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?
Initially, Jon Heder was paid $1,000 for this movie. Of course, he renegotiated when it grossed over $40,000,000 in the United States. Read More