Scrawny, sullen and aloof, Napoleon Dynamite is a social misfit, who gets routinely bullied in his high school. Moreover, he has various members of his dysfunctional family to deal with on a continual basis.
Then, like a breath of fresh air, Pedro shows up. The new kid in town. He's from Mexico, he has an awesome bike, and he's the only kid in school with a mustache. When Napoleon befriends Pedro, and Pedro decides to run for class president, Napoleon gets his chance to show his stuff and prove that he's got nothing to prove. Will Napoleon succeed in showcasing his talents and become instrumental in Pedro's success?
Did you know?
The opening title sequence was partially re shot due to some of the executives at Fox Searchlight not liking the look of the actors hands who place the food into the shot. They flew out a "hand model" to re shoot some of the shots with the director. Read More