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Dinner for Schmucks

PG-13| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
Tim (Paul Rudd) a rising executive, works for a boss who hosts a monthly event in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career boost. Though he declines the invitation at first, he changes his mind when he meets Barry (Steve Carell), a man who builds dioramas using stuffed mice. The scheme backfires when Barry's blundering good intentions send Tim's life into a downward spiral, threatening a major business deal and possibly scuttling Tim's romantic relationship.

Cast: Steve Carell , Paul Rudd , Bruce Greenwood , Ron Livingston , Jemaine Clement , Jeff Dunham , Stephanie Szostak , Lucy Davenport

Director: Jay Roach

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Dinner for Schmucks (2010)

Release Date: July 30th, 2010|1 hr. 54 min.

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fan reviews ( 77 )
  • When Hollywood decides to remake French farce by Francis Veber, the result can be a champagne cocktail (La Cage Aux Folles spawning The Birdcage) or pâté de merde (Les Compères degenerating into Father's Day). Dinner for Schmucks, adapted from Veber's Le Dîner De Cons, falls somewhere in the middle. show more

  • Dinner for Schmucks is lumbering, inconsistent and about 20 minutes too long, but it's funny. It's funny from the beginning, and it stays funny, even as it beats scenes to death and overstays its welcome. show more

  • Pathetically unfunny most of the time. show more

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  • November 19, 2012 rg00000000132369
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    long time classic

  • July 24, 2011 Irene
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    This movie made me laugh out loud several times. Paul Rudd and Steve Carrel are genius. Also loved the girl who played Rudd\'s stalker

  • July 12, 2011 angelica6815
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Oh, Paul Rudd. You so crazy. After recently getting a hold of the first trailer for Paul Rudd's latest starring vehicle, we now exclusively have ourselves the debut poster for the Sundance f...

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There's something for everyone as we enter the first week of a new decade. If you love lowbrow comedies, then 'Dinner for Schmucks,' starring Paul Rudd and Steve Carell in a tale about a rising cor...

Hilarious Quotes from 'Dinner for Schmucks'

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Josh Ballard on August 3, 2010

'Dinner for Schmucks' comically skews the concept of doing whatever it takes to get ahead. Tim (Paul Rudd), an ambitious sixth-floor analyst for a private equity firm, finally has the opportunity to s...

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