Napolean Dynamite can't get no respect. Gosh! (Image: Harbourfront Centre)
It’s that time of year again. When catching your favourite flick underneath the stars is the date du jour. Following on the heels ofTIFF Bell Lightbox, Harbourfront Centre resurrects its Free Flicks series tonight, highlighting beloved underdogs from the world of cinema. Audiences can choose their favourite for the finale, but we’ve already gone ahead and ranked the charming down-and-outers featured at the festival.
Name: Peter Gibbons Occupation: office drone Lowest moment: basically every day, but apparently not putting a cover sheet on a TPS report is pretty bad Redeeming moment: kicking the crap out of an office printer Underdog rating: 7/10
Name: Mark Zuckerberg Occupation: Harvard Student, boy genius Lowest Moment: his girlfriend dumps him Redeeming moment: becomes the biggest — and richest — s**hole ever Underdog rating: 1/10*
*he’s a freaking billionaire