Joe Rogan Rewatches the Movie ‘Idiocracy’ Amidst Elon Musk’s Viral Tweet & Agrees “It F**king Holds Up”

Published 06/23/2022, 7:45 AM EDT
PASADENA, CA – JUNE 24: Comedian Joe Rogan performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on June 24, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)

Joe Rogan is apparently an Elon Musk admirer. Likewise, the world’s richest person showed he shares a cordial relationship with Rogan, as he has made a couple of appearances on The Joe Rogan Experience.


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The longtime UFC color commentator has talked about being awe-struck by Musk’s intelligence on numerous occasions. It was evident when an Elon Musk tweet recently had Rogan take up a task while he was putting hard hours in his gym.


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On JRE episode #1835, Rogan talked to Mike Judge, producer and screenplay & story contributor of the movie Idiocracy. The former Fear Factor host revealed how much he enjoyed the concept of the movie for its humorous nature.

Rogan said, “I watched Idiocracy this morning.”

The millionaire podcast host added, “Dude, it f**ing holds up; It holds up. Oh my god, it’s funny. I never saw the whole thing before. It was one of those movies that I just, for whatever reason, I just never saw the whole thing.”

When the guest revealed that the movie couldn’t get the best release. He also labeled it as ‘hard to market’ as it was a ‘weird movie’.


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Rogan, though, continued praising it, “It’s a funny f***ing movie, man. It’s funny. I mean, I watched it in the gym while I was working out. I was cracking up. It was really good. It was like surprisingly funny. There was some great stuff about it.”

A few days back, Tesla & SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk posted a tweet praising the movie.

Elon Musk wrote, “When I ask my friends why they’re not yet having kids (very few are), it sounds exactly like the movie.”

“It may as be a documentary, since it’s coming true,” the billionaire added.

Joe Rogan believes ‘Idiocracy’ missed one element

The standup comedian, Rogan, couldn’t praise the movie enough. However, he had one pointer for Mike Judge.


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“It’s so interesting, like looking at the world in 2022. It’s like the only thing you missed was social media,” the 54-year-old said.

LAS VEGAS, NV – MARCH 04: Commentator Joe Rogan during the UFC 209 event at T-Mobile Arena on March 4, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The filmmaker agreed with Rogan’s assessment and talked about how the movie had a series of misfortunes.


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Deepak Kumar

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Deepak Kumar is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. His love for MMA comes from the chaos and violence the fight game brings to the table. A BJJ aspirant, Deepak began following the sport as a casual fan when Ronda Rousey was finishing her opponents in seconds.