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Rubber (2010)

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A homicidal car tire, discovering it has destructive psionic power, sets its sights on a desert town once a mysterious woman becomes its obsession.

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Lieutenant Chad
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Accountant
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Man in Wheelchair
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Film Buff Ethan
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Film Buff Charley
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Dad
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Son
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Teenager Cindy
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Teenager Fiona
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Black Woman (as Cecilia Antoinette)
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Mr. Hughes
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Zach (as Remi Thorne)
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Cleaning Lady (as Tara O'Brien)
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Cop Xavier

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As film spectators watch, a killer car tire comes to life in a desert dump site. Flexing its... rubber... and ready to roll, it soon discovers its telekinetic ability to make small animals and people's heads explode. Lt. Chad hopes to end this movie by fatally poisoning every last spectators, but failing that, the show must go on, and the tire goes on a three-day rampage. With few left alive, a lure is constructed to draw the tire from its motel room, where hopes are to end it and this movie once and for all. Written by statmanjeff

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Are You Tired of the Expected? See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for some violent images and language | See all certifications »

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10 November 2010 (France)  »

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Gumi  »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,346 (USA) (1 April 2011)

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$98,017 (USA) (10 June 2011)
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The director, writer, cinematographer, editor and composer, Quentin Dupieux, is also known as Mr. Oizo. See more »

Goofs

When the boy rides his bike, he is wearing long socks at first, but in a later scene those change to short socks. See more »

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Lieutenant Chad: In the Steven Spielberg movie "E.T.," why is the alien brown? No reason. In "Love Story," why do the two characters fall madly in love with each other? No reason. In Oliver Stone's "JFK," why is the President suddenly assassinated by some stranger? No reason. In the excellent "Chain Saw Massacre" by Tobe Hooper, why don't we ever see the characters go to the bathroom or wash their hands like people do in real life? Absolutely no reason. Worse, in "The Pianist" by Polanski, how come...
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In a list of credits prior to the final credits, the rubber tire appears as an actor named Robert. See more »

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References The Pianist (2002) See more »

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Let's Start The Dance
Composed and performed by Hamilton Bohannon
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I Love this Movie!!!
20 May 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie is so great, is so many different ways. It's the type of film that's 'original' and 'rubbish' at the same time. In a way as if the director wrote the idea and then said to himself, 'this ideas rubbish, how will I get people to like it', and then pretty much says that at the beginning of the film. The film is a 'homage to the 'no reason'' in movies, like saying, OK, we know it's rubbish, but more taking the mickey out of rubbish films just like it, rather than being actually rubbish itself. Thought the film was complete genius, and would happily watch it again, several times. I mean, come on, the films about a telekinetic serial killer Tyre, that kills animals, bottles and makes human heads explode, what more could you want from a comedy / horror film, and the violence in it isn't too over the top, so is even a film that you can watch with your mum and enjoy and laugh at together.


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