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The Brothers Solomon (2007)

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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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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

The sky banner at the end of the movie would've cost the Solomon brothers $80,350. With a 6% sales tax, the total would've come to $85,171. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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John Solomon: Oh, Dean. Don't be so hard on yourself.
Dean Solomon: You just said "hard on."
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References RV (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Almost Paradise
Written by Eric Carmen and Dean Pitchford
Performed by Ann Wilson & Mike Reno
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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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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