We're the Millers
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We're the Millers

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Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber

Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Will Poulter

     
 

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A low-level pot dealer poses as a family man in order to pay back a debt to his supplier in this comedy starring Saturday Night Live alumni Jason Sudeikis. If you're a soccer mom in search of some reefer, David Burke (Sudeikis) is just the man to talk to. He certainly isn't the biggest dealer in town, but he's discreet, and aims to please. When David attempts

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A low-level pot dealer poses as a family man in order to pay back a debt to his supplier in this comedy starring Saturday Night Live alumni Jason Sudeikis. If you're a soccer mom in search of some reefer, David Burke (Sudeikis) is just the man to talk to. He certainly isn't the biggest dealer in town, but he's discreet, and aims to please. When David attempts to perform a good deed and gets robbed in the process, however, his supplier Brad (Ed Helms) is none too happy. Now, in order to pay Brad back before the hammer drops, David must retrieve a big drug shipment from Mexico and sneak back across the border undetected. It's a risky job for sure, but with the help of a few neighbors David might just pull it off. With sardonic stripper Rose (Jennifer Aniston) assuming the role of housewife, teenage misfit Kenny (Will Poulter) posing as the awkward son, and rebellious Casey (Emma Roberts) filling in as his sister, David slips on some khakis, and starts heading south. Meanwhile, as David tries to convince himself that the border patrol wouldn't give a second glance at such a typical suburban family, the shipment -- and the stakes -- both prove greater than anticipated. Nick Offerman, Kathryn Hahn, and Ken Marino co-star.

Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide - Perry Seibert
August is traditionally a bit of a dumping ground for movies that Hollywood isn't sure how to market or doesn't expect much from. In terms of sheer quality, Rawson Marshall Thurber's We're the Millers, a late-summer release from New Line, deserved to open Memorial Day weekend. Jason Sudeikis stars as David, a low-level pot dealer who doesn't have a care or worry in the world -- no family, no responsibilities, no consequences -- until he's robbed by three guys after trying to stop them from mugging homeless teenager Casey (Emma Roberts) and his downstairs neighbor Kenny (Will Poulter), an innocent teen with a neglectful mom. After the trio swipe his cash and his pot, David's supplier Brad (Ed Helms) offers to wipe his debt away if he brings back a shipment of marijuana from Mexico. David has no choice but to agree, and soon figures out the disguise he needs to make it across the border without arousing suspicion -- a family. He hires Kenny, Casey, and Rose (Jennifer Aniston), a neighbor who works as a stripper, to play his brood. While the plan gets them into Mexico, their journey back grows unexpectedly complex when the smidge and a half promised by Brad turns out to be millions of dollars in weed. As they struggle together, the four bickering losers start to bond with one another, and soon it looks like this fake family may turn into a real one. Outside of the high-concept premise, the plot of We're the Millers is less important than the cast, their interactions, and the ceaselessly amusing predicaments they find themselves in throughout the film -- this is the most consistently funny Hollywood comedy of the 2013 summer season. The laughs come rapid-fire, with Sudeikis carrying the heaviest load; many of his lines feel improvised, and in this case that isn't a bad thing. Aniston has been dipping her toes in this kind of material more and more recently (Wanderlust, Horrible Bosses), but playing Rose allows her to show off her killer bod and be a thoroughly plausible mother. She's rarely been this appealing on the big screen. Emma Roberts does teen rebellion with a credibly dismissive sneer and a perpetually loaded middle finger, and Poulter steals every scene with his earnest but goofy wide-eyed expressions. Throw in fantastic supporting performances by Nick Offerman and Kathryn Hahn as a pleasant Midwestern couple the Millers bump into during their travels, Ken Marino as a sleazy strip-club owner, and Luis Guzman as a corrupt Mexican cop, and you start to appreciate how many different ways the people in this film get you to laugh. Thurber, who almost a decade earlier made Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story -- another comic gem that never let up on the funny -- isn't just a good comedy director, he's a good director period. Notice how efficiently he handles the sequence in which David is grabbed on the street by Brad's goons: A few quick cuts let us know what has happened, and he still squeezes in a few comic insults obviously added after the fact by Sudeikis. In addition, Thurber injects the film with just enough heart so the laughs don't come from a cynical place -- he likes these characters and these performances, and that goodwill shines through even when the movie goes to its edgiest material. We're the Millers has heart, a decently structured story, and a very game cast, but what you'll remember is giggling, belly laughing, and smiling the entire time. How funny is it? So funny that the obligatory end-credits blooper reel has bigger, better, and smarter laughs than many feature-length comedies.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/19/2013
UPC:
0883929316649
Original Release:
2013
Rating:
R
Source:
New Line Home Video
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:59:00
Sales rank:
11,393

