Ahab, a man obsessed with exacting a brutal, violent revenge on the man who murdered his dad, joins John, an eager priest, and Twink, a hot-headed street hustler, on an epic quest to find and defeat this mythical monster known as Chris Fuchman AKA The Father’s Day Killer.
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What "Wet Hot American Summer" is to early 80s summer camp sex comedies, "Father's Day" is to the grimy revenge thrillers of the 70s. Bizarre, hilarious, and utterly unpredictable-- a work of demented comic genius.
Father's Day is a parody and an homage to exploitation/grindhouse movies but is more entertaining, more creative, and more akin to this genre than other films that play it slightly straighter, including 2007's Grindhouse. It's also funny as hell, a definite labor of love for the style, and uproarious in its comical wit. Father's Day is akin to uncontrollable mad laughter.