debut feature, Cuban Fury , and you probably have too. Smart, sensitive, and respectful Bruce (Nick Frost), a moderately successful engineer, almost immediately falls for the new boss, Julia (Rashida Jones), though he's hesitant to...
Summary: There’s a type of lazy high concept comedy that thrives on casting people in unexpected roles. Hey, it’s Will Ferrell as a basketballer/ice skater/soccer coach! Kevin James is a MMA fighter/zookeeper/comedian that audiences are somehow supposed to find funny!