We’re the Millers (2013)


“You know what I’m sayin?” – Scottie P.

“Well, I’m awake and I speak English, so yeah, I know what you’re saying.” – David Clark

Number of Times Seen – 1 (7 Jul 2021)

Brief Synopsis – A local drug dealer convinces a few of his neighbors to pose as his family in order for them to bring in a huge drug shipment from Mexico.

My Take on it – Hilarious concept that works well due to the cast.

Jason Sudeikis is superb as the ‘patriarch’ of this family and helps keep things so enjoyable throughout.

Jennifer Aniston is also great here as his neighbor who is a stripper, who agrees to play the part of his wife for this ‘deal’.

The story is obviously completely absurd and silly, but they still find some great ways to keep it engaging and funny from start to finish.

The way that these characters deal the various situations that they find themselves in is quite effective the whole way through.

As with most movies of this kind, the story is largely based on a series of miscommunications and misunderstandings and they handle those aspects of the story quite adeptly here.

The villains are complete caricatures and never manage to give anything besides what one might expect from those kind of characters.

Recommended!

MovieRob’s Favorite Trivia – The cast played a prank on Jennifer Aniston by playing the Friends (1994) theme song (“I’ll Be There For You” by The Rembrandts) instead of TLC’s “Waterfalls” during a take. This was the last clip used in the bloopers. (From IMDB)

Rating – Globe Worthy (7/10)

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