Leeroy Jenkins Hits DVD With Year One and Monsters vs. Aliens

Leeroy Jenkins Hits DVD With Year One and Monsters vs. Aliens

Two recent DVD releases - Year One and Monsters vs. Aliens - have included extra scenes that spoof World of Warcraft's famous reckless Paladin.

There isn't much to say about these videos, to be honest. If you've seen the original Leeroy Jenkins video, you know what's going to happen. If you haven't seen the original Leeroy Jenkins video, then hey, welcome to the internet, glad you could join us. The amusing part is how faithful (or not faithful) the two movies try to be to the source material while still adapting it to the scenario and characters.

Even if it is just a storyboard (with recorded dialogue), I think I still need to give the nod to Monsters vs. Aliens here for being a much funnier scene. Honestly, the Year One skit just fell flat on its face - the funniest part was probably casting McLovin as Leeroy himself.

Even if they are a few years late on the memewagon, it's always funny to see internet references like Leeroy working their way into modern pop culture. Hey, remember the time he was on Jeopardy?

(Via WoW.com)

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Was he writing with a grenade..?

Even Vinnie Jones himself couldn't save that scene from sucking. At least Monsters Vs. Aliens did it right. It was actually pretty funny.

-Zen-:
Even Vinnie Jones himself couldn't save that scene from sucking. At least Monsters Vs. Aliens did it right. It was actually pretty funny.

I'm pretty sure nothing short of divine intervention could save anything in Year One from sucking.

These were terrible, as expected. It's one thing for Blizzard to use Leeroy as a joke, but random movies should try to stick with original content, not cashing in on memes for funny material.
Random movies using memes as jokes are just terrible, it only works in a reciprocal nature, like WoW having a Leeroy Jenkins achievement or the inevitable pills jokes that are going to bein L4D2.
I would much rather see Patrick Stewart do a pronounced facepalm in a Star Trek movie or TV show then have some random dude do it as a reference to the facepalm meme.

yer the "year one" one was pretty boring, but as Mr. Funk said, its always great to see a meme work its way into the more respected media (you tube clips of WoW is NOT a respected media)

edit: also the "year one" LEROY JEEE..ENKINS was terrible, dont do a cheap joke if you cant get the punchline right.

Why didn't the Monsters vs Aliens scene make it into the movie? I loved the line, "...we need someone to blame and it can't be Smitty." I don't know, it just resonates with the current political climate here in the U.S.

As a WoW player, I say that that was just bloody brilliant.

-Zen-:
At least Monsters Vs. Aliens did it right.

Actually the Year One clip was a much more accurate depiction of the original clip, complete with the one soldier hopping, the stats, the chicken and the dead guy shouting "GUYS I CAN'T MOVE!". Overall though, Seth Rogen does a much better "LEEEROOOOOOOOY JEEEEENKIIIIIIINS!" than McLovin.

They both had their pros and cons for small recreations.

ccesarano:

Actually the Year One clip was a much more accurate depiction of the original clip, complete with the one soldier hopping, the stats, the chicken and the dead guy shouting "GUYS I CAN'T MOVE!". Overall though, Seth Rogen does a much better "LEEEROOOOOOOOY JEEEEENKIIIIIIINS!" than McLovin.

They both had their pros and cons for small recreations.

Bear in mind, by "did it right," I meant, "made the reference funny."

Ahhhh Vinny, how I miss the old days of him beatin the shit out of people on (and off) the pitch

Am I the only one that feels, after seeing that deleted Monsters Vs Aliens scene, that it would have looked better if it was hand-drawn animated by the guys that made Ren & Stimpy?

Maybe it's just because I'm sick of computer animated movies...

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Who is leeroy Jenkins?
Edit: Okay, what the heck was this?

ZeroMachine:
Am I the only one that feels, after seeing that deleted Monsters Vs Aliens scene, that it would have looked better if it was hand-drawn animated by the guys that made Ren & Stimpy?

Maybe it's just because I'm sick of computer animated movies...

...Yeah, actually. It was a pretty great movie, kind of sucks that that scene didn't make it in. I would have laughed, at least. The Year One seemed a bit...silly. The yell just didn't work, and the acting just generally wasn't good. Is the whole movie like that? I keep getting told that it's so great. :|

so that's where that comes from...

I actually found the Year One to be alot funnier, it was alot more accurate. Also, McLovin eating the chicken at the end was pretty funny

The_ModeRazor:
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Who is leeroy Jenkins?
Edit: Okay, what the heck was this?

Oldschool WoW vid.

Year One reference fails by the way, It's "At least I have chicken." not "At least I ain't chicken."

Noooooooooobs.

Amnestic:

The_ModeRazor:
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Who is leeroy Jenkins?
Edit: Okay, what the heck was this?

Oldschool WoW vid.

Yep, watched it in hopes of understaning all this stuff.
It didn't enlighten me though.

Nice job Mintz-Plasse, just when I thought there was a chance of that Year One scene at least being a little piece of cheeky fun, you had to completely fuck it up with
THE LAMEST DELIVERY EVER

The M.v.A. one was pretty good, because Seth Rogan at least had a little gusto.

The second one was definately the best, but the original makes me laugh every time.

At least they have chicken.

Ahh, good ole' Leeroy. Btw, was Leeroy's 'last charge' real or a training video for a guild? I heard it was the latter, though I can believe the former, heh.

I don't know how Monsters vs Aliens did, but didn't Year One suck?

Doug:
Ahh, good ole' Leeroy. Btw, was Leeroy's 'last charge' real or a training video for a guild? I heard it was the latter, though I can believe the former, heh.

It was staged for comedy's sake.

Part of the hilarity of Leeroy Jenkins was the way he said his name, in the overexaggerated battle charge-esque yell. The Year One scene failed that, and that kind ruined it. Oh, and the Intimidating shout thing. The heck? The end was kinda funny, though, and I thought the "I need some divine intervention was funny, because not only would the guy need some to get out alive, but also because the irony of Romans generally not liking Christians.

The Monsters Vs. Aliens was a bit better.

leeroy jenkins was funny, the first time i heard it/saw the clip. since then it has not been. the horse is dead, stop kicking it (plus they were alliance and deserved it) XD

References can be great if you pull them off. Year one failed. MvE though got me laughing though, it had the better war cry which is what really makes the joke plus the actor's voices actually... acted well.

None match the overpowering call of the original "LEEEEROOOOOOOOOOOY JJJEEEEENKIIIIINS!!!" though.

This is pretty funny, not gonna lie. Mv.A is probably the funnier one, but I enjoyed both.

It is a shame that the movie that got Leroy right, deleted the clip. Especially when the whole scene was quite humorous. And seeing that clip from Year One convinced me not to bother watching the movie. Urg.

well it seems im wrong again... i thought they amusing...and i actually liked the year 1 one more..but...im wrong as usual

 

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