Reviews of Jackass (2000) and related work
- Sequel: Jackass: The Movie (2002)
- Sequel: Jackass Number Two (2006)
- Spin-off: Jackass 2.5 (2007)
- Sequel: Jackass 3 (2010)
‣ Jackass: The Movie (2002)
‣ Jackass Number Two (2006)
‣‣ Jackass 2.5 (2007)
Seen in 2013.
They cut out the right stuff, shown here with a lot of the behind-the-scenes malice, which I have to assume happens on heavier drugs than Xanax. The charm the show held for me at 20 is gone at 30, or the performers just got washed up. Either way, good riddance to those hormones.
‣ Jackass 3 (2010)
Seen in 2022.
Seen in 2D.
The end credits are built for nostalgia, which is odd. This one was shot while Steve-O was in rehab and released eight months before the death of Ryan Dunn. Jackass 3 had the potential to bookend the series, but I did not feel nostalgia. Some sequences are impressively staged and shot (the gorilla and the poo cocktail) while others at least manage a strong sense of carnival presence (the sweatsuit cocktail, the bar fight), but the camaraderie feels more forced than the malice.