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?
Jon Heder credits Tina Majorino (Deb) with helping to choreograph the dance scene. He also states that some of the dance moves were "borrowed" from Michael Jackson, Backstreet Boys, John Travolta, Soul Train (1971), as well as some of his own moves. Read More