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We're the Millers (2013)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 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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Bob Fisher (screenplay), Steve Faber (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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4 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Aniston ... Rose O'Reilly
Jason Sudeikis ... David Clark
Emma Roberts ... Casey Mathis
Will Poulter ... Kenny Rossmore
Ed Helms ... Brad Gurdlinger
Nick Offerman ... Don Fitzgerald
Kathryn Hahn ... Edie Fitzgerald
Molly C. Quinn ... Melissa Fitzgerald (as Molly Quinn)
Tomer Sisley ... Pablo Chacon
Matthew Willig ... One-Eye
Luis Guzmán ... Mexican Cop
Thomas Lennon ... Rick Nathanson
Mark L. Young ... Scottie P.
Ken Marino ... Todd - Strip Club Owner
Laura-Leigh ... Kymberly
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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

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-If anyone asks.

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Comedy | Crime

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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Trivia

Don and Edie (Nick Offerman and Kathryn Hahn) play husband and wife in this movie, the same actor and actress are also in Parks and Recreation (2009) together (Nick plays Ron Swanson and Kathryn plays Jennifer Barkley). See more »

Goofs

Casey doesn't take out her iPhone to record Kenny's spider bites until a moment before he collapses, yet the video she posts on YouTube includes David and Rose convincing him to pull his pants down and show them the injury and you can hear David clearly say, "We can't stop!" all of which happens long before he collapses. See more »

Quotes

Rose O'Reilly: Lord, we thank thee for the blessing of this family vacation. May David find his bliss and bring us all back home safely. May Kenny and Casey fortify their sibling bond over the warm glow of our devoted hearts. And may this entire airplane find safe passage and a bountiful life. Even the Jews. Amen.
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Connections

References Precious (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Stroke Me
Written by Mickey Avalon, Billy Squier and Cisco Adler
Performed by Mickey Avalon
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Contains a sample of "The Stroke"
Performed by Billy Squier
Courtesy of Capitol Records, LLC
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Will probably be regarded as a "so dumb but so funny" comedy.
7 August 2013 | by naregianSee 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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Release Date:

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Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,419,396, 11 August 2013

Gross USA:

$150,394,119

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$269,994,119
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2.39 : 1
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