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From the award-winning filmmakers behind "Winnebago Man," "Chop & Steele" is a feature length comedy documentary about childhood friends turned professional comedians, Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, the founders of the Found Footage Festival. When Nick and Joe book their gag strongman routine on unsuspecting morning news shows, their pranks go viral and land them in federal court with a vengeful media conglomerate. The stress of the lawsuit and pressure to continue their pranks threatens their livelihood and tests their lifelong friendship. Will they learn their lesson and hang up the pranks for good? Or will they risk it all in the name of laughs?

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Ben Steinbauer


  • Year
  • Runtime
    81 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Midwest Premiere
  • Rating
    Strong Language,Mature Themes
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  • Director
    Ben Steinbauer, Berndt Mader
  • Screenwriter
    Alex MacKenzie
  • Producer
    Ben Steinbauer, Janice Woods, Priest Fontaine Batten, Katie Steinbauer, Greta Kovach, Mike Saenz, Don Swaynos
  • Executive Producer
    Ben Steinbauer, Berndt Mader, Russell Groves, Jenifer Westphal, Joe Plummer
  • Cast
    Joe Pickett, Nick Prueher, David Cross, Bobcat Goldthwait & Reggie Watts