So far, I’ve put up some good horror movies, and one book. It is always good to break the tension just to let your nerves relax. This reason is why I’m giving you a goofy, great from the early 90’s: Ernest Scared Stupid. If you’ve never seen the Ernest films, then you should check out the earlier ones from Touchstone (Ernest Goes to Camp, Ernest Goes to Jail, & Ernest Saves Christmas). Jim Varney does a great job as our favorite fool, know what I mean Vern.
In this Halloween adventure, we find out that his family was cursed to grow ever dumber because they imprisoned a troll. In classic fashion Ernest releases the troll, unwittingly of course, and finds that he is the only one that can stop it. The troll in this actually scared me as a kid, so it may be too intense for younger viewers, but the makeup effects are pretty good. Also, Eartha Kitt turns in a fun performance as an old woman thought by many to be a witch, but she alone can help Ernest confront the troll army. This might be a fun one to watch with the family as opposed to some of the R-rated films I’ve posted so far. Click on the picture below to pick up a copy and read on for the synopsis.
Synopsis: Everybody’s favorite know-it-all, Ernest P. Worrell, scares up heaps of hilarious laughs in this frightfully funny comedy! The loveable lunkhead is in for a devil of a time when he accidentally unleashes an evil demon from its sacred tomb, causing the awakened foe to go on a devastating rampage. Ernest desperately attempts to prevent the destruction of town, but a 200-year-old curse renders Ernest Scared Stupid! And that’s when the fun and adventure begin! Loaded with uproarious hilarity, and a host of outrageously kooky characters, this big-screen treat delivers off-the-wall nuttiness that’s sure to drive you wild any time of the year!