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LAist Movie Review: Winnebago Man

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The clip itself is infamous, even if the man behind the grainy footage is a mystery - he is only Jack Rebney, Winnebago Man. Perhaps more formally, he has the dubious internet distinction as ‘The Angriest Man In The World’ for his expletive-laced tirades on the set of a Winnebago commercial shoot. Now over twenty years old, the hilarious snippets have moved from hand-passed VHS copies to late night cable access infamy and on to several million YouTube views. For a funny video clip that hasn’t slowed down in two decades, it’s all the more mystifying that the man himself, Jack Rebney, has disappeared altogether.

Such is the basis for the new documentary Winnebago Man, which chronicles Ben Steinbauer’s attempt to locate the once-angry Rebney to find out what, if anything, he thinks of his internet fame.