In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man: naive Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Center.
As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since - a friendship that's tested when Lori, John's girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship.
A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
In Glenview, Ohio, Evan is the manager of the Costco department store and married to Abby. When the Costco night watchman, Antonio Guzman, is mysteriously murdered, Evan organizes The Neighborhood Watch, a watch team with his suburban neighbors Bob, Franklin and Jamarcus to protect the neighborhood and find the killer of Antonio. Soon they discover that the murderer is an alien that is preparing to invade Earth, and they become the last hope of mankind on Earth. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Given the all star comedy cast you walk into the cinema with high hopes (generally not a good idea for a film), but you are confronted with very few moments of actual comedy compared to the majority of lame jokes in the film. Very few films maintain a good level of comedy throughout the film and this is no exception as the comedy was very spaced out and produced a giggle at best.
I think this film could have been very well made and the acting could have been better, most actors are good at one kind of acting in a specific area and the characters seemed to show it as everyone looked as though they were out of their comfort zone (apart from Richard Ayoade who seemed to really get along with his character).
All in all I believe that if you were looking forward for this film wait for the DVD otherwise it isn't really worth watching.
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