Down 4,466 this week

The Brothers Solomon (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  7 September 2007 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 9,144 users   Metascore: 32/100
Reviews: 46 user | 51 critic | 17 from

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.



Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video


Top 25 Trivia Items From the Last 25 Years

Here are some amazing facts and figures to deepen your appreciation of the movies you love.

See the full list

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 30 Sep 2011
a list of 40 titles
created 23 Dec 2011
a list of 38 titles
created 01 Sep 2013
a list of 26 titles
created 24 Sep 2013
a list of 89 titles
created 6 months ago

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: The Brothers Solomon (2007)

The Brothers Solomon (2007) on IMDb 5.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Brothers Solomon.
1 win. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.

Director: Bob Odenkirk
Stars: Dax Shepard, Will Arnett, Chi McBride
MacGruber (2010)
Action | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Former special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his arch-enemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, D.C.

Director: Jorma Taccone
Stars: Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, Val Kilmer
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Award-winning comedy about a lonely young man who finds himself at a restaurant with two strangers and his best friend.

Director: Bob Odenkirk
Stars: Michael Blieden, Stephanie Courtney, Matt Price
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.

Director: Jake Kasdan
Stars: John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, David Krumholtz
Extract (2009)
Comedy | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Joel, the owner of an extract plant, tries to contend with myriad personal and professional problems, such as his potentially unfaithful wife and employees who want to take advantage of him.

Director: Mike Judge
Stars: Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Ben Affleck
Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series 2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A series of comedy sketches brought to you by the people at Funny or Die.

Stars: Steve Tom, Rob Huebel, Christine Scott Bennett
Hot Rod (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Self-proclaimed stuntman Rod Kimble is preparing for the jump of his life - to clear fifteen buses to raise money for his abusive stepfather Frank's life-saving heart operation.

Director: Akiva Schaffer
Stars: Andy Samberg, Isla Fisher, Ian McShane
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

The original intent of this documentary was to tell the story of a couple preparing for their wedding day. During the filming, things took a dramatic and unexpected turn when a mysterious ... See full summary »

Director: Rhett Smith
Stars: Michael Naughton, Ethan Sandler, Roy Jenkins
A Little Help (2010)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A woman gets entangled in a series of bizarre lies in order to take care of herself and her 12 year old son.

Director: Michael J. Weithorn
Stars: Jenna Fischer, Jay Klaitz, Daniel Yelsky
The Promotion (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.

Director: Steve Conrad
Stars: Seann William Scott, John C. Reilly, Chris Conrad
Semi-Pro (2008)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Jackie Moon, the owner-coach-player of the American Basketball Association's Flint Michigan Tropics, rallies his teammates to make their NBA dreams come true

Director: Kent Alterman
Stars: Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, André Benjamin
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A redneck with an uncanny knack for getting arrested becomes the star of his own reality program.

Director: Troy Miller
Stars: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Bruce Taylor


Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Wong (as Charles Chun)
Susanne Wright ...


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 <>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


They want to put a baby in you.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:



Official Sites:



Release Date:

7 September 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Les frères Solomon  »

Filming Locations:

Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$900,926 (USA) (21 September 2007)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

| |


Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


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 »


The scene where the microwave trips the electricity, where they decide that Dean will revive the father while John gets the circuit breakers. Dean runs to the circuit breakers while John runs to the father. After the lights come back, Dean is at the father while John is at the circuit breakers. See more »


Dean Solomon: I gotta be honest, Erica. I'm really feeling a connection here. I mean, you're beautiful, impeccable dresser... great personality, nice hair, fat, great smile, smell good. Have you ever heard of the phrase "More cushion for the pushin"'?
Erica: Yeah, why?
Dean Solomon: Because you got it, lady.
See more »


References Ulee's Gold (1997) See more »


St. Elmo's Fire (Acoustic)
Written by David Foster and John Parr
Performed by John Parr
Courtesy of John Parr Music Ltd.
Under license from Nola Leone/ACE Music Services, LLC
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A Ridiculous yet Funny Movie
23 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Brothers Solomon is one of those movies that is incredibly dumb and ridiculous, yet it turns out to be funny. This movie had it's moments when it was pretty funny and made itself a decent looking comedy, but at other points you were thinking 'why the hell would somebody write that.' The whole point is that John and Dean Solomon want to grant their dad's wish by having a grandchild for him. Will Arnett did a really funny job as always and I continue to like what he does, but this wasn't his best work by far. I think this movie is like a forgotten movie. I mean people won't be talking about The Brothers Solomon for the next twenty. I wouldn't go out on a limb to watch it, but if it was on and nothing else was, then I wouldn't change the channel.

8 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I am dumber for having watched this movie. alisadon-1
So if it was $50 a letter... William_Pahllace
Funniest opening credits ever! famourt
I'm probably missing something obvious but... yolate
I would've scored this film a 9 if... answerguy19
so stupid it's funny. amyelizabethyo
Discuss The Brothers Solomon (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page