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Big Gross Movies

Comedians Dave Atkinson and Meg Mackay invite hilarious guests to go back in time to study the popular culture and history of a year and then watch the highest grossing movie of that year to try and find out why it was that year's Big Gross Movie.
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Now displaying: 2018
Feb 14, 2018

This week it's a BAD MOVIE SPECIAL! Meg and Dave get sideways and swerve our way though the vortex back to 1997 to watch Face/Off because we deserved it.  We go over Gun wizardry, how early to suspect a face-switch situation, space prison etiquette and many other insane delights.

Feb 7, 2018

This week we crank up the Delorean and head back to 1985 to have a look around and watch its second-highest-grossing movie Rambo: First Blood Part II with special guest Dylan Gott! We go over a slight change to bubbled cocaine water that drove everyone fully mad in '85 and then recount to you the purest, dumbest, greatest action movie there is. 

Jan 31, 2018

This week we moonrake our way back to 1979 to look around and check out its second highest-grossing movie Kramer Vs. Kramer! with our guest Mike Balazo we go over a whimsical escape from an authoritarian nightmare and then go over a movie about a boy and his son and his ex-wife and how family court is no fun. 

Jan 24, 2018

This week we swing back to 1969 to have a look around and go over its second highest-grossing movie: Midnight Cowboy with special guest Alex Wood! Meg does the research this week and we look at the Stonewall Riots before going over a masterpiece that is also bleaker than a Russian novel being read to you by a dying child.

Jan 17, 2018

This week we head back to 1974 to have a look around and go over its second highest grossing movie Blazing Saddles with special guest Ian MacIntyre! We go over a 70s space station built and staffed by uncles before going over a movie's whose last third forgives it's slow start.

Jan 10, 2018

This week, we take the time-bus back to 1999 to have a look around and watch its second highest-grossing movie: The Sixth Sense with special guest Griffin Toplitsky! We go over this kid who shattered an industry one time and then remember why M. Night Shamalan is and lose our stuffs over Toni Collette.

Jan 3, 2018

This week, filled to the brim with Christmas Cheeses, Dave and Meg head back to 1993 to continue our series of in-depth analyses of Sylvester Stallone being absolutely certain he pooped gold for about ten years there with Cliffhanger! Stalactite Cool Runnings Murder anyone? How about two Canadian Podcasters losing their minds over nobody wearing the right coats or gloves? It's all here!

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