Watch Trailer
The Immigrant (2012)
THE IMMIGRANT | 01:26
Watch Trailer
MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 952 this week

The Immigrant (2012)

 |  Short, Comedy  |  26 May 2012 (USA)
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 44 users  
Reviews: 1 user

After being deported back to his native Canada, once-famous comedian Bob London attempts a Hollywood comeback by enlisting human smugglers to sneak him across the Mexico-US border. ... See full summary »

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 585 titles
created 19 May 2012
 
a list of 88 titles
created 16 Jan 2013
 
a list of 29 titles
created 12 Jun 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 02 Jul 2013
 
a list of 664 titles
created 15 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "The Immigrant" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Immigrant (2012)

The Immigrant (2012) on IMDb 7.6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Immigrant.

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

When the mother of his infant son unexpectedly passes away, struggling actor Mark grapples with fatherhood and his inability to grow up. And when he sparks with a single mother, he learns how his choices have real-life consequences.

Director: Mark Webber
Stars: Mark Webber, Alia Shawkat, Shannyn Sossamon
Hits (2014)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A small town in upstate New York plays host to its inhabitants' delusions of grandeur.

Director: David Cross
Stars: Meredith Hagner, Matt Walsh, James Adomian
Magic Magic (2013)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A naive young tourist's road trip across Chile with friends turns into a waking nightmare.

Director: Sebastián Silva
Stars: Michael Cera, Juno Temple, Emily Browning
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

While his trailer trash parents teeter on the edge of divorce, Nick Twisp sets his sights on dream girl Sheeni Saunders, hoping that she'll be the one to take away his virginity.

Director: Miguel Arteta
Stars: Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Ray Liotta
Extreme Movie (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A sketch comedy movie about the joys and embarrassments of teen sex. But mostly the embarrassments.

Directors: Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson
Stars: Frankie Muniz, Michael Cera, Ashley Schneider
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

High school student Nick O'Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg when she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes.

Director: Peter Sollett
Stars: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Aaron Yoo
Year One (2009)
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

After being banished from their tribe, two hunter-gatherers encounter Biblical characters and eventually wind up in the city of Sodom.

Director: Harold Ramis
Stars: Jack Black, Michael Cera, Olivia Wilde
Short | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Michael Cera
Stars: Michael Cera, Jack O'Connell, Charles Grodin
Failure I (2013)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An unknown woman enters.a lonely man's house. The woman starts s conversion with the startled man. The woman asks the man to trust here which the man is not sure about. The man thinks the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Cera
Stars: Michael Cera, Aubrey Plaza
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Various friends and fans of the legendary band Islands weigh in on their groundbreaking new album, "Ski Mask."

Director: Derek Waters
Stars: Craig Anstett, Sarah Burns, Michael Cera
Coffin Dodgers (TV Short 2013)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Dwayne Carey-Hill
Stars: John DiMaggio, Will Forte, Gary Anthony Williams
Rebounding (TV Movie 2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A man recovers from the death of his fiancé with the help of the idiots on his pickup basketball team.

Director: Jason Winer
Stars: Will Forte, Matt Jones, Andrea Savage
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Bob London
...
Tim Terry
...
Jackie Chandler
...
Michael
...
Margaret
...
Will
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carlos Alonso ...
Boarder Guard (voice)
T D
...
Human Smuggler
Drastiko Drastiko ...
Man from Truck
...
Actress
...
Actress
Tueykay Jew-Crowder ...
Masseuse
Luis Jimenez ...
Luiz
Josue Carlos Jiminez ...
Worker 2
Edit

Storyline

After being deported back to his native Canada, once-famous comedian Bob London attempts a Hollywood comeback by enlisting human smugglers to sneak him across the Mexico-US border. Deposited in East LA after a taxing journey, Bob is rejected by his former manager and famous friends and finds himself penniless and alone. He is then adopted by a pair of migrant workers named Gerardo and Luiz who resolve to show Bob how to make it in America. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Comedy

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

26 May 2012 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Two years old, and not one comment.
8 May 2014 | by (The Imperial Earth State) – See all my reviews

I get the sneaking suspicion that either no one has seen this movie, or someone has and thinks that it's too worthless to comment on. Of course, the idea of positing that illegal aliens can save the day for our hero by showing him "how to make it in America" is a questionable plot device at best when the USA is coming apart at the seams over the problem of how to deal with illegals. The only reason I can see that this got made in the first place is because it is a Canadian/United States co-production and Canada is notable for its laxness concerning immigration. It's almost as if this is some sort of propaganda piece intended to create a favorable view of illegals. "Almost" hell. More like "is."

I haven't seen this myself, but I doubt I will.


0 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Immigrant (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?