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The Brothers Solomon (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  7 September 2007 (USA)
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A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.

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John and Dean Solomon may have Ph.D.s, but they're socially inept after their widowed father home-schooled them in Antarctica. When their beloved dad falls into a coma, they hatch a plan to revive him using a positive emotional shock - giving him a grandchild. They find a surrogate mom through Craig's list - she's Janine, a penniless local musician, with a large, intimidating boyfriend, James. The pregnancy gives the Solomons nine months to learn to be parents. In a side story, John pursues Tara, a neighbor who takes care of their dad when John and Dean are out; but she has no interest in John. Can the boys keep Janine and James happy, keep dad alive, and learn to be dads? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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They want to put a baby in you.

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Les frères Solomon  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$508,601 (USA) (7 September 2007)

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$900,926 (USA) (21 September 2007)
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The name John Solomon (and the Solomon surname) comes from Will Forte's friend and writing partner John Solomon, one of the co-writers of MacGruber. See more »

Goofs

A walkie-talkie appears, disappears and reappears during a scene in the brother's apartment. When John asks Tara to go to a movie, he places the walkie-talkie onto the medical equipment between her and his father's bed. As he leaves the apartment, the walkie-talkie isn't seen anywhere near Tara. When Janine talks to Tara about the Brothers Solomon and Dean overhears Tara call them "losers", the walkie-talkie has returned to its place on the medical equipment. See more »

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John Solomon: Do you have any pictures of the kids? Something that we can...
[points to picture of adoption agency representative's son]
John Solomon: Oh, Dean. How about that little guy?
Dean Solomon: No friggin' way! Under no circumstances. He's got like Bells Palsy or something.
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References RV (2006) See more »

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Mornings Eleven
Written by Romeo Stodart and Michele Stodart (as Michelle Stodart)
Performed by The Magic Numbers
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Random Comedy is For Me
8 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is more than watchable, as in, I didn't check my facebook more than 4 times the entire movie. I especially like the part when they try to watch a movie while their father is on the same circuit breaker and the power goes off. Now that's comedy. Man In Motion song is repeated, with dignity, throughout. I almost gave this movie a seven, but then re-though my decision for an eight. I am giving this movie a review after all. Silly, stupid comedy is fab. check 'er out! The review board is saying I must write ten lines of text to submit a review so here we go... Also watch... Wet hot American summer,waking ned devine, drowning mona,and jaws more than seven thousand times in your life and all will be well.


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