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

Bert Kreischer travels to Russia in a movie based on one of his stand-up routines.This film stars Bert Kreischer, a popular stand-up. 

Comedian who doesn't generate much press or think pieces. He was named "the top partyer at the Number One Party School in the. 

Country" by Rolling Stone magazine in the late 1990s while 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.