Special Features

See more Jennifer and more Jason, and extend the road trip even farther with over 45 minutes of smoking-hot extras, outrageous outtakes and nonstop laughs; ; Disc 1:; Theatrical feature; Millers unleashed: outtakes overload - never-before-seen memorable moments; Gag reel & deleted scenes; Extreme Aniston; The Miller makeovers; And so much more; ; Disc 2: ; Extended cut - over 8 minutes of new material

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jennifer Aniston Rose O'Reilly
Jason Sudeikis David Clark
Will Poulter Kenny Rossmore
Emma Roberts Casey Mathis
Ed Helms Brad Gurdlinger
Nick Offerman Don Fitzgerald
Kathryn Hahn Edie Fitzgerald
Molly Quinn C. Melissa Fitzgerald
Tomer Sisley Pablo Chacon
Matthew J. Willig One-Eye
Luis Guzman Mexican Cop
Thomas Lennon Rick Nathanson
Mark L. Young Scottie P
Ken Marino Todd - Strip Club Owner
Laura Leigh Kymberly
Crystal Nichol Brad's Receptionist
Dickson Obahor Parking Cop
Brett Gentile White Bread Dad
Kelly Collins Lintz White Bread Mom
Lynn Talley Stylist
Alan Gilmer Middle Aged Man
Sam Richardson TSA Agent
Denielle Fisher Johnson Flight Attendant #1
Deborah Chavez Flight Attendant #2
Kevin Dorff Border Guard #1
Rawson Marshall Thurber The Ultimate Border Guard
Kurt Grossi Border Guard #3
Dave McElhaney White Gringo
Brendan Hunt Sketchy Dude
Scott Adsit Doctor
Vickie Eng Hospital Nurse
Lunden de'Leon Hospital Receptionist
Joey Nappo Gutter Punk #1
Joshua Mikel Gutter Punk #2
Matthew Schweppe Gutter Punk #3
Tonya Bludsworth Soccer Mom
Matthew Cornwell Dan Johnson
Marcus Viscidi Business Man

Technical Credits
Rawson Marshall Thurber Director
Sean Anders Screenwriter
Lisa Beach Casting
Chris Bender Producer
Richard Brener Executive Producer
Shay Cunliffe Costumes/Costume Designer
George Drakoulias Musical Direction/Supervision
Toby Emmerich Executive Producer
Steve Faber Original Story,Screenwriter
Denise Faye Choreography
Bob Fisher Original Story,Screenwriter
Jonathan S. Gaynor Sound Mixer
Elliott Glick Art Director
Ludwig Göransson Score Composer
Ancil Trey Gordon Special Effects
Clayton R. Hartley Production Designer
Michael Hauk Special Effects
David Heyman Executive Producer
Sarah Katzman Casting
Roger Lifsey Special Effects
Cindy Marty Sound/Sound Designer
John Morris Screenwriter
Dave Neustadter Executive Producer
Vincent G. Newman Producer
Barry Peterson Cinematographer
William Purcell Special Effects
Morgan Rogers Special Effects
Mike Sale Editor
Theodore Shapiro Score Composer
J.C. Spink Executive Producer
Aaron Strickland Special Effects
Tucker Tooley Producer
Marcus Viscidi Executive Producer
Happy Walters Producer
Mary Ellen Woods Asst. Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- We're the Millers: Theatrical
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10. Scene 10
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12. Scene 12
Disc #2 -- We're the Millers: Extended Cut
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3. Scene 3
4. Scene 4
5. Scene 5
6. Scene 6
7. Scene 7
8. Scene 8
9. Scene 9
10. Scene 10
11. Scene 11
12. Scene 12

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We're the Millers 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
love this movie . you get a lotta laughs when you watch Were The Millers. a great comedy!!!!