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Paul Rudd's OUR IDIOT BROTHER gets a trailer!

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here working through the holidays, as usual. A trailer for the really funny Paul Rudd vehicle OUR IDIOT BROTHER has hit. I predicted this flick would make a bazillion dollars when I saw it at Sundance, so let's see how close to the mark I end up!

Enjoy the trailer!



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  • April 24, 2011, 2:46 p.m. CST

    Bunnies! Pastels!

    by Crow3711


  • April 24, 2011, 2:46 p.m. CST

    I will see anything with Paul Rudd

    by BlaGyver

    This looks decent. I got a pretty good laugh out of the bit at the end where he slams the kid's fingers in the door. And really, Paul Rudd, fuckin' class act. I really don't think anybody can say what they say about guys like Michael Cera or Russell Brand, that Rudd "plays the same character in every movie". He's proven to be pretty damn versatile.

  • April 24, 2011, 3 p.m. CST

    Paul Rudd is...The Stapler

    by Dr Gregory House

    Paul Rudd is...a carrot. J/K, I'll see this on dvd.

  • April 24, 2011, 3:22 p.m. CST

    i like Rudd, but it looks like this is his homage to 'The Dude'


    even so, that could be better than a lot of things.

  • April 24, 2011, 3:29 p.m. CST

    More like "What About Bob?"

    by Lao_Che_Air_Freight

    At least with sound off, it looks just like that..

  • April 24, 2011, 3:34 p.m. CST

    "every family has an idiot"?

    by ludmir88

  • April 24, 2011, 3:38 p.m. CST


    by brad negrotto

    I hope what you saw at Sundance was better than that trailer.

  • April 24, 2011, 3:45 p.m. CST

    Rudd looks fat. Finally, we have something in common!

    by Papa CaveDweller

  • April 24, 2011, 3:45 p.m. CST

    Didn't laugh once

    by IndyCollector

  • April 24, 2011, 3:48 p.m. CST

    Directed By Jesse Peretz

    by ZooTrain

    The guy behind the fantastic Foo Fighters video "Big Me."

  • April 24, 2011, 4:08 p.m. CST

    this looks hilarious - rudd needs more vehicles

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

    there arent enough good comedies that arent for morons - that bust in the trailer killed me - i can see that really happening to the right dealer

  • April 24, 2011, 4:12 p.m. CST

    "there arent enough good comedies that arent for morons"

    by Fridge

    You, of course, realize the irony of this.

  • April 24, 2011, 5:11 p.m. CST

    Rashida Jones? Emily Mortimer? Paul Rudd?

    by mradriano

    I'm in for the cuteness alone.

  • April 24, 2011, 5:25 p.m. CST

    Zooey Deschanel?

    by IceTitan

    No thanks.

  • April 24, 2011, 6:08 p.m. CST

    Zooey Deschanel?

    by wackybantha

    Yes, please!

  • April 24, 2011, 6:08 p.m. CST


    by wackybantha

    And furthermore............. ZOOEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • April 24, 2011, 6:25 p.m. CST

    More manchild comedies?

    by brobdingnag

    eh.....I'll watch it on cable.

  • April 24, 2011, 6:31 p.m. CST

    Looks pretty funny

    by palooka_boy

    But I must quibble: that cop committed entrapment

  • April 24, 2011, 6:53 p.m. CST

    Uh...that's a "No".

    by ninpobugei

    Sorry, but that really didn't look particularly good. It's a "no"...not a even a rental.

  • April 24, 2011, 7:17 p.m. CST

    Still agree with Jeff Winger about Rudd.

    by AnnoyYou

    On how religion is like Paul Rudd: I understand the appeal, but neither would I stand in line for it. I think Rudd's unfortunate association with Apatow killed any love I had for him (and I had a lot, starting with Clueless). Now I lump him in with the horror that are Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill, and he's been sullied by association with them. Bleh. If the lead in this movie had been played by someone like Owen "Teflon" Wilson or Joseph Gordon-Levitt, I would have seen it ASAP.

