Most movie remakes are not very good.

But in the case of "The Three Stooges," which technically, isn't really a remake, The Farrelly Brothers have done a good job with a new spin on the old and beloved comedy act that began in black-and-white short films of the 1930s.

The film not only has great slapstick humor, but, you feeel for these Three Stooges, too.

The movie starts with three adorable babies who are dropped off at a orphanage run by nuns.

The babies grow up in the orphanage under the nuns' care.

Though sometimes dim-witted, Moe (Chris Diamantopoulos), Larry (Sean Hayes),and Curly (Will Sasso) look out for each other and the other kids in the orphanage.

As time passes, it becomes evident the three boys are not going to be adopted. Furthermore, the orphanage is going to close due to financial problems.

What can the stooges do?

The wacky three go out into the community to raise more than $800,000 so the orphanage can stay open.

Moe, Larry, and Curly get involved in an oddball murder plot to make some money for the orphanage. The plot thickens, and, in great stooge style, high-jinks ensue.

There are plenty of laughs in this movie, which you can take the entire family to.

Introduce them to the old-time, slapstick comedy of the "The Three Stooges," and leave them laughing!

Nyuk nyuk.

Rated PG

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