A Partying Comedian Pays for His Sins in "The Machine"

In a film based on one of his stand-up routines, Bert Kreischer visits Russia.Bert Kreischer, a well-known stand-up comedian who. 

Doesn't garner a lot of publicity or thought pieces, is the star of this movie. 

Rolling Stone magazine referred to him as "the top partyer at the Number One Party School in the country" in the late 1990s. 

Attending Florida State University.Kreischer is now a heavy 50-year-old who looks little partied out. That's his act—shirtless.  

Stand up. In "The Machine," he plays a contrite family guy who's furious with his family. 

Bert and his carpet salesman dad, Albert, are kidnapped by gangster Irina (Iva Babic) and sent to Russia to. 

Atone for Bert's drunken train heist decades earlier. A Kreischer bit inspired this gory shaggy dog story. Of course.

Father and son discuss their concerns while dodging a dozen Slavic maniac assassins hunting an heirloom Bert stole.

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