We're The Millers Reviews

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August 27, 2019
If you've seen the trailers, you've seen a highlight reel of all We're the Millers has to offer, save for swollen prosthetic genitalia worn by a teenage actor from Chronicles of Narnia.
August 22, 2019
An ever increasingly ludicrous premise bludgeoned mercilessly into the requisite formula of Hollywood comedy.
March 2, 2019
Thurber aims for a please-all comic strategy that feels mischievously naughty while remaining ultimately safe and middle of the road, but the reality is a wholly unconfident, tonally disjunctive summer ride.
June 29, 2016
An R-rated comedy shouldn't possess a PG-rated heart.
February 4, 2014
At one point Aniston does a strip tease to create a diversion, presumably from her own heart of gold.
January 3, 2014
The movie's lingering close-ups on yearning faces and heart-to-heart conversations force the fake Millers into real familial longing that's more bogus than the family itself.
October 13, 2013
More like We're the Fillers. Despite having a half-decent premise, this generic American comedy squanders every single one of its comedic opportunities.
September 16, 2013
...a promising comedy that ultimately succumbs to the worst and most needless conventions that Hollywood has to offer.
September 10, 2013
Then there's the idea of the primped and plastic Aniston playing a stripper, perhaps the least realistic portrayal of a sex worker since Julia Roberts in "Pretty Woman."
August 30, 2013
It's worth pondering whether the target audience will be able to grasp that the moral here - that crime does pay, as long as you're funny - isn't meant to be taken seriously.
August 23, 2013
A very rude road movie prone to too many second-gear kangaroo jumps ( ... ) but [Will Poulter] is sure to be dining out on the fun of his kissing education for years.
August 22, 2013
Reason No. 34,075 to legalize drugs: it would eliminate painfully unfunny comedies like this one. Comedy shouldn't make you pity the comedians.
August 21, 2013
With jokes cloned from bad taste movies and off-kids-telly villains, it doesn't even qualify for dumb fun.
August 20, 2013
This has a script that initially manages a surprise or two and nearly makes you like the characters until the ideas (or the dope) run out, and everyone's forced to ham it up, swear their heads off and drop their pants for serious scrotum jokes.
August 19, 2013
Excessive improvisation and scrappy plotting let down an able cast.
August 17, 2013
...the outtake that closes the proceedings, with the four principals of the titled "family" applauding and laughing at and with their certified star, Jennifer Aniston, once and always from TV's "Friends," might be the most memorable moment in their movie.
August 16, 2013
There's very little about the film that rings true.
August 16, 2013
Has humor and heart but it is covered up with rude, crude language and endless streams of profanity.
August 14, 2013
Pretends to be edgy and hip, but in reality is so conventional it makes an old Osmond Family Christmas special look subversive.
August 14, 2013
Certainties are few in this life, but you can take it from me: Though the movie listings might suggest otherwise, there's no such thing as Miller time.
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