  • April 24, 2011, 7:29 p.m. CST

    not news

    by paul james atwood

    yer only a week late with this. good job.

  • April 24, 2011, 8:10 p.m. CST

    Lil' Lebowski

    by Gwynplaine

  • April 24, 2011, 8:38 p.m. CST

    Looks pretty good to me

    by Kammich

    Paul Rudd is "so-so" playing the straight man in comedies, but he can NAIL playing the oddball("Wet Hot American Summer," "Anchorman," "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," etc), so I'm interested in this. Good supporting cast, too. LOVE YOU ZOOEY, HEARTHEART XOXO. sorry. can't help it. yeah, there's a DEFINITE "Dude" vibe to Rudd's performance. i mean, for crying out loud, he's wearing Jellies! only the Dude can pull that off! but Paul Rudd echoing The Dude doesn't sound like a bad thing at all to me.

  • April 24, 2011, 8:51 p.m. CST

    why do they always add "From the producers of"

    by sunwukong86

    do they really think thats gonna get people to see it?

  • April 24, 2011, 9:17 p.m. CST

    Well THAT trailer...

    by JamesWest

    Well THAT trailer didn't do a thing for me. Seems formulaic.

  • April 24, 2011, 9:21 p.m. CST

    "Don't Bring Me Down"

    by captzeep

    This ELO hit of the 70's was in "Paul", and now the this trailer- which doesn't mean it's necessarily in the movie I suppose. Is this some kind of musical fashion thing?

  • April 24, 2011, 9:25 p.m. CST

    Kammich, agreed

    by BlaGyver

    I love him in I Love You, Man type roles, but he shines when he's doing out-there characters. I will say that one of my favorite Rudd scenes is in Wet Hot American Summer when he has to pick up the dishes he spilt.

  • April 24, 2011, 9:39 p.m. CST


    by redkamel

    perchance I am a bit thick tonight, but what is the irony? a double negative? "there are not enough comedies that are not for morons" makes sense to me.

  • April 24, 2011, 9:51 p.m. CST


    by Kammich

    I couldn't agree more. That single scene perfectly embodies how I act during 98% of my workdays. Paul Rudd is my hero in that movie. "I'm writing in my gournal. I write my thoughts in it every day."

  • April 24, 2011, 10:04 p.m. CST

    Well, that's the first 5 minutes...

    by cloneomat

    What about the other 85?

  • April 24, 2011, 10:05 p.m. CST

    captzeep ...

    by Toe Jam

    ELO, probably my favorite '70s band, gets a tremendous amount of play in movies -- particularly in trailers. "Mr. Blue Sky" must have been in at least a half-dozen trailers, and "Don't Bring Me Down" has been used a lot, as you point out. I'm glad filmmakers -- or at least the people who cut trailers -- have love for ELO. Jeff Lynne must have a ton of dough thanks to them.

  • April 24, 2011, 10:20 p.m. CST

    Wow, didn't laugh a single time.

    by ATARI

  • April 24, 2011, 10:30 p.m. CST

    "To me, religion is like Paul Rudd…"

    by SifoDyasJr

    "I see the appeal, and I wouldn't take it away from anyone, but I wouldn't stand in line for it." - Jeff Winger

  • so, its certainly not any misplaced "indie sensibility" about this film that appeals to me. Quite simply, Rudd has a tendency to knock these characters out of the park, as I said in my previous post. not to mention, comedy is kind of a subjective taste, isn't it? don't get so damn worked up over other people's tastes, viggeo. you're going to put yourself into an early grave with all that anger. ;)

  • April 24, 2011, 10:55 p.m. CST

    Yeah, this looks boring.

    by Ironhelix

    I didn't even come close to smiling, let alone laughing. I understand that you don't want to blow your load in the trailer, but that was pretty coma-inducing.

