Freddy Got Fingered is a 2001 American surrealist cringe comedy film directed by Tom Green and written by Green and Derek Harvie. The film follows Green as a 28-year-old slacker who wishes to become a professional cartoonist. The film's plot resembles Green's struggles as a young man trying to get his TV series picked up, which would later become the popular MTV show The Tom Green Show.
Released on April 20, 2001 by 20th Century Fox, the film was critically panned at the time of its release, with many considering it as one of the worst films of all time. It won five Golden Raspberry Awards of its eight nominations, as well as a Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Worst Picture. The film has met with more positive assessments over time, most notably from Metacritic, IFC.com, and Splitsider, with some commentators interpreting satirical and metahumorous themes within the film's gross-out gags.