A new street drug that sends its users across time and dimensions has one drawback: some people return as no longer human. Can two college dropouts save humankind from this silent, otherworldly invasion?
Release Year: 2012
Rating: 6.6/10 (4,939 voted)
Stars: Chase Williamson, Rob Mayes, Paul Giamatti
Storyline It's a drug that promises an out-of-body experience with each hit. On the street they call it Soy Sauce, and users drift across time and dimensions. But some who come back are no longer human. Suddenly a silent otherworldly invasion is underway, and mankind needs a hero. What it gets instead is John and David, a pair of college dropouts who can barely hold down jobs. Can these two stop the oncoming horror in time to save humanity? No. No, they can't.
Writers: Don Coscarelli, David Wong
Cast: Chase Williamson
Dr. Albert Marconi
Kevin Michael Richardson
Just so you know...they're sorry for anything that's about to happen.
John's full name is, according to the parcel he sends himself, John Cheese.
[John suddenly wakes up]
Are we going toward the Mall of the Dead, or coming back from it? Dave:
We're heading there. John:
Right! Because Fred's still alive. Fred Chu:
When I heard that the director of Bubba Ho-Tep had made a new movie, I
had to see it. It was a midnight movie at the Sundance Film Festival,
and it did not disappoint. Buckle your seat belt if you get the chance
to see this one, because there are lots of twists, turns, and
unexpected surprises. If you have a hard time with a story that goes to
unexpected places and keeps you on your toes, you may not enjoy "John
Dies," but if you appreciate absolutely unfettered creativity and a
willingness to include everything but the kitchen sink, then you should
run to see this movie. Here you've got mind-bending drugs, time travel,
exploding monsters, an alternate universe, and laughs lots of BIG,
all-out laughs and Paul Giammatti! Far too wacky and weird to ever be
mainstream, it's the kind of movie that true film fanatics will always