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We're the Millers (2013)

 -  Comedy  -  7 August 2013 (USA)
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A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.

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Todd - Strip Club Owner
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Storyline

After being robbed of a week's take, small-time pot dealer David is forced by his boss to go to Mexico to pick up a load of marijuana. In order to improve his odds of making it past the border, David asks the broke stripper Rose and two local teenagers to join him and pretend they're on a family holiday. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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-If anyone asks.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude sexual content, pervasive language, drug material and brief graphic nudity. | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 August 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

¿Quién *&$%! son los Miller?  »

Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$26,419,396 (USA) (9 August 2013)

Gross:

$150,368,971 (USA) (29 November 2013)
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Despite the subject matter, no character is ever seen consuming marijuana. See more »

Goofs

With every scene the motorhome is in, the audio being played signifies it is powered by a diesel engine and has air brakes. There are numerous scenes in the movie when you can see the V10 emblem on the front corner of the motorhome. The motorhome is actually a Ford chassis with a Triton V10 engine and has hydraulic brakes. See more »

Quotes

Rose O'Reilly: [Scottie P. is trying to make out with Casey, who is resisting] Hey! Get your hands off of her! Come here, Casey. Now, you put your hands on her one more time, I swear I'm gonna rip that fucking tattoo right off of your chest.
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Rose O'Reilly: You know what I'm sayin'?
Scottie P.: Oh, really, bitch?
Rose O'Reilly: Yeah, bitch.
Kenny Rossmore: You know what? Why don't you leave the girls alone, man.
Scottie P.: What are you gonna do about it, Eyebrows?
Kenny Rossmore: One... two...
Rose O'Reilly: [Punches Scottie P. in the face]
Scottie P.: OW! Broke my nose! You're a aggressive woman! Y'know wha' I'm...
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, a male voice says, "Adiós, amigos." See more »

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Featured in The EE British Academy Film Awards (2014) See more »

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Waiting At Home
Written and Performed by Ronald J. Webb
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Will probably be regarded as a "so dumb but so funny" comedy.
7 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There's nothing to it, if all you're looking for witty/clever/subtle/deep humor, and you hate sexual/stupid/slapsticky type humor...you will probably still like We're The Millers.

It's not a gold mine of comedy by any means, but it did the job it told us it would do: Make us laugh and give us a fun ride. They really brought together a dysfunctional family and did it in a way that allowed for some suspension of disbelief. A lot of comedies nowadays have those hit or miss scenes where you either laugh, or you just can't suspend your disbelief and you're sitting there like "Really? Really? She's gonna poop in the sink?" (guess the reference). We're The Millers is pretty much a compilation of those kinds of scenes that hit just the right tone to pull it off as funny, clever and it just kinda grows on you.

The "family" we see on screen for most of the surprisingly high 109 minute runtime is in a lot of ways funny, in some ways disgusting, and in a few ways charming. The film just works with the pairing of Sudeikis and Aniston, as we saw for a tiny bit in Horrible Bosses, which to me is one of the funniest movies in a long while. If you liked Wedding Crashers, or Hot Tub Time Machine, chances are you'll like this one, which was written by the 4 screenwriters who worked on those films. The 2 pairs of writers who have a history with comedy throw some subtle humor in the dialog which you probably won't get if you're not paying enough attention, which allows for every comedy lovers dream: To be laughing out loud, then hearing an ever so subtle joke causing you to laugh harder, then hearing another one and another and another. The film was consistently funny in a sense that when it got me, it REEALLLY got me.

Overall, the film is just a slight bit lovable, with characters you actually kinda like...not too common for a modern comedy. More so than the story, the laughs came interspersed well enough to where I can't complain because I did way more laughing than I expected. It wasn't "rolling on the floor" funny, but I did have some hearty laughs out loud.

Recommended to anyone who enjoyed the previous works by the screenwriters.

7/10

EDIT: I ended up seeing it a second time and tried to pay attention to all of the funny subtlety of one-liners and witty remarks by characters throughout, and I laughed very hard at quite a few things I didn't catch the first time. I liked it more the second time and raise my rating to an 8/10. Is truly a very funny film.

8/10


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