Today marks the tenth anniversary of the release of a film that surely ranks among the most surprising sleeper hits in Hollywood history.When Napoleon Dynamite hit theaters in 2004, moviegoers were unlikely to recognize a single actor in the cast; its directors - an unknown married Utah couple - were only in their early 20s; and the film even lacked the rave reviews usually required for an indie film to find mainstream success.He ate all the nachos, spent his days on the computer, and bragged about his relationship with his Internet girlfriend Lafawnduh.But Aaron Ruell grew up to be quite the looker compared to his nerdy character. I want to get up there and tell entertaining stories but that are also to a certain extent clean. His feature film debut came in 2004 as the title character of the comedy film Napoleon Dynamite.When you think celebrity twins, you undoubtedly think of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen first, followed perhaps by Tia and Tamera Mowry or Joel and Benji Madden.
[ holds up a newspaper ] Here it is: "Flight Plan" is playing at ..
Julie: Let me see If I have this correct: I think you said you wanted to go..
I think it's great to see that he seems to have found his niche in voice acting, since I feel he sadly doesn't get all that much live action work anymore.
Napoleon Dynamite, filmed in Preston, Idaho, earned .5 million at the box office.
In June 2005, Heder received the MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Performance and Breakthrough Male Performance for the role.