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R| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
In Glenview, Ohio, four pals -- Evan (Ben Stiller), Bob (Vince Vaughn), Franklin (Jonah Hill) and Jamarcus (Richard Ayoade) -- form a neighborhood watch group. Armed with flashlights, walkie-talkies and spiffy new jackets, the guys try to take their mission seriously, even if they spend a little time goofing off now and then. But when they discover aliens living among them, and no one believes their story, they learn that they have to kick things up a notch to save the world from annihilation.

Cast: Ben Stiller , Vince Vaughn , Jonah Hill , Richard Ayoade , Rosemarie DeWitt , Will Forte , Doug Jones , R. Lee Ermey

Director: Akiva Schaffer

Genres: Comedy, Science fiction

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Watch (2012)

Release Date: July 27th, 2012|1 hr. 41 min.

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  • March 29, 2013 kb9jrt
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    Plot was unoriginal, and unimaginitive. Several well-known actors and several girls with \"lack of adequate covering\" is what made this movie possible. It sure wasn\'t the story or plot line. Wasted $1.29 at the Redbox.

  • January 04, 2013 sm00000000134753
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    This is a great movie for young adults. I thought it was hilarious and it had a good choice of actors. Couldn\'t stop laughing. I bought the DVD for sure.

  • December 26, 2012 onexgrandma
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    Not worth the $1.29 I paid to rent it.

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Who Is Richard Ayoade? Meet The 'Other' Guy From 'The Watch'

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Jul 26th, 2012 4:25PM

If you've seen previews for "The Watch" you've probably thought "Oh yeah! Ben Stiller! Vince Vaughn! Jonah Hill! And... some other guy... with glasses!" That guy with glasses just happens to be...

'The Watch' Unscripted: Joe Pesci Impressions From Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn And Jonah Hill

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Jul 26th, 2012 10:19AM

In our latest episode of Moviefone's Unscripted, Ben Stiller tried to have a tender moment when recounting his torment at the hands of a childhood bully... until his "Watch" co-stars Vince Vaughn and...

'The Watch' Unscripted: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn And Jonah Hill Answer Your Questions (VIDEO)

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Jul 25th, 2012 9:44AM

When guests sit down for an episode of Moviefone's Unscripted, a lot of unpredictable moments happen. But when Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill take part, you might as well relinquish all...

'Neighborhood Watch' Movie Changes Name To 'The Watch'

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on May 4th, 2012 3:57PM

As a way of further disassociating itself from the Trayvon Martin tragedy, the film "Neighborhood Watch" has decided to change its name. According to Variety, the film has been retitled "The Watch."...

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