  • April 24, 2011, 11:34 p.m. CST

    I am with you, viggeo

    by Kammich

    My irrational obsession with Philadelphia sports has shaved AT LEAST a good 7 or 8 years off of my life already, and I'm only 23. *sigh*... one of these days, I'll get an Eagles championship... one... of... these... days

  • April 25, 2011, 12:34 a.m. CST

    I'll netflix it.

    by RobertoInfiniteTHEMoonLander

    My wallet will be drained anyways from all of the awesome movies coming this summer.

  • April 25, 2011, 8:18 a.m. CST

    who the F*** is Emily Mortimer anyway.. re: prev. post.

    by mcgillj

    I don't know her very well myself.. but I BELIEVE she was in "Formula 51", aka "The 51st State" as a hired assassain tracking down Samuel L. Jackson.. actually not a bad flick.. not great.. but LOVED the opening. "I'm gonna be a pharmacologist.." Also I do KNOW for sure though.. she was in "Scream 3" as the new actress who was PICKED for the role of Sidney in "Stab 3". I thought she got off the single greatest character moment in the film.. when the END of the movie you think she's this innocent girl who just HAPPENED to win the role. and she turns it HARD.. then gets stabbed to death.. LOL. So.. JUST for the cast alone.. I'd go see this one.. I actually ENJOYED Little Miss Sunshine.. I am NOT a huge Carrell fan (enjoyed 40 Year Old Virgin.. and when he was on The Daily Show.. and of course Sunshine, he was a nice surprise.. ). But then again not a real shock.. all of the characters were great, especially the grandfather. So.. I'd give this a SHOT.. just based on those 2 factors.. and the fact that I think there MIGHT be a bit more to this movie than JUST what was in the trailer.. at least I hope so. It'd be a shame to waste GOOD actors on such a.. thin movie premise without giving it a bit of something extra.. you have the tools, put them to use.

  • April 25, 2011, 9:32 a.m. CST

    "Gets a trailer" ? I

    by moonlightdrive

  • April 25, 2011, 9:33 a.m. CST

    I've already seen a trailer for this movie.

    by moonlightdrive

  • April 25, 2011, 9:55 a.m. CST

    Paul Rudd has yet to make me laugh.

    by MST3KPIMP

    he's either the straight man or trying way too hard to be cute. I suspect women are his biggest fans.

  • April 25, 2011, 9:57 a.m. CST

    Was much funnier when it was....

    by thot

    ....You, Me and Dupree, (which I love). This trailer didn't make me laugh even once. I like Rudd, but believe he's better as a supporting actor.

  • April 25, 2011, 11:44 a.m. CST

    A Slappa Dat Bee-aass!

    by Autodidact

    Do I sound Jamaican?

  • April 25, 2011, 12:20 p.m. CST

    WTF? You, Me and Dupree SUCKED ASS, thot. A LOT OF ASS.

    by Mennen

  • April 25, 2011, 12:25 p.m. CST

    Paul Rudd always looks like he just ate a shit sandwich

    by Mel

  • April 25, 2011, 12:40 p.m. CST



  • April 25, 2011, 3:27 p.m. CST

    copyright claim?

    by MoffatBabies

    Oh yeah, cause people actually SEEING a trailer is the last thing the company wants. LOL!!! Every time I think things are changing, it's 2003 all over again.

  • April 25, 2011, 3:40 p.m. CST

    I used to look like his twin years ago

    by MoffatBabies

    now he looks more like mine. Oops. Diet time.

  • April 25, 2011, 3:40 p.m. CST

    I also most of the time

    by MoffatBabies

    look like I've eaten the same sandwich.

  • April 25, 2011, 3:59 p.m. CST

    Anyone who was in Wet Hot American Summer gets a free pass.

    by frank

    I can even forgive Rudd for the abomination that was Dinner For Schmucks. It is disappointing that David Wain sold out with Role Models, though.

  • April 26, 2011, 8:37 a.m. CST

    So, is Rudd's character supposed to be the Geico Caveman or the Dude?