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WE'RE THE MILLERS


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By Jess Fenton, 11th August 2013
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WE'RE THE MILLERS

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RELEASE DATE: 15/08/2013
RUN TIME: 1HR 50MIN
CAST: JENNIFER ANISTON - ROSE
JASON SUDEIKIS - DAVID BURKE
EMMA ROBERTS - CASEY
ED HELMS - BRAD
DIRECTOR: RAWSON MARSHALL THURBER
WRITERS: BOB FISHER
STEVE FABER
SEAN ANDERS
JOHN MORIS
PRODUCERS: CHRIS BENDER
VINCENT NEWMAN
TUCKER TOOLEY
HAPPY WALTERS
WEBSITE: WWW.WERETHEMILLERS.COM
FACEBOOK: WERETHEMILLERS
TWITTER: @WERETHEMILLERS
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Jess Fenton
By Jess Fenton, 11th August 2013
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It’s not drug dealing, it’s drug smuggling - there’s a difference. In ‘We’re The Millers’, the difference is life or death. Desperate times call for desperate measures, and when drug dealer David Clark (Jason Sudeikis) is in the hole for $43,000 with his supplier (Ed Helms). The debt is agreed to be forgiven if David goes to Mexico to pick up a smidge (read: a lot) of pot. Believing a family in an RV won’t rouse suspicion, David enlists his nerdy neighbour Kenny (Will Poulter), homeless teen Casey (Emma Roberts) and down-on-her-luck stripper and neighbour Rose (Jennifer Aniston) to pose as The Millers and commit the perfect crime. But as the rules of any roadtrip movie state, nothing is perfect, and the journey is fraught with nosey do-gooders with a trepidatious kinky streak, pissed-off Mexican drug lords and a fake family that struggle to act like a real one.
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The laughs range from simple crowd pleaser - a boy getting bitten where the sun don’t shine by an exotic spider - to the outright lewd - actually seeing said spider-bitten testicle, or a “sister” and “mother” teaching their “brother/son” how to kiss while “dad” looks on and takes pictures. Comedic pros Aniston and Sudeikis carry the film beautifully with scene-stealer Poutler by their side, and a support cast including Kathryn Hahn (‘How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days’) and Nick Offerman (‘Parks and Recreations’).

Unwilling to commit to the full gross-out enchilada, the film falls dramatically when some farcical sentimentality is thrown in to please the parents and partners demographic, and it inevitably falls foul to a predictable ending of redemption and romance.

Ultimately a forgettable film, it still gets a good recommendation based on more than a few good laughs and a post-credit gag reel to boot.

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