The Love Guru

HIS KARMA IS HUGE. 

When a star hockey player (Romany Malco) suddenly can’t perform on the ice, the Toronto Maple Leafs hire a love guru (Mike Myers) to show him the way back to his estranged wife. There’s no question whose film this is; much like the Austin Powers movies it is filled with silly jokes about penises, urine and sex. Myers introduces a new character, the guru who constantly finds himself in Deepak Chopra’s shadow… but he isn’t very funny and too many of the jokes fall flat. Stephen Colbert is better as a drug-addicted sportscaster, though. 

2008-U.S. 86 min. Color. Widescreen. Directed by Marco Schnabel. Screenplay: Mike Myers, Graham Gordy. Cast: Mike Myers (Guru Pitka), Jessica Alba (Jane Bullard), Justin Timberlake (Jacques “Le Coq” Grande), Romany Malco, Meagan Good, Verne Troyer… Ben Kingsley, John Oliver, Stephen Colbert. Cameos: Val Kilmer, Deepak Chopra, Jessica Simpson, Kanye West, Mariska Hargitay.

Trivia: Chopra’s son Gotham plays a younger version of his father.

Razzies: Worst Picture, Actor (Myers), Screenplay.

 

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